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Series 1170 - J S Davies Bequest Records

Date Range1969 - 2000
Quantity102 cm, 6 boxes
ProvenanceWaite Agricultural Research Institute
Description

Mr John Stanley Davies, a South Australian farmer and landholder who died in 1968, willed part of his estate to the University of Adelaide. According to the terms of Mr Davies' will his trustees were to carry on his farming activities for a period of twenty years, dividing the annual profits in a set proportion between the University and Prince Alfred College. After this time they were to realise the estate's assets for distribution in the same proportions to the same institutions. The University chose to honour his expressed wish that the proceeds of the bequest be used by the Waite Institute and other departments of the University to promote research into cattle and beef production. The records include committee minutes and financial records as well as a range of administrative files.

AccessPartially closed

Inventory Listing

JS Davies - Accounts and Estate Details

These folders contain details of Mr Davies' will, as well as relevant account records.
This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1969 - 1975    Quantity 4 cm, 2 folders
Inventory Identifier 117000001 Box Number 1 Series 1170
JS Davies - Bequests

This item consists primarily of early correspondence regarding the disposition of the Davies bequest. It includes a copy of the minutes of the first meeting of the JS Davies Bequest Committee in 1970, lists of assets and liabilities and discussions of policy. It also includes a small amount of much later correspondence with Mr Davies' descendants, including a some copies of pictures of the young Mr Davies.
This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1969 - 2000    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000002 Box Number 1 Series 1170
Davies Bequest Committee - Minutes and Papers

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1969 - 1989    Quantity 27 cm, 9 folders
Inventory Identifier 117000003 Box Number 1 Series 1170
Bequest Correspondence

These correspondence files relate primarily to financial management of the Davies assets and submissions to the committee requesting financial support. They also include a 1988 submission by the Bequest Committee to University Council and some committee minutes.
This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1970 - 1988    Quantity 6 cm, 2 folders
Inventory Identifier 117000004 Box Number 3 Series 1170
Bequest Committee Correspondence and Submissions

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1972 - 1988    Quantity 5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000005 Box Number 3 Series 1170
Bequests and Grants (Summaries)

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1986 - 1988    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000006 Box Number 3 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Financial Accounts

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1971 - 1987, missing 1973-1981    Quantity 12 cm, 7 folders
Inventory Identifier 117000007 Box Number 3 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Financial

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1980 - 1990    Quantity 9 cm, 4 folders
Inventory Identifier 117000008 Box Number 4 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Financial Reports and Matters

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1987 - 1991    Quantity 4 cm, 2 folders
Inventory Identifier 117000009 Box Number 5 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Bagot's Financial Matters

Bagot's Executor and Trustee Company was the firm that administered the Davies estate.
This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1980 - 1982    Quantity 4 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000010 Box Number 5 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Financial Statements

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1975 - 1979    Quantity 3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000011 Box Number 5 Series 1170
Staff Funded under Davies Bequest

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1976 - 1988    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000012 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Use of Funds

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1986    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000013 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Munduney and Moralana Properties

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1975 - 1989    Quantity 3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000014 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Munduney Property - Forward Plan

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1982 - 1989    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000015 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Beef Cattle Research Fellow

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1980 - 1989    Quantity 3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000016 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Postgraduate Studentship

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1984 - 1988    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000017 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Dr LV Cundiff

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1983 - 1987    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000018 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Asset Management Correspondence File

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1983 - 1990    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000019 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Davies Bequest - Transfer of Properties

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1988 - 1991    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 117000020 Box Number 6 Series 1170
Adelaide Animal Genetics Program: Progress Reports of the Davies Cattle Gene Mapping Project
by CDK Bottema and WS Pitchford, Department of Animal Science

This item contains references to: Benefactors; Finance; Research; Waite Campus; Endowments & Gifts

Date Range 1996 - 1998    Quantity 1.5 cm, 2 booklets
Inventory Identifier 117000021 Box Number 6 Series 1170
J S Davies Bequest Research Branch Working Papers

The records were located in the Research Branch of Adelaide Research & Innovation during their relocation in 2005. They include minutes of the bequest committee and financial statements.

Date Range c. 1975 - c. 1981    Quantity 5 cm, 1 bundle
Access Partially closed
Inventory Identifier 117000022 Box Number 7 Series 1170
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
Listed by University of Adelaide Archives
HTML edition University of Adelaide Archives
Updated 6 November 2013
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/records/archives/guide/1170.htm

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