Guide to the Edwin G. Davies Papers, 1918-1926

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Guide to the Edwin G. Davies Papers, 1918-1926

Pasadena Museum of History



Research Library and Archives

Pasadena, California

Contact Information:

  • Pasadena Museum of History
  • Research Library and Archives
  • 470 West Walnut Street
  • Pasadena, California 91103-3594
  • Phone: (626) 577-1660, Ext. 13
  • Fax: (626) 577-1662
  • Email: research@pasadenahistory.org
  • URL: http://www.pasadenahistory.org
Processed by:
The Pasadena Museum of History staff
Date Completed:
October 1999
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2002 Pasadena Museum of History. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edwin G. Davies Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1918-1926
Collection number: Consult repository
Creator: Davies, Edwin G.
Extent: 1 box
Repository: Pasadena Museum of History
Pasadena, California 91103-3594
Abstract: The Edwin G. Davies Papers (1918-1926) includes 5 photographs, 2 tintypes, certificates, and diplomas.
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open to the public for research. Use is restricted by rules intended to protect and preserve the materials in good condition for the future. For additional information please contact the Pasadena Museum of History.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Suggested citation of these records: [Identification of item], Edwin G. Davies Papers, Research Library and Archives, Pasadena Museum of History.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Virginia Thomas.

Biography

Edwin G. Davies was a longtime Pasadena resident. He was an estate consultant with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago.
Davies was born in Helena, Montana in 1904. He received a BA in science from the University of Toronto and attended the Osgood Law School in Toronto. He worked in Chicago as a sales engineer and then became an estate consultant selling life insurance. In 1933 he established his own office, first in Chicago and then in California in 1940.
Davies was married to Miriam Valeta Rice and had two children, Charles and Amalia. He had two children, Ann and Gary, from a previous marriage.

Scope and Content

This collection includes family portraits, school, church and activity certificates, diplomas and miscellaneous photographs.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Davies, Edwin G.
Estate Planning--California--Pasadena


Container List

Box-folder 1:1

Background Information

Box-folder 1:2

Family portraits

Box-folder 1:2

3 black and white photographs

Box-folder 1:2

1 tinted photograph

Box-folder 1:2

2 tintypes of Davies and family members

Box-folder 1:3

Miscellaneous

Box-folder 1:3

Church attendance diploma, 1918

Box-folder 1:3

School certificates, 1916, 1920-1922

Box-folder 1:3

Junior high school diploma, 1920

Box-folder 1:3

High school diploma

Box-folder 1:3

Royal Life Saving Society Certificates, 1919, 1922, 1923

Box-folder 1:3

Boy Council Mayor (Davies) and Aldermen portrait

Box-folder 1:3

University of Toronto Engineering Society officers' pictures, 1925-1926

Box-folder 1:3

Engineering Society At Home Committee picture, 1925-1926