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2016.283. Deborah Slovin Collection
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Deborah Slovin Collection, Oklahoma Historical Society Research Division
Released on 2017-01-07.
format M2016.283. Manuscripts, 1875-1963
Box 1 (location 1173.01)
Box 2 (location 1173.02)
oversize folder 1 (location 3281)
oversize folder 2 (location 3259)
Mix of some originals and some copies.
Humphreys/Anderson Family Genealogy
The Anderson family were early settlers in southern Oklahoma. Leonidas Polk Anderson purchased land Grants from the CC Nation in 1902 and was an early settler in Ardmore, OK from Texas. The Anderson’s started one of the first banks in the state of Oklahoma in 1899. The First National Bank of Oklahoma. It is still in business today, and L. P. Anderson was the president. L. P. Anderson designed and built the family home at 304 C. Street SW in Ardmore with architect J. B. White. It was completed in 1918 and was in the Prairie School design.
Davis/Nabors Family Genealogy
The Davis family are original Oklahoma Sooners rushing land in the northern part of the state and settling in Agra, OK. Dona Nabors was instrumental in establishing the First Baptist Church of Skiatook in 1912. The church building was completed in 1918. Revis Davis opened the Spot Cash Grocery in 1913 on Main Street in Skiatook, and the name was changed to Nabors Cash Grocery sometime between 1914 and 1921. In 1921 a biography of Revis Nabors was published in the book Skiatook 1872-1921. In 1930 Revis and Dona owned Dad’s Café at 114 Main Street in Skiatook.
Ivan Davis was a 1921 graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a pharmacy degree. He was a pharmacist until his death. Ivan married Ruth Nabors. The Nabors family started the first meat market/restaurant in Skiatook, OK.
Rex Davis was the first Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) established in 1972.
Released on 2017-01-07.
box 1. Family Documents
Kate Anderson may also be known as Kate O'Connell or Kate Scanlon.
Folder 1. "Grand Pa Clark's Ledger" 1875-1888.
Folder 2. John Taylor Clark, Tennessee Volunteer Pension, Correspondence with biographical information.
Folder 3. Receipt, E. S. Davis, Parkland State Bank, 1901.
Folder 4. Contract, Department of the Interior, Edward S. Davis, No. 2474, Rossville, OK, June 7, 1906.
Folder 5. Stock Certificate, Farmers Mutual Telephone Company, Rossville, OK, 1907.
Folder 6. Square Deal Mining and Milling Company, Correspondence, Stock Certificates, Prospectus, 1909-1910, E. S. Davis.
Folder 7. Contract, Galveston Investment Company, E. S. Davis, February 1910.
Folder 8. Abstract of Title, E. S. Davis, Agra, OK.
Folder 9. Personal Correspondence, Mrs. Ed Davis from Aunt, Ellen Fields, October 30, 1937.
Folder 10. Obituaries, Ed Davis, Stella Belle Davis.
Folder 11. Memorial Tribute Book, Stella Belle Davis, 1876-1963.
Folder 12. Personal Correspondence, family, Ivan Davis, 1931, 1939.
Folder 13. "Tulsa Druggist Buys Will Rogers Store" re: will be run by Ivan F. Davis.
Folder 14. Memorial Tribute Book, Ivan Francis Davis, 1901-1958.
Folder 15. Obituaries, Funeral Programs, John Lamar, January 15, 1899, Lorraine L. Mackey, June 1, 1975, Fearol E. Williams, March 27, 1965, F. E. Heyne, 1937-1938.
Folder 16. Postcards, 1907-1943.
Folder 17. R. L. Nabors, biographical information.
Folder 18. Personal history written by Lorraine Hall, granddaughter of R. L. Nabors, Skiatook, OK.
Folder 19. Clergy record with biographical information, Ruth Mae nabors Davis, 1902-1990.
Folder 20. Pages of family bible with birth dates, Davis family.
Folder 21. Marriage Lecense, Charley N. Anderson and Mrs. Connie Clark, June 26, 1927.
Folder 22. Leonidas P. Anderson, Patents, Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, #430 - 535, 1904, 1906, Ardmore, Chickasaw Nation, biographical information.
Folder 23. Death Certificates, Mary Kay Davis, May 31, 1947, John Francis Anderson, 1933.
Folder 24. Photographs.
Folder 25. John W. Scanlon, Obituary, Property Documents.
Folder 26. Packet of Humphreys Family Genealogy.
Folder 27. Packet of Davis Family Genealogy compiled by Hubert Davis.
Folder 28. Hand Drawn map, Winkler Ranch, Schoenberg Heinie Mann, C. C. Camp, John Lange Canyon, Rucke Canyon.
Folder 29. Donor Notes on Family.
Released on 2017-01-07.
box 2. Rex D. Davis, Military and Career Documents and Correspondence from Various Family Members, 1856-1987
Folder 1. Delayed Certificates of Birth, Patricia Marie Humphreys, February 19, 1926, Rex Darwin Davis, June 11, 1924.
Folder 2. Newspaper Clippings, Rex Davis.
Folder 3. Rex D. Davis, First Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), biographical information.
Folder 4. Statement of Rex D. Davis, former Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Department of the Treasury, March 20, 1987.
Folder 5. List of cases in which Rex D. Davis served as an Expert.
Folder 6. Business Correspondence, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, Rex Davis, ATF, Elizabeth S. haile, July-August 2006, re: Use of Quote.
Folder 7. Rex D. Davis, Military papers, Corresondence, Photograph, 1944-1947.
Folder 8. Rex D. Davis, Personnel Orders, General Orders, 1944-1945.
Folder 9. Directory of Names and Addresses of former Members of the 401st Bombardment Group, undated.
Folder 10. Service Record in World War II, Rex D. Davis, Pawhuska, OK.
Folder 11. "Winged Havoc" Presented by Class 44-9, Army Air Forces Bombadier School, Deming, New Mexico.
Folder 12. "Pictorial Record of the 401st Bomb Group" 1946.
Folder 13. Correspondence with Riddick P. Dishong Jr., Mahan Blair Autry, and Humpries Nelson and Genealogical Papers, 1856, 1945, 1948, 1977.
Released on 2017-01-07.
oversize box 3. Scrapbook, Rex Darwin Davis, Boyhood through High School, photos, certificates, newspaper clippings, 1930-1940
oversize folder 1. Souvenir Paper, Mining Deed
Oversize item 1. Souvenir Paper "The Story of a Very Special Partnership: Ardmoore and First National Bank" about J. F. Anderson.
Oversize item 2. Mining Deed, Edward S. Davis, Hinsdale, CO, June 1895.
Released on 2017-03-11.
oversize folder 2. Oversize Certificates
Item 1. Marriage Certificate, Ivan F. Davis, Skiatook, OK, and Ruth M. Nabors, Skiatook, OK 4 January 1923.
Item 2. Marriage Certificate, Ivan F. Davis, Phoenix, AZ and Ruth Mae Davis, Skiatook, OK, 16 March 1936.
Item 3. State of Oklahoma Common School Diploma, Ivan Davis, 1 June 1914.
Item 4. University of Oklahoma Pharmaceutical Graduate, Ivan Francis Davis, 7 June 1921.
Item 5. State of Colorado, State Board of Pharmacy, Ivan Francis Davis, 28 October 1930.
Item 6. Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, Ivan F. Davis, 13 April 1936.
Released on 2017-07-22.