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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Accession Numbers

Description of Series

John P. Davidson Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

John P. Davidson papers, circa 1970s-2009



Creator Davidson, John P.
Title: John P. Davidson papers
Dates: circa 1970 - 2009
Identification: camh-arc-004048
Extent: 10.375 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English and Spanish.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

John P. Davidson, journalist, novelist, and educator, began his career in 1976 writing for Texas Monthly. He held editorial positions at The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Texas Monthly, Vanity Fair, Texas Architect, and the San Antonio Express-News. As a freelance writer he contributed to GQ, Fortune, Mirabella, Elle, House and Garden, Preservation, and Mexico Business. In addition, he held teaching positions at the Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico and the University of the Americas in Cholula, Mexico.

Sources: "John P. Davidson (Author of the Obedient Assassin)." Goodreads. Accessed September 5, 2018.

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Scope and Contents

The John P. Davidson Papers (1970s-2009) comprise unpublished novels and short stories, typescripts for Texas Monthly articles, diaries, research, manuscripts, correspondences, and proofs for "The Long Road North."

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

A portion of these papers is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Davidson, John P.
Subjects
Emigration and immigration
Journalism
Document Types
fiction (general genre)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John P. Davidson Papers, circa 1970-2009, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Blaine Finstein, September 2018.

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Accession Numbers

2012-224; 2014-045

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Detailed Description of the Collection

John P. Davidson Inventory

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2012-224/1 Manuscript, clippings, research materials 1990-1999
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2012-224/2 Manuscript, legal pads, correspondence 1970-1979
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2012-224/3 Manuscript including "Junction 2299"; "Some Distance, Some Angle"; "San Juan" undated
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2012-224/4 UT diploma, notebooks, "Love in the Western World" manuscript 1974
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2012-224/5 Reporter's notebooks, passport, diary entries 1971-1993
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2012-224/6 Memory notes, UT commencement program, 9 copies of "The Long Road North", misc. sketches and photographs 1969-1979
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2012-224/7 Manuscript: "Love in the Western World," correspondence 1979-1997
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2012-224/8 Correspondence 1988-1990
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2014-045/1 Misc., "The Obedient Assassin," research materials undated
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2014-045/2 Books, including Leon Trotsky and Diego Rivera subjects 2000-2009

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