Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers

Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Williams, Henry Lee Jewett, 1887-1918
Title: Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers
Dates: 1907-1921
Quantity: 5.5 Linear feet (7 document boxes, 2 card file boxes, 2 slide boxes, 1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Henry Lee Jewett Williams from 1907-1921. The papers include writings; sermons; sermon notes; family photographs; photographic negatives and glass lantern slides of Europe and the Holy Lands; a scrapbook of clippings, photographs, and programs pertaining to Williams; a book of accounts Williams kept while a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University (1909-1911); and correspondence. The correspondence pertains to Williams' activities while at Oxford, his rectorship at St. Stephens Church (Milledgeville, Ga.), and his teaching career at the University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.). Correspondents include University of Georgia Chancellor D.C. Barrow, the Bishop of Atlanta Cleland Kinloch Nelson, and Williams' father, Howard J. Williams. The collection also contains correspondence to Eleanor (Nellie) Barrow Williams from friends and family, letters of condolence upon her father's death, and memorials to Henry Lee Jewett Williams.
Coll. Number: ms2628

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Lee Jewett Williams (1887-1918), Episcopal priest, professor at the University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.), and Army Captain during World War I. Married Eleanor P. Barrow in 1914, in 1917 daughter Eleanor Barrow Jewett born. Williams was killed in action in France in 1918.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Barrow, David C., (David Crenshaw), 1852-1929
Clergy--Georgia.
Episcopalians--Georgia.
Milledgeville (Ga.)
Nelson, Cleland Kinloch, b. 1852
Photographs.
Rhodes scholarships.
Sermons.
Sewanee (Tenn.)
St. Stephen's Church (Milledgeville, Ga.).
Universities and colleges--Faculty.
University of the South.
Williams, Eleanor Barrow, 1886-1977
Williams, Howard J.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers. MS 2628. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Eleanor Barrow Williams papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Biographical Information
 
2Business Items
 
3Medals
 
4Memorials
 
5Military Service
 
BoxFolder
21Correspondence, 1907-1912
 
2Correspondence, 1913-1914
 
3Correspondence, 1915-1916
 
4Correspondence, 1917
 
5Correspondence, 1918-1921, Undated
 
BoxFolder
31Ministry
 
2Sermon Notes I
 
3Sermon Notes II
 
4University of the South Class Notes
 
5Writings and Sermons
 
Box
4Sermon Note Cards
 
Box
5Sermon Note Cards
 
BoxFolder
61Photographs-Jewett, Eleanor and Daughter
 
2Photographs-Others
 
3Photograph Negatives
 
Box
7Glass Lantern Slides
 
Box
8Glass Lantern Slides
 
Box
9Business Ledgers, 1908-1917
 
Grade Report Book, 1913-1917
 
Scrapbook
 
Box
10Address Book and Autograph Book
 
Diaries and Personal Notebook
 
Greek-English Notebook, 1907
 
Library List, 1911
 
Ministry Notebooks
 
University of the South Annuals, 1915-1917
 
BoxFolder
111Letters of Condolence, June 9-15, 1918
 
2Letters of Condolence, June 16-17, 1918
 
3Letters of Condolence, June 18-21, 1918
 
4Letters of Condolence, June 22-29, 1918
 
5Letters of Condolence, July-December, 1918 and Undated
 
Box
12Oversize Box
 
Papers
 
Photograph Albums