The Papers of Jefferson Davis
The Papers of Jefferson Davis

Jefferson and Varina Davis, their daughter Margaret, her children, and a servant, 1885 Library of Congress


How We Are Funded

Rice University sponsors and shelters the Davis project. Our primary resources are grants from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), a division of the National Archives, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  We also receive support from the State of Mississippi, the Davis family, and many other organizations and persons.

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 There is no formal membership in our project; however, financial and research support of this nonprofit venture are gratefully accepted. We receive matching funds for contributions, and all contributors are listed in the acknowledgments section of our volumes. For more information, please see the page on Contributing to PJD.

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The Papers of Jefferson Davis
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