Howry Family Collection, 1838-1981.


Howry Family Collection, 1838-1981.

Howry Family Collection, 1838-1981.

Collection mainly personal correspondence among C.B. Howry and his family and between daughters Mary and Elizabeth. Although there is business correspondence pertaining to the dissolution of C.B. Howry and his advertising business. Includes essays, articles and diaries from various family members. There are also several letters to J.M. Howry from James K. Polk, Jefferson Davis and Varina Davis.

6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (person)

Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

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Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 (person)

James K. Polk was president of the United States from 1845 to 1849. Biographical Note 1795, Nov. 2 Born, Mecklenburg County, N.C. 1806 Family moved to what is now Maury County, Tenn. 1818 Graduated, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, ...

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Davis, Varina, 1826-1906 (person)

Second wife of Confederate States of America president Jefferson Davis. From the description of Letter and article: New York [N.Y.], 1905 Oct. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29417912 First Lady of Confederacy. From the description of Letter: Montgomery [Al.], 1863 March [1]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415155 Author; wife of Jefferson Davis [1808-1889], president of the Confederacy. From the description of V...

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Harrison, Pat, 1881-1941 (person)

Pat Harrison was born at Crystal Springs, Miss., taught school at Leakesville, Miss., was admitted to the bar in 1902, and served as district attorney for the second district of Mississippi (1906-1910). He was a U.S. Representative (1911-1919) and U.S. Senator (1919-1941) for Mississippi and died in Washington, D.C. From the description of Pat Harrison letter, 1928 Oct. 1. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 726850640 U.S. Senator from Mississippi. ...

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Howry, Charles Bowen, 1844-1928 (person)

Jurist. From the description of Charles Bowen Howry family papers, 1863-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453749 James Moorman Howry was born in Fincastle, Virginia, on August 4, 1804, and grew up in Hawkins County, Tennessee. He served as a colonel in the Tennessee Militia and practiced law in Nashville after 1831, though he did not have a formal legal education. In 1836 or 1837, Howry moved to Oxford, Mississippi, where he continued his successful legal c...

Howry, Mary (person)