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Davis, Varina 1826-1906

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Works: 208 works in 321 publications in 2 languages and 13,335 library holdings
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Most widely held works about Varina Davis
 
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Most widely held works by Varina Davis
Jefferson Davis : ex-president of the Confederate States of America by Varina Davis( Book )

17 editions published between 1890 and 1990 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines Jefferson Davis's life as a United States statesman and President of the Confederacy
Letters from prison : Jefferson Davis to his wife, 1865-1866 by Jefferson Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Jefferson Davis, Unconquerable Heart, published by the University of Missouri Press
The Grasshopper War by Varina Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance of summer seas : a novel by Varina Anne Davis( )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 8 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 held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 3 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
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
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
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

First lady of the South : the life of Mrs. Jefferson Davis by Ishbel Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Varina Davis tells of the "early days of her marriage to Jefferson Davis, the controversial figure who would become president of the Confederacy. The story shifts from Washington to Richmond, the years of war, follows their journeying to and fro, in the weeks and months of escape. And then exile --after Jefferson Davis' release from prison."
Varina Howell, wife of Jefferson Davis by Eron Rowland( Book )

3 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Varina Anne Banks (Howell) Davis (1826-1906), wife of Jefferson Davis who served as President of the Confederates States of America
Davis Family by Davis (Family :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Miscellaneous papers by Varina Davis and George Washington Cable( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

November 28, 1893, letter from Varina Davis to Mrs. Howe sending greetings and mentioning that a recent visit by the child "Bessie" gave her "no trouble, only pleasure."
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

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
New York [N.Y.] by Varina Davis( )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter to Major S.A. Cunningham, editor of the Confederate Veteran, accompanies an article in which Mrs. Davis disputes a previously published communication from Milton Overly concerning the actions of Jefferson Davis during the fall of the Confederacy
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
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
 
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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 1826-1906

Davis, Varina Howell 1826-1906

Davis Varina Jefferson- 1826-1906

Howell Varina 1826-1906

Jefferson-Davis Varina 1826-1906

Varina Davis amerikansk författare

Varina Davis amerikansk skribent

Varina Davis personnalité politique américaine

Varina Davis política estadounidense

Varina Davis yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko

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

Varina Howell Amerikaans schrijfster

Varina Howell Amerikaans schrijver

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Languages
English (139)

German (2)

Covers
Confederate womenCivil 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 America