WILLIAM H. DAVIS COLLECTION

 

 

(Mss 74)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

May 2006

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Container List

 

List of Series

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          1 linear foot (including 7 bound volumes)

 

Geographic

locations:                 New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Inclusive

dates:                        ca. 1860-1960

 

Summary:                Records and papers from the residence of Mrs. Nellie Norman Davis (4321 La Salle Street, New Orleans, La.), widow of William H. Davis, Sr., a long time member and official of the Bricklayers' Masons', and Marble Masons' International Union No. 1 of Louisiana.  Consists of cash ledger, minutes, photographs, plaque, publications, miscellany.

 

Source:                     Gift, September 1976

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

Copyright:                Physical rights, copyright, and literary property rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation:                    William H. Davis Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

List of Series

 

 

Series I.    Bricklayers', Masons' and Marble Masons' International Union No. 1 of Louisiana

 

Series II.        New Orleans Federation of Classroom Teachers, Local 527

 

Series III.       Davis Family Papers

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

Series I.    Bricklayers', Masons' and Marble Masons' International Union No. 1 of Louisiana

 

Cash Ledger (collections, expenses; mainly recorded by Davis who was treasurer for period covered except for January 18, 1912 through December 31, 1916 when A.W. Ridley was treasurer), 1908 - 1958.  6 bd. vols.

 

74-1                            July 16, 1908 - November 2, 1911.

 

74-2                            January 18, 1912 - June 17, 1920.

 

74-3                            July 1, 1920 - June 19, 1930.

 

74-4                            July 3, 1930 - December 21, 1939.

 

74-5                            January 4, 1940 - December 16, 1948.

 

74-6                            January 6, 1949 - June 19, 1958.

 

74-15        Miscellany (check signing agreement, correspondence, reports, rules for stewards), n.d., 1933, 1948 - 1960.

 

74-14        Miscellany (time book with job, time and earning notations;  receipts;  voter registration broadside;  business card;  convention badge), n.d., 1946 - 1948, 1954, 1958.

 

New Orleans Classroom Teachers Association.  See New Orleans Federation of Classroom Teachers, Local 527...

 

 

Series II.        New Orleans Federation of Classroom Teachers, Local 527

 

74-7          Minutes, September 3, 1937 - March 13, 1945.  1 bd. vol.

 

New Orleans League of Classroom Teachers.  See New Orleans Federation of Classroom Teachers, Local 527...

 

 

Series III.       Davis Family Papers

 

74-9 –

74-12        Photographs (Davis family and friends?), ca. 1860 - 1960.

 

74-8          Plaque (commemorating Life Membership awarded Davis for fifty consecutive years of membership, 1901 - 1951, in Bricklayers', Masons', and Marble Masons' International Union No. 1 of Louisiana).

 

74-13        Publications

 

Louisiana State Federation of Labor.  Proceedings of 35th Annual Convention.  Baton Rouge, 1947.

 

New Orleans Public Schools.  Valena C. Jones Normal and Practical School.  Senior Normal Class.  The Moving Finger (volume 5).  New Orleans, 1939.

 

Xavier Prep School.  Senior Class, 1937.  Hot Chocolate.  [New Orleans, 1937].

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

Bricklayers', Masons' and Marble Masons' International Union No. 1 of Louisiana

Davis, William H.

New Orleans Federation of Classroom Teachers, Local 527

Union records—LouisianaNew Orleans