Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
- Existence: June 3, 1808-December 6, 1889
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Civil War manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 619
Overview: The Civil War Manuscripts Collection was created to give the researcher more direct access to small and fragmentary collections of material on the subject of the Civil War in the United States, 1861-1865. It is an intentionally assembled collection of diaries, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and ephemera primarily documenting military events and daily camp life, as well as family life on the home front and civilian activities. Many Connecticut regiments are represented throughout...
Dates: 1859-1900, bulk 1861-1865
Confederate States of America collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 463
Overview: Correspondence and official documents originating from various CSA government departments and from individual Confederate states, 1861-65. Includes correspondence of Jefferson Davis, Confederate cabinet members and congressmen, and other officials, as well as official reports of Civil War battles and events, estimates of expenditures and appropriations, petitions, special orders, forms, passes, receipts, bonds, tax records, and other documents. While the bulk of the material is administrative...
Photochroms of Sites in the United States and Mexico
Call Number: WA Photos 1344
Overview: Collection of photochroms of sites in the United States and Mexico published by the Detroit Photographic Company, 1893-1903. The collection includes significant visual documentation of locations in several states including California, Colorado, New York, and Pennsylvania as well as Washington, D.C., and Mexico, in addition to an image or two for the states of Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Utah. The collection includes at least...
William Hemsley Emory papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1187
Overview: The bulk of the collection documents William Emory's service on the Mexican boundary survey in the years 1848 to 1858. Series I contains correspondence with members of the boundary commission, the American and Mexican Survey parties, and government officials. Correspondence for 1849-50 describes California during the Gold Rush and Forty-Niners on the Gila route. There are also other military records. Series II contains letters and other records from Emory's service in Kansas and in the Civil...
Harry H. Ensign autograph collection
Call Number: MS 1228
Overview: Miscellaneous autographs and letters of American political and cultural figures, among them John and John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Jefferson Davis, Horace Greeley, and Lydia Sigourney. Also included are eleven letters to James F. Babcock, editor of the New Haven Weekly Palladium, on politics (1840-1866) and seven letters (1866-1872) to R. P. Cowles in New Haven from prospective lecturers.
S. Griswold Flagg collection
Call Number: MS 216
Overview: Materials relating to the Civil War including correspondence of military leaders on both sides, military documents, commissions, orders, inventories and administrative records, and private correspondence of important figures in the war. There are also letters from soldiers in the field and citizens viewing the progress of the war. In addition there are many autographs and memorabilia including Confederate war bonds, patriotic stationery and about a dozen photographs. In all some 120 names are...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > S. Griswold Flagg collection
Anson Conger Goodyear Collection
Call Number: MS 244
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, proclamations, and drafts of letters chiefly relating to the Civil War, but also including letters from the Jacksonian period. The major portion of the collection concerns the siege of Fort Sumter with letters from both Major Robert Anderson and General P.G.T. Beauregard. Included also are a diary kept by General S. Wylie Crawford during the siege and two letters from Abraham Lincoln. Other portions of the collection concern Lincoln as a political figure; the relations...
Burton Jesse Hendrick papers
Call Number: MS 1980
Overview: The Burton Jesse Hendrick papers consist of research materials, manuscript drafts, and correspondence related to books later published; news clippings and personal materials consisting of biographical files, estate files, and Yale related materials, 1880-1970.
Dates: 1880-1970, bulk 1917-1949
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Burton Jesse Hendrick papers
Isaac Munroe St. John papers
Call Number: MS 427
Overview: Correspondence, diplomas, commissions, and other papers of Gen. Isaac M. St. John, civil engineer and Confederate officer during the Civil War.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Isaac Munroe St. John papers
Isaac Ingalls Stevens papers
Call Number: WA MSS 442-445
Overview: The Stevens papers contain correspondence, reports, memoranda, and maps documenting the 1856 declaration of martial law in Washington Territory and Indian hostilities, relations with the Hudson's Bay Company and the Puget Sound Agricultural Company, and political events during Steven's administration (WA MSS 442-444). In 1857, Stevens prepared a map of the Washington and Nebraska territories for his report on the railroad survey with information on various Indian tribes, reservations,...