Daniel Davis

Archives Outreach & Instruction

Photograph Curator & Archives Instruction Coordinator

Daniel Davis

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-0890
Email: daniel.davis@usu.edu
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Daniel Davis became the photograph curator in Special Collections & Archives in 2000. He received tenure in 2006 and became coordinator of instruction in 2014. He is the author or co-author for two books about 20th Century Western photographers. In 2019 he went on sabbatical taking a “deep dive” into primary source literacy and creating a lesson plan for teaching with historic images. He has taught semester-length classes on archival management, mentored individual students, and taught single-class sessions to a wide range of students from fourth graders to Ph.D. candidates.


MA, American History (Archival Studies Program), University of Wyoming, 1997 
BA, History, University of Wyoming, 1994