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Record ID 69091
Title Mission Bay's Historic Fountain To Flow Again
Author Fox, Sue
Source East and Bays courier, 30 July 2004 page 1
Location ARC Serial 072 E13 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Mission Bay's historic fountain had be switched back on in September after seven months out of action because of water damage. Brief description of the fountain. The Fountain was built in the 1950's to mark the early death of Trevor Davis, the only son of Eliot Davis and the nephew of Sir Ernest Davis, Auckland mayor from 1935 to 1945.
Notes Includes illustration of Mission Bay's Fountain.
Subjects Davis, Eliot Rypinski, 1871-1954; Davis, Ernest Hyam, 1872-1962; Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947; Eastern Bays Community Board, Auckland City Council; Fountains; Memorials and monuments; Hancock and Co.; Historic buildings and sites; Millar, Toni; Mission Bay, Auckland; Stone, Russell Cyril James, 1923-; Water safety

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Record ID 79063
Source Auckland scrapbook, April 1963 - August 1963 page 97
Location ARC Microfiche ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Children of the late Trevor Moss Davis receive no share of the 400,000 estate of the late Moss Davis.
Subjects Davis, Moss, 1847-1933; Wills; Estates; Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947

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Record ID 79092
Source Presentation ceremony of the Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain to the citizens of Auckland, 1950
Location ARC 714 T81 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Portrait of Trevor Moss Davis.
Subjects Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947; Memorials and monuments; Fountains; Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain, Mission Bay

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Record ID 79094
Title [Obituary]
Source New Zealand herald, 24 October 1947 p 6 col 5
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Obituary of Trevor Moss Davis, prominent Auckland businessman.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947; Obituary

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Record ID 79097
Source The commerce journal, November 1947 p 1
Location Basement Serial 650.5 C74 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Obituary of Trevor M. Davis.
Subjects Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947; Obituary

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Record ID 79098
Source The commerce journal, 25 October 1938 p 12
Location Basement Serial 650.5 C74 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Brief profile of Trevor M. Davis.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947; Biographies

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Record ID 79099
Source The commerce journal, 11 March 1946 p 25
Location Basement Serial 650.5 C74 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Trevor M. Davis, new president of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947; Auckland Chamber of Commerce

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Record ID 108412
Title Death ends the good life
Author Gray, Matthew
Source Western leader, 22 June 2010 page 2
Location West Auckland Research Centre (Waitakere Library)
Abstract In 1947 Trevor Moss Davis, a Director of Hancock and Company, died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 45. The article includes brief biographical details and an account of the night of his death. His father Eliot Davis dedicated his book of memoirs 'A link with the past' to his son and gifted a memorial fountain at Mission Bay to his memory. Includes a portrait of Trevor Davis and a photograph of his grave designed by George Tole and created by Richard Gross. This article is part of an occasional 'Tales from the Crypt' series delving into the personal stories behind notable graves at Waikumete Cemetery
Notes Includes portrait and illustration.
Subjects Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947; Davis, Moss, 1847-1933; Davis, Eliot; Davis, Stella; Davis, Susan; Tole, George Edmund, 1897-1972; Gross, Richard Oliver, 1882-1964; Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland; Memorials and monuments; Graves; Autobiographies; Writers; Fountains; Mission Bay, Auckland

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Record ID 130896
Title Summer guide to city fountains
Author Abadia, Karina
Source Auckland city harbour news, 14 January 2015 page 7
Location ARC Serial 072 A8 ASK AT DESK,
Photographers Abadia, Karina
Abstract Full page spread, including photos, of various water features (and fountains) around Auckland. Has several facts on fountains and water features (situations named below), sometimes including who gifted each.
Notes Includes illustrations.
Subjects Albert Park, Auckland; Campbell, John Logan, 1817-1912; Cornwall Park; Davis, Trevor Moss, 1902-1947; Fountains; Freyberg Place, Auckland; Khartoum Place, Auckland; Lumsden Green, Newmarket; Mission Bay, Auckland; Takutai Square; Wintergardens, Auckland Domain
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