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Varina Davis Papers,1894-1898

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Author

Staff

Title

Varina Davis Papers

Date

1894-1898

Repository

Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives.Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

Conditions Governing Access note

Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

For microfilmed copies see Family Collection: Varina Davis Papers.

Associated Materials / Related Records

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Varina Davis Papers, 97SC195,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.

Extent

3 items

Scope and Content

This three item collection consists of letters written by Varina Davis to Charles Herbst, "My Good Friend", and "My Good Friend Frank". They range in date from 1894-1898. The letter to Herbst is about the sale of canvasses to the state of Georgia. The other two items concern gardening and the shooting of her mule for damaging a neighbor's tree.

Arrangement: Chronological

Subjects

  • Davis, Varina, 1826-1906--Correspondence
  • Gardening---Mississippi
  • Herbst, Charles

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