Marion Stuart Davis papers, 1770-2003.

Creator: Davis, Marion Stuart, 1877-1959.
Collection number: 5073
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Abstract: Marion Stuart Davis was a Louisburg, N.C., architect, who specialized in the construction of churches and schools. His sister, Mabel Irwin Davis, was a teacher at Louisburg College and a librarian of the Warren County Memorial Library. Includes Marion Stuart Davis’s personal and business correspondence, architectural project files, legal and financial papers, Masonic papers, family history materials, and materials relating to the history of Louisburg College. Also included are Mabel Irwin Davis materials, chiefly letters; financial papers; writings; school papers; and notebooks containing attendance lists, notes related to teaching at Louisburg College, and original writings. There are also some materials relating to Davis’s sister, Mary Davis Allen, who served as president of Louisburg College, and to other family members.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Folder 147 is titled “Franklin County Public Schools projects: agriculture building and African American high school, 1949”.