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John Eugene Davies Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: LU-MS-195
This collection contains a photograph of John Eugene Davies, Lawrence University class of 1862; a letter written about him by classmate William Searles; and two U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey notebooks containing micrometric measures and observations dated 1889-1891.


  • 1862-1900


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection are in the public domain.


0.20 Linear Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Deceased 1900, at Madison, Wisconsin. Born, April 23, 1839, in Wales, Great Britain. Degrees A.M., M.D. Save when in the army, occupied in teaching. 1865-1867, professor of chemistry and physics, Lawrence University. 1867 till death, professor of physics at University of Wisconsin. Married, March 7, 1866, Anna Burt. One daughter, Clara May. [Source: Lawrence College Alumni Record, 1922]

Method of Acquisition

The source, date, and method of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2016
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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