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Barbara Butler Davis

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Barbara Butler Davis teaches Spanish in the Chicago area.

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


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Barbara Butler Davis on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Affectionately yours :
ISBN: 0871951754 OCLC: 54913132

Indiana Historical Society Press, Indianapolis : 2004.

"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.