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Scrapbook and alphabetized glossary with subject related clippings, 1830 - 1880

 Item — Box: 1, Object: Loose Scrapbook

Scope and Contents

James D. Davidson's bound manuscript glossary of terms and subjects of interest. Subjects are wide ranging and include day to day life and the law related terminology. Accompanying the glossary are related clippings, both tipped in and loose, with hand-written commentary, musings, quotes, and reminiscences. Also included are clippings of his own publication and two copies of the Lexington Gazette's obituaries for his son Greenlee Davidson, who died in battle at Chancellorsville in May 1863.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1830 - 1880

Extent

From the Collection: 7 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA