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Davis Sporting Collection : Part I and Part II, ca. 1860-1948

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Record title

Davis Sporting Collection : Part I and Part II, ca. 1860-1948

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9arGvXAn

Davis Sporting Collection : Part I and Part II, ca. 1860-1948

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Davis Sporting Collection : Part I and Part II, ca. 1860-1948

Full title

Davis Sporting Collection : Part I and Part II, ca. 1860-1948

Date

ca. 1860-1948

Record Identifier

9arGvXAn
Physical Description

Contents

Textual Records - (manuscript, typescript, printed, newscuttings) - 8 boxes - 1.44 Meters

Photographs - ca. 5000 (chiefly silver gelatin photoprints) - periodical illustrations, ink drawings and ephemera

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

This collection comprises 71 record series.

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Physical Access Conditions

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

PART I - PICTORIAL MATERIAL:
Vol 1. Amateur and professional athletics
Vol 2. Australian rules football
Vol 3. Aviation
Vol 4. Ballooning
Vol 5. Baseball
Vol 6. Billiards
Vol 7. Boating and bowling
Vol 8. Boxing
Vol 9. Coursing
Vol 10. Cricket
Vol 11. Cycling
Vol 12. Fishing
Vol 13. Golf
Vol 14. Highland g...

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Full title

Davis Sporting Collection : Part I and Part II, ca. 1860-1948

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

The Mitchell Library also holds printed books, pamphlets and newscuttings of the Davis sporting collections.

Some photoprints are reproduced in:
The Referee. Sydney : Edward Lewis, 1886-1939. Location number: RAV/FM4/241 General Reference Library.
The Arrow. Sydney : Harry Markham Evans, 1896-1933. Location number: RAV/FM4/823 General...

Signature / Inscriptions

Most photoprints are annotated on reverse

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

This collection was acquired in two parts, Part II of the collection was purchased in 1976
Pic.Acc.3764

Administrative / Biographical history

The Davis sporting collection was largely compiled by John Corbett Davis (editor of The Referee, The Arrow & The Sunday Times from 1912-1939), Joseph J. Davis (brother of J.C. Davis) and Vincent C. Davis (son of J.C. Davis). John Corbett Davis was born on 11 April 1868 in Araluen, N.S.W.

References:
Library correspondence file
Inform...

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Record Identifier

9arGvXAn

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Reference code

52515

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