- Existence: 1808 - 1889
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 458
Overview This collection contains the autographs of Jefferson Davis, Judah P. Benjamin, and Steven R. Mallory.
Dates: ca. 1870
Identifier: UA 018
Abstract The records consist of drafts, galley proofs, revisions, page proofs, and typescripts. Also included are grant records, accounting receipts, correspondence, and other administrative files of the Jefferson Davis Association. Raw digital materials for the documentary "Jefferson Davis - an American President" (2008) are found in the Audio-Visual series.
Dates: 1963 - 2015
Identifier: MS 005
Overview Original handwritten letters between U.S. Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his government and military colleagues, and his wife, Varina. Colleagues include General William H. Emory, Senator Stephen A. Douglas, Sidney W. Burbank, Secretary of War John B. Floyd, General Joseph E. Johnston, Col. Abraham Myers, General James Chesnut, and William H. Sanders. The bulk of the letters date from the 1850s and 1860s. Additional materials are letters to and from other persons, U.S. and...
Dates: 1838 - 1964
Identifier: MS 256
Abstract: Correspondence, military documents, posters, receipts, and clippings chiefly relating to the Civil War in New Orleans and Louisiana. Includes bills of sale and lists of slaves, correspondence to Thomas Overton Moore, governor of Louisiana, and from Jefferson Davis.
Dates: 1811 - 1959
Identifier: MS 638
Overview This collection includes the wealth of documentation identified from across the United States and beyond and assembled for the purpose of the publication of the Papers of Jefferson Davis, a 14-volume set, funded by the NHPRC, and other activities and persons, beginning in the 1960s and running through 2015. Many of the speeches and letters published in the edition, either in full or summarized, are present in this collection as photocopies or on microfilm. Not every document featured in the...
Dates: 1815-2015, bulk 1850-1880; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1880