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Davidson, Levette Jay, 1894-1957



DU faculty, 1922-1957; Interim chancellor, Mar.-Aug. 1953; University Lecturer, 1955-56.
Levetter J. Davidson interim Chancellor March-August in 1953.
Sources Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 153); Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume P: page 169.
To give book review on Friday, February 17, 1956.
Cancels Talk due to illness (May 1956).
To deliver Annual University Lecture on November 19, 1956.
Passed away Monday, May 13, 1957.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Levette J. Davidson Papers

Identifier: M017

Levette J. Davidson (1894-1957) was a professor of English literature at the University of Denver from 1922-1957, specializing in folklore and literature of the American West. He served as head of English Department (1940-1957), and was the first faculty member elected president of the University Senate. He wrote several books including A guide to American folklore, The Rockies and beyond, and Literature of Colorado.

Dates: 1851-1968; Majority of material found in 1913-1962