John Sharp Williams Collection, 1862-1943 (bulk 1898-1932).


Williams, John Sharp, 1854-1932. John Sharp Williams Collection, 1862-1943 (bulk 1898-1932).

John Sharp Williams Collection, 1862-1943 (bulk 1898-1932).

This collection contains research material accumulated by historian George Coleman Osborn while researching his biographies John Sharp Williams: Planter-Statesman of the Deep South (1943) and James Kimble Vardaman: Southern Commoner (1981). These research files include transcripts of both Williams and Vardaman correspondence; typed excerpts from the Congressional Record and various newspapers; photographs; as well as broadsheets, clippings, and other printed material.

11 boxes (9 linear feet)

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Vardaman, James Kimble, 1861-1930 (person)

Williams, John Sharp, 1854-1932 (person)

John Sharp Williams of Mississippi was a congressman 1893-1907 and a senator 1911-1923. At the time of the writing of this letter he was chairman of the Senate Committee on the Library. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1917. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191100814 Born in Memphis, Tenn., but raised in Yazoo City, Miss., John Sharp Williams practiced law and dabbled in cotton planting before being elected in 1893 as a Democrat to ...

Osborn, George Coleman, 1904-1982 (person)

United States. Congress. Senate (corporateBody)

United States. Congress. House (corporateBody)

U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of Congress. From the guide to the Subscription lists, 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Banks, R. W. (Robert Webb), 1843- (person)