Inventory of the Margaret Gay Davies Papers

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Inventory of the Margaret Gay Davies Papers

The Huntington Library



San Marino, California

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Department
  • The Huntington Library
  • 1151 Oxford Road
  • San Marino, California 91108
  • Phone: (626) 405-2203
  • Fax: (626) 449-5720
  • Email: lgarcia@huntington.org
  • URL: http://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=554
Processed by:
Paul H. Hardacre
© 2000 The Huntington Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Margaret Gay Davies Papers
Creator: Davies, Margaret Gay, 1901-1989
Extent: ca. 10 boxes
Repository: The Huntington Library
San Marino, California 91108
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Margaret Gay Davies Papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Summary Report and Outline Guide

--By Paul H. Hardacre
The papers of Margaret Gay Davies (1901-89) were donated under two clauses of the Margaret G. Davies Trust, dated October 13, 1981. Section A, Article V, para. 1 directed that there be distributed to the Henry E. Huntington Library all correspondence, notes and other papers relating to the Gay and FitzRandolph families, or to the work of my late husband Godfrey Davies, which shall be found among my papers after my death. Most of the papers by or relating to Godfrey Davies had been donated by Mrs. Davies during her lifetime, and the few conveyed under the Trust have been integrated into the Godfrey Davies Collection.
She had also donated during her lifetime the Edwin F. Gay Collection, which included a large quantity of Gay and FitzRandolph materials. On her death there were found in her possession letters to the family from her two aunts, Mary Gay (1872 -1977) and Edith Gay Bittinger (1874-). These complement the letters of the same writers to their brother, Edwin Francis Gay, in Gay Collection, Box 84.
The Trust goes on (Section A, Article V, para. 2) to bequeath to the Trustee my personal correspondence and all papers, manuscripts, lectures and working notes relating to my historical work, to deal with in whatever manner shall seem fit to him. These materials were delivered in several installments. On April 5, 1991, two lots were accepted, consisting of Printed Maps and Photographic copies of 16th and 17th century records from various British repositories (see list attached). These are separately shelved and catalogued. Mrs. Davies' personal and professional correspondence was delivered over the following months (May 1991-February 1992). The lectures were prepared for delivery in various courses at Pomona College, and have not (with one exception) been preserved. The exception was selected as typical of her teaching, and is devoted to the Great Depression; it is a good example of her ability to combine the long (secular) and short (business cycle) views in dealing with complicated economic and social problems. The working notes were extremely voluminous, and dated from Mrs. Davies' first research trip to Britain (1927). They were in several forms: 3 × 5 slips, half-sheets, full-sheet tabulations, etc. It was judged as unlikely that another scholar could make use of them without consulting the originals from which they were derived. Moreover, the publications based on them are so thoroughly footnoted that there should be no difficulty in following her trail. Accordingly they have not been preserved.

Container List

item 1.

Printed maps

 

a. Plan of the Parish of Amersham in the Counties of Bucks and Herts, 1838. 4 sheets. Photographic reproduction.

 

b. Ordnance Survey. 6" = 1 mile.

 

Sheet SP 34SW (1955). Region of Compton Wynyates.

 

Sheet SP 35SE (1955). Region of Burton Dassett.

 

Sheet SP 72NW (1959). East Claydon.

 

Sheet TF 10SW (1958). Northants.

 

Sheet TF 10SE (1959). Northant.

 

Sheet TF 61SW (1958). Norfolk.

 

Sheet TL 19NW (1958). Hunts and Northants.

 

Sheet TL 19NE (1958). Cambs, Hunts, and Northants.

 

Sheet TL 85NE (1958). Suffolk.

 

Sheet TL 86SE (1958). Suffolk.

item 2.

Records

 

a. Great Britain. P.R.O. Chancery: Enrollments. Parliament Rolls C. 65/167. Statute of Artificers (5 Eliz. I, c. 4), 1563. Photostat.

 

b. Warwick County Record Office. Newdigate MSS. CR 136/v.84-. Selected pages. Microfilm,

Physical Description: 1 reel.
 

c. Warwick County Record Office. Newdigate MSS. Papers relating to Chilverscoton. Poor law, 1665; rent-rolls 1683, 1699, 1721, 1694, 1690, 1702, 1698, etc. Photocopies,

Physical Description: 1 bundle.
 

d. Warwick County Record Office. Newdigge MSS. Papers relating to Chilversdoton, 1691-1711. Photocopies,

Physical Description: 1 bundle.
 

e. Warwick County Record Office. Newdigate MSS. Field plans, Chilverscoton. Photocopies,

Physical Description: 1 roll.
 

f. Warwick County Record Office. Newdigate MSS. Land tax assessments, Chilverscoton, 1690-1696; rent-roll, Chilvers coton, 1707-1708.

Physical Description: 1 roll.
 

g. Northamptonshire County Record Office. Fitzwilliam MSS. Rent-rolls, 1662-1676. Microfilm,

Physical Description: 2 reels.
 

h. Northamptonshire County Record Officer Dryden MSS, Castle Ashley. Inventories; sales of cattle, 17thc.

Physical Description: 1 roll.
 

i. Northamptonshire County Record Office. Brudenell (Deene) MSS. Maps; Observations of this family's estate, 1695; deeds and leases.

Physical Description: 1 roll.

Index - Outline Guide

Box 1

Correspondence: Davies, Margaret (Gay) to family, 209 pieces 1919-1929

Box 2

Correspondence: Davies, Margaret (Gay) to family, 155 pieces 1929-1974

Box 3

Correspondence: Gay, Edward Francis and Louise (FitzRandolph) to Margaret (Gay) Davies, 469 pieces 1917-1933

Box 4

Correspondence and miscellaneous:

 

Gay, Louise (FitzRandolph) to Mary (Loud) Gay, 6 pieces 1933

 

Gay, Louise (FitzRandolph) to Edward Randolph Gay, 1 piece 1933

 

Gay, Edward Randolph to Margaret (Gay) Davies, 20 pieces 1927-1964

 

Gay, Edward Randolph: ephemera, 13 pieces 1898-1966

 

Loso, Jeanne (Gay) to Margaret (Gay) Davies, 4 pieces 1948-1978

 

Bittinger, Edith (Gay) to family, 102 pieces 1894-1969

 

Bittinger, Edith (Gay) to Margaret (Gay) Davies, 6 pieces 1946-1968

 

bittinger, Charles to Mary (Loud) Gay, 2 pieces 1903

 

Ball, Isabel (Bittinger) to Margaret (Gay) Davies, 4 pieces 1974-1978

 

Gay, Mary, to family, 63 pieces 1898-1934

 

Gay, Mary, to Mary (Loud) Gay and Edith (Gay) Bittinger, 23 pieces 1898-1904

 

Gay, Mary, miscellaneous letters and accounts, var. dates

 

Gay, Mary, to Margaret (Gay) Davies, 16 pieces 1946-1957

 

Gay, Mary, estate of, 12 pieces 1916-1977

 

Gay, Edwin Francis and Louise (FitzRandolph), estates of, 40 pieces 1945-1947

Box 5

Gay and Loud families: genealogy, 23 pieces

 

Fitzandolph, Louise to Louise (FitzRandolph) Gay, 1 piece 1929

 

Williams, Caroline Louise (Ransom) to Margaret (Gay) Davies, 7 pieces 1933-1950

 

Williams, Caroline Louise (Ransom), estate of, 12 pieces 1952

 

Davies, Margaret (Gay), curriculum vitae et studiorum

 

Davies, Margaret (Gay), course work, Radcliffe College, 7 pieces 1926-1927

 

Printed book: yearbook, class of 1922

 

Davies, Margaret (Gay), undergraduate Radcliffe College (A.B., 1922), 10 pieces

 

Davies, Margaret (Gay), miscellaneous documents, 3 pieces 1933-1971

 

Davies, Margaret (Gay), professional

Box 6

Shady Hill School, 1923-1925

 

Research in England: letters of introduction, 9 pieces 1928

 

Research in England: letters re accessibility of local records, 13 pieces 1928-1929

 

Various authors: re career plans of Margaret (Gay) Davies, 5 pieces 1931-1933

 

Scripps College, 1936-1941

 

Douglas Aircraft Co., 12 pieces 1942-1945

 

Radcliffe College, Ph.D., 18 pieces 1947-1952

 

Own writings, 3 pieces 1922

 

Own writings, 1 piece 1933

 

Own writings, 2 pieces 1943

 

Various authors: re Davies, Margaret (Gay), Enforcement of Apprenticeship, 43 pieces 1952-1955

 

Own writings, 14 pieces 1969-1971

 

Own writings, 1971

Box 7

Various authors: reviews of Enforcement of Apprenticeship, 1956-1957

 

Correspondence: various authors, re Enforcement of Apprenticeship, 27 pieces 1956-1958

 

Own writings: reviews by, 1 piece 1932

 

Own writings: reviews by, 1 piece 1936

 

Own writings: reviews by, 5 pieces 1940-1961

 

Own writings: reviews by, 1962-1964

 

Guggenheim Fellowship, 1961-1962

 

Academic lecture, Pomona College, 1 piece 1963-1966

 

Various authors: re promotion, 5 pieces 1965

 

Various authors: re activities at Pomona College, 11 piece 1960-1967

 

Various authors: re Wig Distinguished Professorship, 16 pieces 1966

 

Various authors: re retirement, 5 pieces 1967

Box 8

Correspondence: Margaret (Gay) Davies' letters re students. Also letters by various authors to her re students.

 

A - CA, 19 pieces

 

CH - F, 22 pieces

 

G, 36 pieces

 

H - Man, 17 pieces

 

Marcy, Peter T, 33 pieces

 

Me - PA, 17 pieces

 

Phelan, Wanda (M.), 22 pieces

 

RE - TH, 40 pieces

 

Von den Steinen, Karl, 48 pieces

 

WO - ANON., 11 piece

Box 9

Correspondence: general: to Margaret (Gay) Davies

 

Alger, Louisa Rodgers, 1 piece 1961

 

Amsden, Agnes (R.), 2 pieces n.d.

 

Amsden, Constande, 3 pieces 1958-1983

 

Appleby, Joyce (Oldham), 1 piece 1973

 

Baker, Charles Henry Collins, 2 pieces 1958

 

Baker, Muriel (Alexander), 2 pieces 1949-1950

 

Balfour, Mary, 2 pieces 1950

 

Beatty, Caroline, 1 piece 1978

 

Bennett, Henry Stanley, 5 pieces 1955-1969

 

Bennett, Joan (Frankau), 18 pieces 1955-1976

 

Bentley, Esther Greenwood (Felt), 1 piece 1961

 

Beresford, Maurice Warwick, 1 piece 1958

 

Berger, Ronald M., 1 piece 1973

 

Berner, Samuel, 1 piece 1968

 

Borsook, Eve, 1 piece 1979

 

Broad, John, 1 piece 1969

 

Bromley, Jean (Robertson), 35 pieces 1941-1986

 

Buckingham County Record Office, 4 pieces 1973-1979

 

Cam, Helen Maud, 1 piece 1951

 

Carus-Wilson, Eleanora Mary, 1 piece 1962

 

Chew, Samuel Claggett, 1 piece 1957

 

Christie, Ian Ralph, 1 piece 1966

 

Claremont Colleges, 2 pieces 1967-1979

 

Clark, Barbara (Keen), Lady, 1 piece 1974

 

Clark, Sir George Norman, 5 pieces 1957-1958

 

Cole, Arthur Harrison, 28 pieces 1956-1973

 

Cooper, John Phillips, 1 piece 1960

 

Crosby Hall Association, 1 piece 1968

 

Crotty, Ida (Lloyd), 1 piece 1969

 

Davies, Ethel, 5 pieces 1950-1966

 

Davies, Godfrey, 1 piece 1939

 

Davies, Godfrey (of Australia), 4 pieces 1985-1988

 

Davies, John and Win, 7 pieces 1978-1987

 

Correspondence: general: from Margaret (Gay) Davies, to

 

Joyce (Oldham) Appleby, 1 piece 1973

 

Maurice Warwick Beresford, 1 piece 1958

 

Ronald M. Berger, 1 piece 1973

 

Hans Albrecht Bethe, 1 piece 1980

 

Jean Rovertson Bromley, 2 pieces 1961-1970

 

Buckingham County Record Office, 1 piece 1974

 

Ian Ralph Christie, 1 piece 1966

 

Claremont Colleges, 1 piece 1967

 

Arthur Harrison Cole, 22 pieces 1956-1973

 

John Phillips Cooper, 1 piece 1960

 

Joseph Stancliffe Davis, 1 piece 1971

 

Economic History Society, 1 piece 1957

 

Eleutherian Mills, 1 piece 1970

 

David Clephan Elliot, 1 piece 1962

 

Martha J. Ellis, 1 piece 1957

 

Ruth Emery, 1 piece 1969

 

Mrs. Evelegh, 1 piece 1941

 

Edwin Francis Gay, 1 piece 1941

 

John Howes Gleason, 5 pieces 1949-1961

 

Guggenheim Foundation, 2 pieces 1955-1961

 

Sir Hrothgar John Habakkuk, 4 pieces n.d. and 1960

 

Paul Hoswell Hardacre, 4 pieces 1956-1971

 

Harvard Law School, 1 piece 1962

 

Herbert Heaton, 7 pieces 1957-1970

 

J. Jean Hecht, 2 pieces 1971-1973

 

The Historian, 5 pieces 1967

 

Huntington Library, 6 pieces 1950-1978

 

Wilbur Kitchener Jordan, 4 pieces 1953-1961

 

Michael Kammen, 1 piece 1979

 

Mary Frear Keeler, 2 pieces 1970-1971

 

Patrick I. King, 3 pieces 1960-1974

 

Kress Library, 1 piece 1971

 

Leicester County Record Office, 1 piece 1964

 

Mary Maguire, 1 piece 1953

 

Frank Tompkins Melton, 2 pieces 1965-1979

 

Jean Meuvret, 1 piece 1971

 

John Robert Moore, 2 pieces 1971

 

National Register of Archives, 1 piece 1960

 

John Ulric Nef, 1 piece 1937

 

Carlton Qualey, 1 piece 1971

 

Elizabeth (Cummings) Qualey, 2 pieces 1956-1957

 

Radcliffe College, 2 pieces 1971

 

George Daniel Ramsay, 1 piece 1971

 

Conyers Read, 1 piece 1951

 

Dorothy Ross, 2 pieces 1950

 

Joseph Halle Schaffner, 7 pieces 1948-1972

 

Sally Sprague, 1 piece 1925

 

Constant Noble Stockton, 1 piece 1969

 

Ernest Albert Strathmann, 1 piece 1968

 

The Suemma Coleman Home, 1 piece 1971

 

_____ Teed, 1 piece 1961

 

University of California at Santa Barbara, 3 pieces 1967

 

Sir Harry Calvert William Verney, 2 pieces 1964-1970

 

Joan Wake, 5 pieces 1960-1970

 

Mrs. Ward, 1 piece 1942

 

Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, Dame, 2 pieces 1957

 

Westridge School, 1 piece 1967

 

Don Marion Wolfe, 2 pieces 1956-1957

 

Louis Booker Wright, 1 piece 1961

 

Frederic A. Youngs, 1 piece 1972

 

_____ (unidentified; a fragment), 1 piece 1972

 

Correspondence: general: to Margaret (Gay) Davies

 

Davis, Joseph Stancliffe, 2 pieces 1961-1971

 

DeConde, Alexander, 1 piece 1967

 

Derry, Thomas Kingston, 1 piece 1958

 

Dickson, Peter George Muir, 1 piece 1969

 

Economic History Society, 1 piece 1977

 

Edie, Carolyn Andervont, 1 piece 1971

 

Eleutherian Mills, 1 piece 1970

 

Elliot, David Clephan, 2 pieces 1976

 

Ellis, Martha J, 2 pieces 1957

 

Emergy, Ruth, 2 pieces 1961-1971

 

Everitt, Alan Milner, 2 pieces 1966

 

Farrand, Beatrix Cadwallader (Jones), 2 pieces 1953

 

Finch, Mary Elizabeth, 1 piece 1961

 

Fogle, Caroline, 1 piece 1979

 

Fogle, French Rowe, 1 piece 1979

 

Galbraith, Georgina (Cole-Baker), 9 pieces 1966-1982

 

Galbraith, Mary, 1 piece 1977

 

Galbraith, Vivian Hunter, 5 pieces 1967-1969

 

Garling, Anne, 1 piece 1967

 

Gamonsway, Pat, 1 piece 1957

 

Gay, Edwin Francis, 1 piece 1941

 

Gleason, John Howes, 2 pieces 1962

 

Glynn, Mills & Company, 4 pieces 1968-1969

 

Gow, Elizabeth, 2 pieces 1954

 

Graham, Perugina, 1 piece 1971

 

Griffiths, Allan, 2 pieces 1981-1982

 

Griffiths, Anne, 8 pieces 1949-1971

 

Griffiths, David, 3 pieces 1982

 

Griffiths, Joan, 4 pieces 1982-1985

 

Griffiths, Joyce, 12 pieces 1977-1989

 

Griffiths, Philip, 8 pieces 1970-1987

 

Griffiths, Susan Joan, 1 piece 1987

Box 10

Habakkuk, Sir Hrothgar John, 5 pieces 1964-1985

 

Habakkuk, Mary (Richards), Lady, 1 piece 1985

 

Hardacre, Alan Godfrey, 1 piece 1984

 

Hardacre, Helen, 2 pieces 1980-1981

 

Hardacre, Paul Hoswell, 4 pieces 1968

 

Harvard Law School, 1 piece 1962

 

Heaton, Herbert, 3 pieces 1956-1958

 

Hecht, J. Jean, 1 piece 1973

 

The Historian, 6 pieces 1967-1978

 

Hodgen, Margaret Trabue, 1 piece n.d.

 

Howard, Clinton Newton, 1 piece 1967

 

Howells, Nora, 1 piece 1971

 

Howells, Wilbur Samuel, 1 piece 1961

 

Humphreys, Arthur Raleigh, 3 pieces 1982-1984

 

Huntington Library, 3 pieces 1959

 

Institute of Historical Research, London, 2 pieces 1970

 

Isham, Sir Gyles, 1 piece 1974

 

Jaine, Thomas W. M., 2 pieces 1965

 

Jeffries, Betty, 1 piece 1967

 

Jones, Will T., 2 pieces 1970-1971

 

Jordan, Wilbur Kitchener, 2 pieces 1953-1960

 

Kammen, Michael, 1 piece 1979

 

Keeler, Mary Frear, 3 pieces 1958-1970

 

Kemble, John Haskell, 2 pieces 1971-1979

 

Kennedy, Marjorie J. O., 3 pieces 1962-1963

 

King, Patrick I., 4 pieces 1974-1986

 

King's Lynn, Borough of, 2 pieces 1969

 

Leicester, County of, 1 piece 1964

 

Lewis, Elsie, 3 pieces 1974

 

Lewis, Kit, 1 piece 1985

 

Lyon, Elijah Wilson, 1 piece 1961

 

McCallum, Ronald Buchanan, 1 piece n.d.

 

McCulloch, Sanuel Clyde, 1 piece 1977

 

Melton, Frank Tompkins, 1 piece 1965

 

Moore, John Robert, 3 pieces 1957-1971

 

Morgan, Edmund Sears, 1 piece n.d.

 

Morris, Helen, 2 pieces 1977-1986

 

Notestein, Wallace, 1 piece 1961

 

Orr, Monica, 1 piece 1978

 

Penrose, Peggy, 1 piece 1961

 

Poland, Burdette C, 1 piece 1960

 

Powicke, Susan, Lady, 1 piece 1951

 

Princeton University Press, 1 piece 1961

 

Pryor, Ruth, 1 piece 1966

 

Qualey, Carlton C, 4 pieces 1971-1984

 

Qualey, Elizabeth (Cummings), 1 piece 1953

 

Quintana, Ricardo, 1 piece 1970

 

Ramsay, George Daniel, 1 piece 1971

 

Robinson, Esther, 1 piece 1974

 

Ross, Dorothy, 1 piece 1950

 

Schaffner, Joseph Halle, 22 pieces 1948-1972

 

Smith, Dorothy and Herb, 1 piece 1977

 

Smith, Hallett Darius, 2 pieces 1969-1979

 

Smith, Mary (Harford), 2 pieces 1951-1952

 

Southgate, Wyndham Mason, 1 piece 1956

 

Stibbs, John H, 1 piece 1959

 

Stockton, Constant Noble, 1 piece 1969

 

Strathmann, Ernest Albert, 1 piece 1961

 

Styles, Dorothy, 3 pieces 1971-1979

 

Styles, Philip, 1 piece 1976

 

Surrey Record Office, 2 pieces 1973

 

Sutherland, Lucy Stuart, Dame, 3 pieces 1969-1979

 

Taylor, Katherine, 1 piece 1961

 

Teed, Peter J, 1 piece 1961

 

Thomas, Hester, 1 piece 1985

 

Valentine, Ruth, 1 piece 1956

 

Verney, Sir Harry Calvert William, 1 piece n.d.

 

Verney, Sir Ralph Bruce, 1 piece 1979

 

Viner, Jacob, 1 piece 1958

 

Wake, Joan, 6 pieces 1950-1971

 

Wark, Kay, 1 piece 1987

 

Warwickshire Record Office, 1 piece 1967

 

Webster, Deborah Champion, 6 pieces 1950-1974

 

Wedgwood, Cicely Veronica, Dame, 1 piece 1957

 

Westridge School, 1 piece 1967

 

Wilson, Joanna (Perry-Keene), 15 pieces 1953-1985

 

Wolfe, Don Marion, 1 piece 1957

 

Woodworth, Allegra, 1 piece 1941

 

Wright, Louis Booker, 3 pieces 1961-1979

 

Unidentified, 3 pieces 1973-1979

 

Various authors: re E. F. Gay Collection, 14 pieces 1973-1989

 

Various authors: re sale of E. F. Gay Library, 7 pieces 1946-1954

 

Various authors: re sale of Godfrey Davies Library, 26 pieces 1956-1973

 

Davies, Margaret (Gay): gift of Gay and Davies papers, 17 pieces 1973-1987