Title:Donna C. Davies collection on the Welsh in the United States, 1912-1991
Creator/Contributor:Davies, Donna Claire, 1917-2000, creator, collector.
Contains personal, family, and miscellaneous correspondence of Donna C. Davies, and various articles, newspaper clippings,
catalogs and brochures, and notes concerning Welsh culture and Welsh Americans. Also includes genealogical information about
the Davies family, photographs and postcards, and one issue of a Welsh American newspaper, Y Drych (Vol. CXXXI, Number 8,
Davies, Donna Claire -- 1917-2000 -- Archives
Davies, Donna Claire -- 1917-2000 -- Correspondence
Davies, Frederick -- 1871?- -- Correspondence
Davis family -- Archives
Welsh Americans -- Social life and customs
Welsh -- United States -- Social life and customs
Welsh -- Social life and customs
Donna C. Davies collection on the Welsh in the United States, BANC MSS 2011/130, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
Gift of Donna C. Davies estate; 2001.
Donna Claire Davies (born October 13, 1917, Portland, Oregon; died July 29, 2000, San Francisco, California) was of Welsh-Canadian
ancestry and served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy during World War II. She is buried in San Francisco
National Cemetery. Her father, Frederick Davies (born 1871? in Wales) emigrated to the United States in 1885 and became a
naturalized citizen in 1890. Her mother, Clara B. Davies (née McGregor, born 1886? in Canada) emigrated to the United States
in 1900 and became a naturalized citizen in 1915.
BANC MSS 2011/130 box 1