The collection consists chiefly of the personal correspondence of Varnum Family members and other correspondents circa 1841-1927, with the bulk of the materials from the family's Jacksonville period of 1877 to 1888. Most of the letters are outgoing correspondence to relatives from Josephine L. Dyer (signed "Josie") Varnum, wife of John P. Varnum. To learn more about the collection, please see the Finding Aid.


Browse the John P. Varnum Family Papers Collections:

Correspondence: John P. Varnum, 1877 - 1888

Correspondence: Mrs. John P. Varnum (Josephine L. Dyer "Josie"), 1871 - 1888

Family Correspondence, 1876 - 1927

Legal Documents, 1866 - 1926

Miscellaneous Materials, 1841 - 1882