Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post)
- Existence: 1850 - 1918
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Includes letters from Henry George on a U. S. income tax proposal, 1883; Theodore Roosevelt on establishing a Nevada State Police, 1908; E. A. Powell on Davis' purchase of a pedigreed bull, 1885; Thomas A. Edison on use of sagebrush as fuel, 1910; letters from Davis to Nevada U. S. Senator William M. Stewart about politics and Lake Tahoe, 1900-1901; Davis' poem the Burial of Sam Magee, n.d.; and Davis' response to a toast at a Virginia City banquet celebrating the installation of electrical...
Abstract Includes materials by or about Sam Davis and his family, the Corbett-Fitzsimmons boxing match, Thomas Fitch, Thomas P. Brown, Henry R. Mighels, Robert O'Brien, Theodore Winters, Lake Tahoe, and the Western States Exploration Company.,Microfilm contains materials from family scrapbook.
Abstract Letter to Sam P. Davis written on the back of an engraving, which Drury says was supplied by the Hon. Lance Nightingale as a suggestion from which to produce the Great Seal of Nevada.,Drury also suggests it would make a good illustration for Davis' book, History of Nevada.
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers of C. C. Goodwin, mainly spanning the years, 1890-1917 also includes photographs, printed material and some papers of son, James T. (Tod) Goodwin.
Abstract Papers include letter from Philip to Ed about business; ms on "Mining camp 'booms'" by Roy; typescript poem "Action" by Davis; scrapbook (1863-1888) started by Henry R., including clippings of his poetry and prose, Nevada history, and his election as Assembly speaker; and a scrapbook (1894-1897) by Harry of his published poetry, prose, and book reviews.
Abstract Anthology of poetry by Nevadans with Nevada themes, ca 1939, and unbound, printed poems. Poets include the following: Herbert M. Ayres, Helena Grace Bradley, Harriet A. Brooks, Irene Bruce, Laura Bulmer, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Samuel Post Davis, Rolin Mallory Daggett, Joanne de Longchamps, Clarence Eddy, Taugen Eilo, Joseph T. Goodman, L. Sybil Howe, Emma J. Kerns, Susanna R. Lake, Linda Lee, Frank McCulloch, Phillip Verrill Mighels, Joseph A. Murphy, Jerome J. Quinlan, Bertha Eaton...
Abstract Paper relating the efforts of Samuel P. Davis (April 4, 1850 – March 17, 1918), former oral historian at the University of Nevada Reno, to honor John W. Mackay with a statue sculpted by John Gutzon Broglum; the statue was placed on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.