- 1 box (125 pieces), .5 linear foot + 26 posters
- Richard Harding Davis, 1864-1916, was a student at Lehigh University from 1882-1884.
During his stay he wrote many novels and short stories and was a prominent war correspondent
during the Spanish-American War (1898). The documents here include letters, telegrams and notes,
mostly written by Davis. It is predominantly letters to his publisher, J. Henry Harper, at Harper and
Brothers, but also includes other letters to Raymond H. Walters, Lehigh University, a few letters
from Rebecca Harding Davis to Richard Watson Gilder, and letters and telegrams from various persons in
Athens, Ga. to J. Henry Harper regarding an incident involving Davis there in 1895.
Held at: Lehigh University Special Collections [Contact Us]