Theodore (Ted) Davis files, 1967-1993, undated

Emory University

Oxford College Archives

Oxford College Library

134 Few Circle

Oxford, GA 30054


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/f7g3s

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Oxford College of Emory University.
Title: Theodore (Ted) Davis files, 1967-1993, undated
Call Number:OX-MSS006
Extent: 12.8 linear ft. (10 boxes + 1 oversize + 19 card files)
Abstract:Consists of research materials for Ted Davis’ Bibliography of Newton County, and other works.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Boxes 1, 2, 5, and 6 contain student papers and are restricted from the public.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

Oxford College Biographical Files, Series No. 018; Oxford College Subject Files, 1835-2009, undated, OX-S019; Oxford Local History collection, 1824-2016, undated, Manuscript Collection No. 004; Oxford College Photograph Collection, Series No. 025.


[after identification of item(s)], Dean's Office Files, Oxford College Archives, Oxford College Library, Emory University.


Processed by Stephanie Darden, 2021.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Theodore (Ted) Edward Davis (1929-2002) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He received his master’s degree in history from the University of Virginia in 1964 and was a professor of history at Oxford College from 1967-1993. He developed a local history course that taught students data collection and to conduct field research in Newton County.

Biographical Source: Oxford Historical Society

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes handwritten notes and drafts by Ted Davis, reference materials, correspondence, and student papers that contributed to the research on the history of Newton County.

Arrangement Note

Organized alphabetically by subject.

Container List

Box Folder Content
3 A/V material

Microfilm of census reports and schedules, and floppy disks.

Card Box 6 Bibliographic note cards
2 7-12 Biographical sketches
3 1 Local history articles
2 1-6 Newton County History
Card Box 7 Newton County paper index
1 1-9 Oxford College History
4 1-8 Research material
5 1-61 Research material
6 1-49 Research material
7 1-42 Research material
2 13-16 Student life