Davin, Daniel Marcus, 1913-1990

Davin, Dan, 1913-1990

Davin was born in Invercargill and brought up in an Irish Roman Catholic community. He won scholarships to Sacred Heart College, Auckland and Otago University and subsequently a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University. During World War Two he served as an intelligence officer with the New Zealand Division in Greece, Crete, North Africa and Italy. In 1945 he joined the staff of the Clarendon press, Oxford. After the War he worked for Oxford University Press and retired in 1978 as academic publisher. Davin published seven novels, approximately 50 short stories and a history of the Battle of Crete. He also edited various anthologies and wrote critical essays, reviews and studies of New Zealand writers.

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Date: 1951-1952 From: McCormick, Eric Hall (Dr), 1906-1995 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5599-02 Description: Mainly correspondence between McCormick and Dan Davin, Oxford University Press. Also some correspondence with Frank Sargeson who collaberated in the selectio...
Date: [199-] From: King, Michael (Dr), 1945-2004: Collection Ref: 97-042-19/21 Description: Research papers relating to Dan Davin and Harry Doyle. Includes correspondence with Bill Pearson and others, entered under Name below, and copy of Doyle's de...
Date: 1957-1981 From: Vogt, Herlof Anton Herlofsen, 1914-1984 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5201-114 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss and typescripts
Date: Jul-Dec 1967 From: Thomson, John Mansfield, 1926-1999 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5378-015 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Holographs, typescripts (some copies)
Date: 1957-1966 From: Joseph, Michael Kennedy, 1914-1981 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6678-102 Description: Correspondence and royalty payments relating to `Byron the poet'; carbon copies of letters written by Joseph seeking permission to quote copyright material i...
Date: 1952-1979 From: Joseph, Michael Kennedy, 1914-1981 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6678-009 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss and typescripts
Date: 1945, 1950-1953 From: McCormick, Eric Hall (Dr), 1906-1995 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5599-01 Description: Mainly correspondence relating to Oxford University Press's `New Zealand short stories'; an article on New Zealand literature for `Books abroad', a US litera...
Date: 1998-2001 From: Pearson, William Harrison, 1922-2002 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7268-52 Description: Correspondence relating to `Intimate stranger; reminiscences of Dan Davin', edited by Janet Wilson. Also correspondence with publisher of the book, Steele Ro...
Date: Jan-Jun 1963 From: Thomson, John Mansfield, 1926-1999 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5378-007 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Holographs, typescripts (some copies)
Date: [1959-2001] From: Shadbolt, Maurice Francis Richard, 1932-2004 : Papers and recordings Ref: MS-Papers-8044-096 Description: Correspondence between Shadbolt and various publishers and agents etc; identified correspondents entered in the Name field. Some material remains unidentifie...
Date: 1976-1992 From: Gee, Maurice Gough, 1931- : Collection Ref: MS-Papers-4678-178 Description: Correspondence from Deidre Carkeek, Ray Copland, Kirsty Cochrane, Phillippa Campbell, Anne Commire, D G Conly, Nancy Coory, Peter Coster, Anne Cato, Mike Cap...
Date: 1986 From: Dudding, Robin Nelson, 1935-2008 : Literary papers Ref: MS-Papers-8988-194 Description: Corrected proofs of `Islands 37'. Includes some correspondence. Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss,typescripts and printed matter
Date: [1938-1973] From: Glover, Denis James Matthews, 1912-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0418-038 Description: Identified persons entered under Name; includes poetry sent in by hopeful poets and professional poets; critical piece on Glover by Lauris Edmond, probably f...
Date: 1948, 1966-1989 From: Bertram, James, 1910-1993 : Papers of James and Jean Bertram Ref: 93-133-30 Description: Includes bibliographic and biographic notes on Davin Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss and typescripts
Date: 1959, 1978, 1989-1996 From: Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Society : Records Ref: MS-Papers-9349-218 Description: Includes Post primary school bulletins (vol 13 no 1 "Katherine Mansfield in her letters" by Dan Davin, and 1978 "New Zealand non-fiction" by MH Holcroft), p...
Date: [1984] From: King, Michael (Dr), 1945-2004: Collection Ref: 85-080-01/20 Description: Inward letters, cards, postcards etc, clippings and other papers; identified persons entered under Name. Also includes letters from R, Judith of the Universi...
Date: 1979-1981 From: Milner, Ian Frank George, 1911-1991 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4567-010 Description: Identified persons entered under Name. Also includes copies of letters to Alan re Waitaki Boys High School, to Linda with personal details, correspondence wi...
Dan Davin and others
Date: [ca 1947] Ref: 1/2-022315-F Description: Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative
Date: 1965-1967 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 : Papers Ref: 75-241-041 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss and typescripts
Freeman, Pearl, fl 1938-1940 : Portrait of Dan Davin and Winifred Gonley
Date: 1939 From: Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 11 By: Freeman, Pearl, active 1938-1954 Ref: PAColl-6304-40 Description: Portrait of Dan Davin and Winifred Gonley, taken in London by Pearl Freeman in 1939 Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: S...