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Frank T. Davies fonds
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Series consists of four objects that Davies used at DRTE or was given on or after his retirement in 1969: two stamps showing his title, one commemorative plaque, and one silver cigarette box.

Byrd Antarctic Expedition

Series consists of background scientific data on Antarctica and material relating to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition of 1928-1930, including Davies’ correspondence, radiograms, and scientific notebooks. Series includes articles and offprints 1931-19...

Defence Research Telecommunications Establishment (DRTE)

Series consists of a small number of files relating to Davies’ research during the Second World War and immediately afterwards. Files on his work for the Defence Research Board and its constituent, the Defence Research Telecommunications Establis...

Frank T. Davies fonds

  • CA ON00419 DAV
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1992, 2015

Fonds consists of biographical material on Davies; his personal correspondence, scientific articles, notes, reports and talks; his journals and trip notebooks 1928-1980 and college notebooks. Articles, scientific notebooks and reports by Davies a...

Davies, Frank Thomas, 1904-1981

Huancayo Observatory, Peru

Series consists of instructions, procedures, correspondence and notes relating to Davies’ work for the Carnegie Institute of Washington as director as the Huancayo Observatory in Peru. 1924, 1929-1940, 1960.

Journals and Notebooks

Series consists daily journals covering Davies’ participation in the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, the Second Polar Year Expedition to Chersterfield, NWT, his work for Carnegie in Peru, his defence research work for the Canadian government and his re...

Personal Documents

Series consists of personal material, including biographical and family data, personal correspondence, university notebooks, etc. Also includes Davies’ published and unpublished notes, articles, reports and talks, 1930-1972.

Photographs, Artwork, and Oversize Material

Series consists photos relating to Davies, his family, exploration and DRTE activities. Photo albums relating to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, Second Polar Year Expedition to Chesterfield NWT and Huanlayo Observatory in Peru. Diplomas and certif...

Reference Files

Series consists of miscellaneous files relating to Davies’ career and personal interests including scientific articles and offprints, Expo 67, various historical notes and miscellaneous writings.

Second Polar Year Expedition, Chesterfield NWT

Series consists of Davies’ notebooks, diaries and scientific data gathered during the expedition to Chesterfield, Northwest Territories (now Igluligaarjuk, Nunavut). Also includes a small number of reports and articles based on it.