Robert H. Davis Papers

Identifier: MSS.0713

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Scope and Content

These papers consist of the teaching and research of Robert H. Davis a scholar on Colombia and Latin America. Davis graduated from Vanderbilt University with a PhD in 1969 and went on to a career teaching in academia.


  • 1960s-2007


Robert H. Davis, 1939-2007 received a BA from Illinois College and an MA, PhD from Vanderbilt University. He was a senior member of the History Department, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, had directed its foreign studies center in Nottingham, England, and both its Latin American and International Studies programs on campus. He was a corresponding member of the Academia Columbiana de Historia (Bogota) and a noted Colombianist. He wrote a seminal work of bibliography entitled the Historical Dictionary of Colombia which is still a highly referenced work on the history and culture of the country.


2.95 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

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Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives

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Nashville TN 37212 United States


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