|Item or Series Title||B. F. Davis Collection|
The B. F. Davis collection contains items relating to Benjamin F. Davis and his family. Davis founded the Lansing Wheelbarrow Company / Lansing Company in 1881, one of the Lansing area's first manufacturing firms.
This collection contains a small number of materials including a children's book, accounting ledgers from the Lansing Company, a household account book of B. F. and Eve Davis from 1875 (the year they married, and the complete appraisal of the contents of a home (likely 528 South Washington) done in 1922. A program from the 66th Annual Convention of the Michigan Bankers Association (1952) which has been heavily annotated and notes the dedication of the Lansing YMCA swimming pool in honor of B. F. Davis' grandson Benny. An 1888 letter to Eva signed "Frank" is also included.
|Old ID Number||20208|
|Collection Title||B. F. Davis Collection|
|Dates of Creation||1875-1956|
|Year Range from||1875|
|Year Range to||1956|
|Copyright Information||Capital Area District Libraries makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright in any published material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright.|
|People and Organizations||
Davis, B. F.
Davis, Edith Eve
Davis, Eva Sparrow
Davis, Benjamin F. "Benny"
Old Lansing Wheelbarrow Company
Household Expenses - Ben and Eva
Correspondence and Biographical Information
Old Lansing Wheelbarrow Company Ledgers