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: 1948-1953 From: Shaw, Helen Lilian, 1913-1984 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7642-154 Description: Letters from Davin to Shaw Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss and typescripts
Date: 1965-1986 From: McCormick, Eric Hall (Dr), 1906-1995 : Papers By: McCormick, Eric Hall (Dr), 1906-1995 Ref: fMS-Papers-4641 Description: Contains letters from Dan Davin to Eric McCormick and one from Davin to Myra McCormick. Letters deal with family, health and literary matters. Quantity: 1 f...
Date: 1927-1966 From: Beaglehole, Timothy Holmes, 1933-2015: Papers of John Cawte Beaglehole and his family Ref: MS-Papers-11535-179 Description: Contains letters to Arnold Campbell, R M Campbell, J B Condliffe, Dorothy Crozier and Dan Davin; also letters from R M Campbell to J C Beaglehole and Tim Bea...
Date: 1929-1971 From: Beaglehole, Timothy Holmes, 1933-2015: Papers of John Cawte Beaglehole and his family Ref: MS-Papers-11535-193 Description: Contains letters from publishers Clarendon Press (written by Kenneth Sisam and Dan Davin), George Allen & Unwin, Argonaut Press, MacMillan, Hutchison, Batchw...
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: 1972 From: Curnow, Thomas Allen Monro, 1911-2001 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-2402-49 Description: Most correspondents identified; also includes letters to and from Leslie, All Souls College, Oxford; and letter from Edwin written in Australia. Also photogr...
Date: 1986 From: Milner, Ian Frank George, 1911-1991 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4567-013 Description: Identified persons entered under Name. Also includes letters from Mildred, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, letters to Linda, Jarmila's daughter; statement on Noel C...
Date: 1984-1985 From: Milner, Ian Frank George, 1911-1991 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4567-012 Description: Identified persons entered under Name. Also includes horoscope in Czech; correspondence with Tony of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Florida; letters from Ruth and M...
Date: 1947-1974 From: Duggan, Maurice Noel, 1922-1974 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1760-14 Description: Most people identified; also includes notes on proofreading; examination results University of New Zealand (1947) and provisional admission certificate, Univ...
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: ca 1925-1940 Ref: PAColl-1491 Description: Copies of photographs of Winifred McQuilkan, who, as Clare Mallory, wrote ten children's books. They show her as a young girl and dux of Middle School, Inv...
Date: 1970s By: Cole, John Reece, 1916-1989 Ref: PAColl-3143 Description: Photographs taken by John Reece Cole. Includes images of Dan & Win Davin at Dorchester, Marilyn Duckworth, Phillip Wilson, Ian Cross, Sam Hunt, Alex Fry, May...
Date: 1976-1992 From: Gee, Maurice Gough, 1931- : Papers 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: 1920-1979 From: [Ephemera of octavo size relating to Katherine Mansfield] Ref: Eph-A-PEOPLE-Mansfield-1920/1979 Description: Includes: 1928: Constable and Company. [Small booklet announcing publication of 'Jounral of Katherine Mansfield', various volumes of her stories, and a 2-vol...
Date: 1961-1979 From: Wilson, Phillip John, 1922-2001: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-7685-087 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [1985-1995] From: Shadbolt, Maurice Francis Richard, 1932-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-8044-317 Description: Speeches etc for launchings, festivals and events; `John A Lee', Baxter launch, `Memories of Dan Davin', `Menton and Mansfield', `PEN speech', `Sense of plac...
Date: 2007 From: Fathers, Michael Allen, 1941- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11422-02 Description: Folder includes copies of photographs of Norman Davis (in disguise in 1941 and in his old age in 1986) and letters to Michael Fathers from academics at Oxfo...
From: Sargeson, Frank, 1903-1982 :Sargeson family photographs Ref: PAColl-1581-2-085
Date: 1969-1972 From: Milner, Ian Frank George, 1911-1991 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4567-007 Description: Identified persons entered under Name. Also includes letter from Sybil (husband, Derek), of Sussex. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1964-1966 From: Milner, Ian Frank George, 1911-1991 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4567-005 Description: Identified persons entered under Name. Also includes copies of outward letters to Mrs Amis, Fred, Max (possibly Max Harris), Leonard and Marilou, Ken [?] Smi...