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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889



  • Existence: 1808 - 1889

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War Material

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Material about Civil War commemorative events, a map of Stonewall Jackson's movements, a summary of the Battle of Antietam, a copy of A House Divided: The Civil War Letters of a Virginia Family, by W.G. Bean, a piece about Jefferson Davis, and an extract from 'The Congressional Globe' from January 21, 1861 about seccesion.
Dates: 1910 - 1965

Davis, Jefferson

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 72
Scope and Contents This folder contains a pamphlet from the Proclamation of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Jefferson Davis on June 3rd, 1908, officially dubbed a Confederate memorial day by the Hollywood Memorial association and endorsed by former Virginia Govenor, Claude A. Swanson. Pamphlet includes a photo of Davis.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Francis MacDonnell Research Materials Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0291
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of research materials gathered by Francis MacDonnell in preparation of his article 'Reconstruction in the wake of Vietnam: the pardoning of Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis,' which was published in Civil War History, Vol. XL, no.2, 1994. Included are materials from the Gerald Ford Library, government documents, and miscellaneous sources on the pardoning of Robert E. Lee, Vietnam draft evaders, Iva 'Tokyo Rose' Toguri and others during...
Dates: Inclusive 1990-1994

Heale, Daniel P. , 1864-01-23

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 34
Scope and Contents File includes photocopy of a petition to Jefferson Davis representing that Heale is a citizen of Giles County, Virginia.
Dates: 1864-01-23

Jefferson Davis Centennial Program

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0533
Scope and Contents Program for the Jefferson Davis Centennial Service at St. Paul's Church, Richmond, Virginia on June 3, 1908.
Dates: 1908-06-03

Jefferson Davis Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends; one...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1887

Letters, No Date, fragments

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Folder ten contains miscellaneous four undated items or fragments of papers. Included is a narrative description of a floating structure for the defense of Charleston Harbor, a resolution for filling vacancies in the South Carolina or Confederate provisional congress; a proclamation giving the governor power to commission officers of coastal military companies; a letter from Thomas J. Glover asking for the Edisto rifles to be part of the infantry; and a letter fragment concerning political...
Dates: No Date, fragments

Lithograph and a photograph of Jefferson Davis

Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0153
Scope and Contents An original lithograph by Blelock and Company and a modern photograph of an earlier post-Civil War photograph of Jefferson Davis.
Dates: 1865 - 1868

Photograph of Jefferson Davis

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Robert E. Lee to Jefferson Davis, 1864-07-07

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 92
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1864-07-07