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David Davies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 85-10

Content Description

Judge Daniel David Davies, one of the early white settlers in Cullowhee and one of the "founding fathers" of Western Carolina University, was a civil engineer from Wales. After a stay in South Carolina, he moved to Cullowhee.

Judge Davies and Robert Hamilton Brown, a neighbor, donated land for the site of St. David's Episcopal church.

The Davies collection consists of eight (8) photographs.

The addition is an original oil painting by Sue Davies, daughter of David Davies, entitled "View of the Tuckaseegee River" (canvas). According to The History of Jackson County (Max Williams, ed.) the painting was done c. 1886.

Dates

  • 1886 - 1919

Conditions Governing Use

No publication fee is made for use of Western Carolina University Library special collections material in scholarly publications. The Library retains sole right to judge what constitutes a non-scholarly or commercial publication. Permission to publish commercially, in circumstances where the Library is qualified to grant it, requires proper authorization. Please contact Special Collections at specialcollections@wcu.edu for more information.

Extent

6 Files

Language of Materials

English

Condition Description

Fair-Good.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Hunter Library - Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Cullowhee United States