Northwestern

Davy, Oakley Bruce Sr., (1893 - 1990) Family Papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
55/4

Dates

  • 1897-1962 (Creation)

Extents

  • 10.00 Boxes (Whole)

Names

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The Oakley Bruce Davy, Sr., Family Papers are arranged in four major sections: the papers of Oakley Bruce, Sr., and Reuben Roy; Helen Lambert Davy; Oakley Bruce, Jr.; and the financial records of Oakley Bruce, Sr., and Reuben Roy. These are divided into 22 main categories and are housed in 10 boxes containing 31 folders and a great variety of separate items. The bulk of the papers, 5 boxes, consists of financial records (1924-1939) for the dental offices shared by O. B. Davy, Sr., and R. R. Davy in Evanston, Illinois.

    Oakley Bruce Davy, Sr., (1893-1990), dentist, and Reuben Roy Davy (1891- ), also a dentist, were brothers. Helen Lambert Davy, wife of Oakley B. Davy, Sr., was the daughter of Irvin C. Lambert, a salesman. Oakley Bruce Davy, Jr. (1921- ) is also a dentist.

    The papers of Oakley Bruce, Sr., occupy part of Box 1, and are divided into a folder of miscellaneous items and 7 dental school notebooks (1913-17) and personal record books.

    The papers of Reuben Roy occupy the remainder of Box 1 and consist of a folder of miscellaneous items and 4 dental school notebooks (1916-17).

    The papers of Helen Lambert Davy occupy Boxes 2 and 3. Box 2 contains 5 folders of personal, school, and college materials, and 7 school and college notebooks (1897-1920). One folder contains many letters written to Mrs. Davy from Alpha Delta Phi alumni in the services (1944-1945). Box 3 contains 3 folders of personal and organizational materials related to the sorority Chi Omega (1901-1962) and a large number of recommendation and record cards for candidates and members. Most of these items are for 1961-1962. The use of the material in Box 3 is restricted to those who have permission from the University Archivist.

    The papers of Oakley Bruce, Jr., occupy Boxes 4 and 5. Box 4 contains 3 folders of high school and college notes and 5 college notebooks (1937-41). Box 5 contains 2 folders of dental school notes and related materials and 13 college and dental school notebooks (1941-1945).

    The Dental Office Financial Records for the offices shared by O. B., Sr., and R. R. Davy occupy Boxes 6-10, and cover the years 1924-1939.

  • Abstract

    The Oakley Bruce Davy, Sr., Family Papers are arranged in four major sections: the papers of Oakley Bruce, Sr., and Reuben Roy; Helen Lambert Davy; Oakley Bruce, Jr.; and the financial records of Oakley Bruce, Sr., and Reuben Roy. These are divided into 22 main categories and are housed in 10 boxes containing 31 folders and a great variety of separate items. The bulk of the papers, 5 boxes, consists of financial records (1924-1939) for the dental offices shared by O. B. Davy, Sr., and R. R. Davyin Evanston, Illinois. The papers of Oakley Bruce, Sr., occupy part of Box 1, and are divided into a folder of miscellaneous items and 7 dental school notebooks (1913-17) and personal record books. The papers of Reuben Roy occupy the remainder of Box 1 and consist of a folder of miscellaneous items and 4 dental school notebooks (1916-17). The papers of Helen Lambert Davy occupy Boxes 2 and 3. Box 2 contains 5 folders of personal, school, and college materials, and 7 school and college notebooks (1897-1920).

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Processing Information

    William K. Beatty

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