Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers

Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
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
Coll. Number: ms2628

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Lee Jewett Williams (1887-1918) was an Episcopal priest, a professor at the University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.), and an 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.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 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, 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.

Index Terms

Barrow, David C., Jr., (David Crenshaw), 1852-1929
Milledgeville (Ga.)
Nelson, Cleland Kinloch, b. 1852
Rhodes scholarships.
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 note

Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers, ms2628, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Eleanor Barrow Williams papers, ms2635.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical Information
2Business Items
5Military Service
21Correspondence, 1907-1912
2Correspondence, 1913-1914
3Correspondence, 1915-1916
4Correspondence, 1917
5Correspondence, 1918-1921
2Sermon Notes I
3Sermon Notes II
4University of the South Class Notes
5Writings and Sermons
4Sermon Note Cards
5Sermon Note Cards
61Photographs-Jewett, Eleanor and Daughter
3Photograph Negatives
7Glass Lantern Slides
8Glass Lantern Slides
9Business Ledgers, 1908-1917
Grade Report Book, 1913-1917
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
111Letters of Condolence, 1918
2Letters of Condolence, 1918
3Letters of Condolence, 1918
4Letters of Condolence, 1918
5Letters of Condolence, 1918
12Oversize Box
Photograph Albums