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Stephen B. Davis Papers

Identifier: AC 569

Scope and Content

Collection consists of Stephen B. and Mary Davis's personal correspondence with Herbert Hoover and his wife (Lou Henry), and other friends and officials, plus family members. Also included are invitations and menus for White House dinners and other Washington D.C. events.


  • 1921-1955

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Information

Stephen B. Davis (1874-1933) lived in Las Vegas, NM from 1898 to 1923. Davis was appointed as the first United States Attorney for New Mexico in 1912. In 1921 he was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of New Mexico. From 1923 to 1927 he was in Washington as Solicitor of the Department of Commerce headed by Herbert Hoover. The Hoovers and the Davises remained lifelong friends. After 1927 he practiced law in New York and was a director of the National Utility Association. Son Stephen Davis, Jr. (Bud) lived on the Sanguijuela Ranch in Las Vegas, NM.


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Guide to the Stephen B. Davis Papers, 1921-1955
Edited Full Draft
© 2013
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090