C.A. Davis, Jr. Papers

Descriptive Summary:

Creator:Claudia Conrad
Title:C.A. Davis, Jr. Papers
Inclusive 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.
Extent:.25 linear ft.
Container:I-11-2 Box 1
Repository:South Texas Archives, James C. Jernigan Library, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Historical Notes:

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 Content:

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.


Access:Open for Research
Rights Statment:Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from South Texas Archives, James C. Jernigan Library, Texas A& M University-Kingsville. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Index Terms:


  • Davis Jr., C.A.
  • Dotterweich, Frank H., 1905-1990


  • Texas A&I University
  • United States -- Army
  • United States -- Army Reserves
  • The South Texan

Geographical Names

  • Kingsville (Tex.)


  • College student newspapers and periodicals
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Cadets, Military
  • Engineering
  • Homecoming
  • World War II, 1939-1945

Administrative Information:

Preferred Citation

C.A. Davis, Jr. Papers, A2016-002.XXXX, South Texas Archives, James C. Jernigan Library, Texas A&M University-Kingsville


A2016-002 – Gift of Claudia Conrad

Proccessing Information

A2016-002 was processed and a finding aid created by Matthew Tallant in 2017. Daniel Thacker encoded an EAD document in 2017.

2016 Texas A&M University-Kingsville,
James C. Jernigan Library, South Texas Archives,
MSC 197, 700 University Blvd, Kingsville, TX 78336-8202