Jefferson Davis collection
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Jefferson Davis collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Title: Jefferson Davis collection
Dates: 1862-1894, undated
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft. (1 half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS10

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photocopies of letters between Jefferson Davis, his wife, and daughter, Varina Anne (Winnie), and members of the family of Sidney Root. Also included are two autographs of Jefferson Davis.

Index Terms

Davis, Varina Anne, 1864-1898
Davis, Varina, 1826-1906
Root, Sidney, 1824-1897

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jefferson Davis collection, MSS 10, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1972 and subsequent additions.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Copies of correspondence (bound), 1862-1894
2Autographs, undated