Chair of History 1982-2003; Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor 2003-2011; Emeritus Professor 2012.
Correspondence files 1960-2005 0.40m
Miscellaneous collection of files chiefly related to publication of Marvellous Melbourne, Outcast Melbourne, and Journeys into History. Other files of more general correspondence include alphabetical runs for 1982-1983 and 1996-2000.
Manuscript material 1967-2018 1.00m
Transcripts of articles, addresses, seminar and conference papers; manuscripts for monographs and edited works.
Subject files 1970-2018 2.88m
Files related to publications written or edited by Prof. Davison; his involvement with historical societies and heritage matters; research projects; bicentennial planning; the National Archives; and a review of the National Museum.
Teaching files 1975-2000 0.36m
Files related to course in Urban History taught at the University of Melbourne, 1975-1983, and subsequent courses taught within Monash School of Historical Studies. Files may include tutorial handouts, notes, exam papers and occasionally correspondence.