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Name Davis, Bette (Rathburn), 1920-1997
Othernames Rathburn, Elizabeth Constance
Davis, Mrs. Thomas H.
Born 06/09/1920
Birthplace Lincoln, Nebraska
Father Rathburn, Howard
Mother Gaylord, Elizabeth
Notes Born June 9, 1920 at Lincoln, Nebraska, Elizabeth Constance "Bette" Rathburn was the daughter of Howard and Elizabeth (Gaylord) Rathburn. She married Thomas Holman Davis at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, on October 8, 1945. She passed away on January 20, 1997 in Pensacola, Florida. She is buried next to her husband at Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Spouse Davis, Thomas Holman
Deceased 01/20/1997
Deceased where Pensacola, Florida

Associated Records

Image of RG0771.AM - RG0771 Davis, Bette (Rathburn), 1920-1997

RG0771.AM - RG0771 Davis, Bette (Rathburn), 1920-1997

This collection consists of one box and two volumes of manuscript material arranged in two series: 1) scrapbooks, 1926-1946; and 2) Miscellany. This material relates primarily to the dance and dramatic performances of Betty Rathburn and her sister, Lois and to the social life she led at the University of Nebraska in the late 1930's and early 1940's. The Scrapbooks of series one trace Betty Rathburn's performances as a dancer and actress during the late 1920's and early 1930's. Miss Rathburn was a student of Flavia Waters Champe during this period. Material relating to Miss Rathburn's years at the University of Nebraska is also included, particularly items pertaining to social events in