Emily Cleveland Davis (1898-1968)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2832]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1940

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-2832

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Summary

Washington, D.C., native Emily Cleveland Davis (1898-1968) had attended American University in the early 1920s before becoming the Science Service archaeology editor, 1926-1941. She was the coauthor, with Ralph Van Deman Magoffin, of Magic Spades: The Romance of Archeology (1929) and author of Ancient Americans: The Archeological Story of Two Continents (1931). During the 1940s, she worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Subject

  • Davis, Emily Cleveland 1898-1968
  • American University
  • Science Service
  • United States Department of Agriculture

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-2832

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1940
  • 26-Dec-40

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Topic

Archaeology

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2832]

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