Papers of Perry G. Davis

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The following is excerpted from the finding aid for the collection.

Title: Jim Cavin Collection of Perry G. Davis Papers

Date: 1908 – 1911

Creator: Perry G. Davis

Extent: less than 1 cu. ft.

Abstract: Postcards of scenes in Asia and the United States: 25 rural or urban scenes in China, 15 rural or urban scenes in Japan, 2 post card sets with applied color, mounted, of the Great White Fleet Tour of Asia, 1 U.S. scene depicting the winners of race of oarsmen in dory from USS SOUTH DAKOTA, 1 New Zealand water and landscape scene.

Biographical Note: Perry G. Davis (born 1886 in Missouri) was a sailor in the United States Navy on ships of the Great White Fleet during its tour of the Orient. Dates given in his journal and seaman’s papers are between 1908-1911.

Administrative Information:
Repository: Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Access, Use: Prior arrangement with Librarian, Curator, or Museum Director
Preferred Citation for Reference Requests: Perry Davis Papers
Copyright Notice: Copyright restrictions may apply. See the copyright notice here.

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