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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1808-06-03-1889-12-06-

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS375
Scope and Content This collection contains organizational records and histories of the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. Also included are historical items collected by members as well as newspaper clippings, programs, and membership information. There are files pertaining to member genealogy and biographies of Confederate soldiers.
Dates: 1866-1977

Civil War Confederate cartes de visite collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS206
Scope and Content This collection contains twenty-six cartes de visite of Confederate generals and politicians. Generals include Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest among others. Politicians include images of President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Alexander Stephens as a young man. There is also an image of Emperor Napoleon III of France.
Dates: undated

DuBose family visual arts materials

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS198
Scope and Content This collection contains images collected by the DuBose family. Subjects include military personnel, battlefields, and the U. S. Civil War era. Photographic formats include ambrotypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, daguerreotypes, drawings, engravings, ivorytypes, photographs, tintypes, albumen prints, and photographic albums. There are also photographic images with drawn enhancements, one of a young soldier and another of an older man. These images document the United States Civil War. ...
Dates: 1840-1870, undated

Jefferson Davis collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS10
Scope and Content 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.
Dates: 1862-1894, undated

Jefferson Davis letter to Andrew J. West

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS369f
Scope and Content In this letter dated June 23 1886, Jefferson Davis writes to Andrew J. West and thanks him for a picture of the two men.
Dates: 1886

Madison Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1098
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, booklets, and newspapers, the majority of which were collected by, or pertain to, the life and work of Madison Bell. The correspondence spans Bell's adult life; most are addressed from family and friends. Documents relate to his family and his career. The booklets pertain to Georgia law, Bell himself, and Georgia's secession from the Union. Items of particular note are a muster roll from the 30th Georgia Cavalry Battalion, posters advertising property...
Dates: 1844-1896, 1945-1951, 1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1896

Samuel L. Roe family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS715f
Scope and Content This collection consists primarily of letters written by Samuel L. Roe and C.W.G. Roe while the brothers were serving in Company H, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, during the United States Civil War. The letters describe troop movements; weather conditions; rations; the lack of adequate shoes, clothing, and pay; and other details regarding living and battle conditions during the war. Of particular interest are comments in the letters about taking "Yankee" prisoners, religious...
Dates: 1841-1875, undated

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS197
Scope and Content This collection contains the family photographs of the Kurtz and Fuller families as well as visual materials Kurtz created and collected during the course of his career. Family photographs pertain to Kurtz and Fuller families as well as a few images from Annie Pye Kurtz prior to her marriage to Wilbur Sr. Also included are images of Wilbur Sr. and friends during his time in Chicago, Illinois. The bulk of this collection is photographic materials which support the research and field work...
Dates: 1859-1972, undated

William B. Chisholm's scrapbook of Jefferson Davis

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS57f
Scope and Content This scrapbook contains news articles and poems about Confederate States President Jefferson Davis. The articles were written about appearances he made across the South and his death.
Dates: 1886