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Material Information

Title:
Ellsworth Davis letters
Physical Description:
0.21 : (1 box) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Davis, Ellsworth

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
History -- Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico) -- American occupation, 1914   ( lcsh )
Genre:
ead   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Scope and Content:
Consists of holographic correspondence written by Ellsworth Davis to his family while he was stationed on the U.S.S. Florida in Vera Cruz, Mexico.
Preferred Citation:
Ellsworth Davis letters, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Biographical:
Ellsworth Davis served on the U.S.S. Florida as a signal officer, official uniform inspector and flag lieutenant. He often wrote letters to his family in Connecticut, including his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Davis, and his brother Roger. During the U.S. occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico in April 1914, Davis led a company onshore and overtook the town’s postal service building. In addition to his service on the U.S.S. Florida, Davis served in the Mediterranean and off of the U.S. Atlantic Coast on the Brooklyn and the Fairfax.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - D38
usfldc handle - u29.12-d38-ead
System ID:
SFS0031831:00001


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Ellsworth Davis letters, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Scope and Contents
Consists of holographic correspondence written by Ellsworth Davis to his family while he was stationed on the U.S.S. Florida in Vera Cruz, Mexico.
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March 1914
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May 1914
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