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Collection of Papers on Nelson M. Davidson

Identifier: MSS -223-SC

Scope and Content

This collection contains seven items, including a letter from Garnet Davidson (presumably the wife of Nelson Davidson) to Erna Fergusson regarding Mr. Davidson's work and their appreciation of Fergusson's writing, as well as numerous pencil sketches by Nelson M. Davidson. These sketches include those done for the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas in 1936 as well as for the Frontier Centennial in Forth Worth in 1936. The motifs in his sketches include governmental, historical, and private buildings (such as museums, missions, and business buildings) as well as natural scenery native to the area. His sketches reflect both Texas and Oklahoma. According to newspaper clippings also housed in this collection, Davidson was "an Oklahoma City traveling man who draws pictures as a hobby.


  • 1933-1936


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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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This collection contains correspondence from Garnet Davidson to Erna Fergusson, regarding Nelson Davidson's work, as well as numerous sketches by Nelson M. Davidson.
Finding Aid of the Collection of Papers on Nelson M. Davidson, 1933-1936
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Finding aid is in English

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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131