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Biographical/Historical note

Scope and Contents note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. Autographs

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Earle C. Douglas, Jr. Autograph Collection MS 458



Title: Earle C. Douglas, Jr. autograph collection
Dates: no date
Abstract This collection contains the autographs of Jefferson Davis, Judah P. Benjamin, and Steven R. Mallory.
Identification: MS 458
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft. (1 folder)
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical/Historical note

Nothing is known at this time about the collector Earle C. Douglas, Jr. Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was an American politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865 during the Civil War. Judah P. Benjamin (1811-1884) was an American politician and lawyer who was a citizen of the Confederate States of America. He held three consecutive Cabinet positions in the government of the Confederate States of America, but previously was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives and a U.S. Senator from Louisiana. Steven R. Mallory (1813-1873) was an American politician and Secretary of the Navy for the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. Mallory was considered to be one of President Davis’ best Cabinet officers.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains the autographs of Jefferson Davis, Judah P. Benjamin, and Steven R. Mallory.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from the Earle C. Douglas, Jr. Autograph Collection must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Signer (sgn) Benjamin, Judah P.
Signer (sgn) Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Donor (dnr) Douglas, Jr., Earle C.
Signer (sgn) Mallory, Stephen R.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Earle C. Douglas, Jr. Autograph Collection, undated, MS 458 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was donated to Fondren Library by the estate of Earle C. Douglas and received on July 31, 1997.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I. Autographs

Folder
1 Autographs (3) of Confederate States of America Persons (Jefferson Davis, Judah P. Benjamin, Steven R. Mallory

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