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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Butler Davis  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Barbara Butler Davis on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=barbara+butler+davis


Illinois Connection

Barbara Butler Davis teaches Spanish in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Barbara is the great-great grandaughter of Ovid Butler, the founder of Butler University in Indianapolis.


Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Affectionately yours :
ISBN: 0871951754. OCLC Number: 54913132

Indiana Historical Society Press,. .

"Affectionately yours: the Civil War home-front letters of the Ovid Butler family includes transcripts of sixty-five holograph letters written from 1863 to 1865 by members of the Ovid Butler family of Indianapolis, strong supporters of abolition, to their son Scot ... As Davis notes in the book, the letters help to 'illuminate such issues as social class, religion, gender roles, humor, economic conditions, and political alignments on the home front'"--Jacket.