Call Number: Mss 138, Pc 144
Title: Angela E. Davis fonds.
Extent: 0.39 m of textual records. -- 74 slides.
Biographical sketch: Angela Elizabeth (née
Pizzey) Davis was born in Middlesex, England in 1926. She received
her Registered Nurse diploma from King's College Hospital in 1948.
She married Dr. Royden Davis in 1950 and they emigrated to Canada
in 1951. Davis had five children: Sara, Christopher, Jonathon, Rowan
and Michael. Davis returned to school in the mid-1970s and received
her B.A. (Hons.) in History from the University of Winnipeg in 1977.
She earned her M.A. in History in 1979 from the same institution.
In 1987, Davis received her Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba.
During this time, Davis received many academic awards. From 1975
to 1994 Davis worked in the field of education, both at the University
of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg. Her fields of interest
were British and Canadian social and cultural history, as well as
art history, and prairie women's history. Davis published several
articles, university texts, and other publications. Davis was involved
in many aspects of the history community, including consultation,
research, committees, and conferences. She was diagnosed with brain
cancer in 1994 and died 16 October 1994.
Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University
of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Debra Lindsay
of St. John's College in 1997.
Scope and content: The fonds consists of professional
correspondence, research material, drafts of articles and publications,
graduate essays and other academic memorabilia, and a collection
of slides dealing with Davis' research.
Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance
of the fonds.
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are
Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available
in the Archives reading room and an on-line finding aid is available
at the link below:
138, PC 144.