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Davis, Varina 1826-1906

Overview
Works: 189 works in 266 publications in 2 languages and 11,020 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Music  Legends  Pictorial works  Bibliography  Photographs  Sources  Folklore 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E628, 973.7082
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Jefferson Davis, ex-president of the Confederate States of America by Varina Davis( Book )

18 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from prison : Jefferson Davis to his wife, 1865-1866 by Jefferson Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<DIV>FELICITY ALLEN, who lives in Lexington, Kentucky, grew up in the Deep South during the Great Depression. For most of her life she has been involved in research on Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis. She is the author of <I>Jefferson Davis, Unconquerable Heart</I>, published by the University of Missouri Press.</DIV>
The Grasshopper War by Varina Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jefferson Davis. ex-president of the Confederate States of America : a memoir by Varina Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1890 in German and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jefferson Davis letter by Jefferson Davis( )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter from Jefferson Davis (written in the hand of his wife, Varina Davis), Beauvoir, Miss., to C.B. Atwood in Rison, Ark. The letter concerns taxes
Jefferson Davis : ex-president of the Confederate States of America; a memoir by Varina Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1890 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davis Family by Davis (Family :( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection consists of the correspondence of Jefferson and Varina Howell Davis. Topics include Mississippi and national politics; the admission of California as a state; a proposed southern-route transcontinental railroad; and Davis' capture at the end of the Civil War. It also contains speeches, newsclippings about the Davises and their home, and accounts of the Battle of Monterey (1846), requested by Davis
Silver bells by Charles O Pape( )

and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jefferson davis, ex-president of the confederate states of america. . reprint by Varina Davis( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jefferson Davis papers by Jefferson Davis( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of letters, speeches, newspaper clippings, etc. The collection includes a portion of a galley print from a biography of Jefferson Davis, written by his wife Varina. The galley print is accompanied by a letter of authenticity written from the Library of Congress. Also included are various typed and hand written pages which appear to be a manuscript or research materials for another biography of Davis, perhaps written by J. William Jones. Letters in the collection include correspondence to Davis as president of the Confederate States of America
by Varina Davis( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiefly letters written to family friend David Pell Secor, of Bridgeport, Conn., from Beauvoir, Biloxi, Miss., where Varina and Jefferson Davis settled in 1878, reflecting the concerns and interests of Mrs. Davis during the last years of her husband's life, especially her family's health and the travels and achievements of her daughter Varina Anne ("Winnie") and of her grandchildren in Colorado Springs, Colo.; together with letters written from New Orleans, La., and New York City after the death of Mr. Davis to Emmie (Mrs. Edward Miall) Durham, pertaining to Mrs. Davis's family, the deterioration of Beauvoir, growing financial burdens, and other matters, and other correspondence
Material regarding George Julian Zolnay( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter, 1898 Nov. 11, Brooklyn, N.Y. Charles Edwin West to Zolnay regarding Zolnay's bust of Edgar Allan Poe & West's acquaintance with Poe in the late 1830s [3 p. holograph signed. 18 cm.] -- Letter, 1899 June 16, Varina Howell Jefferson Davis to Mrs. Vance introducing Zolnay [3 p. holograph signed. 16 cm.] -- Calling card [n.d.] of Mrs. Davis with note congratulating Zolnay [1 item. printed with holograph note. 6 cm.] -- Photographs [1899 & n.d.] of Mrs. Davis and the Poe bust [2 items. black & white]
Howell family papers by Howell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The entire collection spans 240 years of American history and includes seven generations of the Howell and Taylor families. Subjects covered are: the Society of Friends; land ownership in the New Jersey colony; Mount Ephraim, New Jersey; fisheries in New Jersey; the Revolutionary War, General William Maxwell and the New Jersey 2nd Regiment; the Mexican War; pre-Civil War New Orleans; the Civil War and Jefferson Davis; Quaker Missionaries; the removal of the Pawnees to their new reservation in Indian Territory; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; farming in early 20th century southern California; Adam Clark Vroman; the Gila River Relocation Center; the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration and refugees in post-World War II Europe and Belgrade; the Pasadena Playhouse; and life in late 20th century southern California including Altadena, San Dimas and Pasadena. There are letters written by William Burgess, Jefferson Davis, Varina Davis, George F. Howell, Richard Howell, Charles H. Searing, and William Henry Taylor. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, William Henry Jackson stereographs of Pawnee Indians, land deeds, legal papers, marriage records, diplomas, and notes
Miscellaneous papers by Varina Davis and George Washington Cable( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Undated quote on "self" from "Caranco" by J.W. Cable
Civil War wives : the lives and times of Angelina Grimké Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant by Carol Berkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In the life stories of three "accidental heroes"--women whose marriages provided them with position and perspective they would not otherwise have had--one of the nation's premier historians offers a unique understanding of the tumultuous social and political landscape of their time
Letter : to Dear Ladies by Varina Davis( )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

She is sending a small patchwork quilt, Mrs. Richardson will present it on her behalf, which was made by Martha Washington of pieces from her gowns
Letter from Mrs. Davis : called forth by a gift of money by students at Chapel Hill when Mrs. Davis was in prison by Varina Davis( )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portland, Me., to Professor Dennis Hart Mahan by Varina Davis( )

1 edition published in 1858 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Her husband, Jefferson Davis, has largely recovered from his recent serious illness
Papers of Robert S. Pace by Robert S Pace( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The autograph collection includes letters or other papers of Joseph H. Bradley, David Paul Brown, Ted W. Brown, William V. Cox, Richard Coxe, Jefferson Davis in the hand of Varina Davis, Thomas Day, Henry W. De Saussure, Hubert Humphrey, Blair Lee, Abraham Lincoln (with an engraving of Lincoln), James Madison, Louis Pasteur (photocopy), Gifford Pinchot, James Polk, James McPherson Proctor, Harry Truman, and George Washington. Of interest in the autograph collection are Polk's appointment of Levi Woodbury as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court by Polk, and Washington's response to John Hancock's congratulations on his election to the Presidency
Jefferson Davis Papers by Jefferson Davis( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains photocopies of letters between Jefferson Davis, his wife and daughter, and members of the Sidney Root Family
 
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Civil War wives : the lives and times of Angelina Grimké Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant
Alternative Names
Davis, Varina H. 1826-1906

Davis, Varina Howell 1826-1906

Davis Varina Jefferson- 1826-1906

Howell Varina 1826-1906

Jefferson-Davis Varina 1826-1906

Varina Davis amerikansk frfattare

Varina Davis amerikansk skribent

Varina Davis personnalit politique amricaine

Varina Davis zweite Ehefrau von Jefferson Davis, dem Prsidenten der Konfderierten Staaten von Amerika (1861–1865)

Varina Howell Amerikaans schrijver

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Languages
English (108)

German (2)

Covers
First lady of the Confederacy : Varina Davis's Civil WarCivil War wives : the lives and times of Angelina Grimké Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent GrantVarina Howell, wife of Jefferson DavisBest little stories from the Civil WarJefferson Davis, ex-president of the Confederate States of AmericaVarina Howell, wife of Jefferson Davis