Title: The Davis Family Correspondence
Creator: The Davis Family
Provenance: The Davis Family Correspondence was donated by Mrs. Walter J. Herbert on December 7, 1959. The collection had been collected and preserved by Ann Eliza Furman (1812-1899).
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (4 boxes)
Date Range: 1832-1908
Scope and Content: The Davis Family Correspondence was taken out of the Furman Family Collection to provide better access to the letters. The correspondence spans the years 1832 and 1908. Many of the letters are written to share family news and inquire about the health and well-being of the recipient. There are several letters that discuss the political and social climate before and after the Civil War, as well as issues concerning the Furman Theological Institute.
Arrangement: The letters are organized alphabetically by writer.
Box 1: Personal Correspondence: Boyd, B. D. - Davis, Rebecca Ann; Box 2: Personal Correspondence: Davis, Rebecca Kincaid - Kincaid, Sarah M. Davis; Box 3: Writings; Box 4: Unknown Davis Materials
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 1959-012
See also: Decorative and Fine Arts Collection website.