The papers of Ralph Davis.
Davis (Ralph) Papers
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- ReferenceGB 103 DAVIS
- Dates of Creation1964-1979
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description13 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Davis was born on 30 April 1915. He was educated at the London School of Economics, 1946-1950. He then became a Lecturer and Reader in Economic History at the University of Hull, 1950-1954. He became Professor of Economic History at the University of Leicester in 1964, and in 1976 he was appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor there. Davis was a Trustee of the National Maritime Museum from 1968 to 1975. He published articles and books, mainly on trade and the shipping industry. Davis died on 30 September 1978.
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Presented by Robin Craig, History Department, University College London, in July 1979.
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