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Julia A. Davidson papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 5, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 89

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of two homework assignments in penmanship, reading, and orthography from 1871.


  • 1871


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Material in this collection are in the public domain. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Julia A. Davidson was born to Jasper Newton Davidson and Levanda J. Huff of Whitesville, Indiana, on April 2, 1863. Davidson's father, Jasper Newton Davidson, was a member of the Purdue Board of Trustees from 1889 until 1895. She attended the Central Normal School in Lagoda, Indiana for three years and married James M. Waugh on December 11, 1889. Davidson's husband, James, was a civil engineer who graduated from Purdue in 1883. After their marriage, the couple settled in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Davidson wrote a book, Early Trail and Centennial History of Methodist Episcopal Church: The Path of a Century, in 1925. In 1927, she compiled a book that traced the history and genealogy of the Davidson family. Davidson was also involved with the Daughters of the American Revolution.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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