Eleanor Tschudi papers

Eleanor Tschudi papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Davis family
Creator: Tschudi, Eleanor B., d. 1899
Title: Eleanor Tschudi papers
Dates: 1887-1896, circa 1900
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms567

Biographical/Historical Note

Varina Howell Davis (1826-1906), married Jefferson Davis in 1845.

For more information, see the article "Varina Howell Davis (1826–1906)" at Encyclopedia Virginia.

Eleanor B. Tschudi (d. 1899) is buried in Oconee cemetery.

Information retrieved from "Funeral of Miss Tschudi Yesterday Afternoon." Weekly Banner [Athens] 28 Apr. 1899: 5. Print.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence written to and by Eleanor B. Tshudi: Dated Beauvoir House, January 21, 1888, to Miss. Tschudi, from Varina Howell Davis, regarding a lock of Jefferson Davis’ hair Miss Tschudi has requested; dated Lexington, South Carolina, January 20, 1896, “My dear Ellie,” signed “E.V.B.”, regarding weather, illnesses, people in Athens; undated, to Stern Brothers, signed E. B. Tschudi, ordering various items of clothing from catalog. Miscellaneous items included are a receipted bill to Miss E. B. Tschudi from the Decorative Art Society (dated March 7, 1890), pressed flower labeled "From Miss Winnie Davis, Nov. 1887," advertisement and brochure entitled The Churchman. Items related to Emmanuel Church Sunday School and Union Baptist Institute are now located in Vertical Files.

Index Terms

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eleanor Tschudi papers, ms567, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Documents, 1887-1896, circa 1900