Texas A&M University Kingsville, South Texas Archives

C.A. Davis, Jr. Papers

Collection Summary

Creator Claudia Conard
Title C.A. Davis, Jr. Papers
Dates: 1940-1946
Abstract: C.A. Davis, Jr attended Texas A&I College from 1939 - 1943. During his tenure as a student he wrote articles for South Texas paper as an Engineering Student from 1940-1942.
Identification A2016-002
Collection URL http://archives.tamuk.edu/ead.php?xml=Davis%20EAD
Quantity: .025 linear feet
Location: I-11-2 Box 1
Language: English

Historical Note

C.A. Davis, Jr attended Texas A&I College from 1939 to 1943. During his years as an engineering student he wrote articles for The South Texan newspaper from 1940 to 1942. He was very active on campus a member of the Engineers Club from 1939-1943, Natural Gas Employees’ Association in 1942, Delta Sigma Chi from 1939-1942, and the Student Council from 1941 to 1943. Davis was elected Secretary and Treasurer of the Student Council in 1941-1942, and President in 1942. He made the list of "Who's Who" College List of 1942-1943. During his senior year he joined the Army Reserves and after graduation he was commissioned a Second Lt. in the Army Corps of Engineers.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a Scrap Book created by C. A. Davis Jr. The book contains 38 pages of newspaper articles. It also contained several loose articles, two graduation programs, and a photo.


The materials are arranged in the same order the scrapbook was organized.

Index Terms

Davis Jr., C.A.
Dotterweich, Frank H., 1905-1990
United States -- Army
United States -- Army Reserves
The South Texan
Texas A&I University
Geographical Names
Kingsville (Tex.)
College student newspapers and periodicals
Reporters and reporting
Cadets, Military
World War, 1939-1945