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Object Name PIPE
Catalog Number 0985.07.00219
Description The pipe consists of a short wooden stem attached to a heavily charred corncob bowl. A silver plate attached to the bowl reads, "This pipe was used as a gavel in President Davis' room at the Confederate Home-Beauvoir, Mississippi, Nov. 15, 1906. Presented by Mrs. Mollie R. Magill Rosenberg, June 5, 1907." With hinged two-part brown leather case (.219a), with a red and white ribbon liner.
Dimensions H-2 W-6 D-3 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis (tentative); Jefferson Davis Memorial Association
Made Kirk and Sons
Provenance This pipe was used as a gavel by the Jefferson Davis Memorial Association at their meeting in President Davis' room at Beauvoir on November 15, 1906.

The pipe may have belonged to Jefferson Davis, but this is unknown.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Jefferson Davis Memorial Association
Subjects Smoking
Pipes (Smoking)
Tobacco pipes
Tobacco habit