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James D. Davidson Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4, Item: Loose Scrapbook
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0154
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings of Dorman's poems, letters, and essays on various subjects published in the Lexington Gazette and other papers.

Dates: 1832 - 1878

Scrapbooks of Davidson's published materials, 1827 - 1832

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Folder one includes two small scrapbooks of clippings and bpoth are inscribed by Davidson. The first is a pocket sized scrapbook of clippings titled, "The poetical and prose compositions of James D. Davidson written for and published in the Lexington Intelligencer (newspaper)." The second is titled, "Essays of Tristram by James D. Davidson published in the Lexington Union (newspaper)edited by Charles P. Dorman in 1832." "Tristram" was one of Davidson's many pseudonyms.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1827 - 1832

Scrapbooks of misc. clippings and published writings, 1870 - 1880

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Three numbered scrapbooks of published writings and anecdotes of James D. Davidson as well as misc. additional clippings with Davidson's annotations and commentary. Volume one includes tipped in printed handbills of Davidson's poems. Subjects of the poems include one humorous piece on Roscoe Conkling's short lived presidential run in 1876 and a January 1, 1877 "New Years Address to the patrons of the 'Lexington Gazette'." Another article of not is a brief published article titled, "Stonewall...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1880

Scrapbook and loose clippings, 1850 - 1870

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

A small scrapbook of tipped in and loose newspapers clippings. the inner leafe of the scrapbook is inscribed in Davidson's hand, "Scrapbook of Secession - James D. Davidson, 1861." Included are numerous articles from an array of local , regional, and national newspapers with subjects of slavery, the sectional division, tariffs, secession, and reconstruction.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1850 - 1870

Imprint - Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. II, No. 4, 1876

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Includes a brief submission by James D. Davidson.

Dates: 1876

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

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830 - 1880