Eleanor Barrow Williams papers

Eleanor Barrow Williams papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Williams, Eleanor Barrow, 1886-1977
Title: Eleanor Barrow Williams papers
Dates: 1893-1976
Quantity: 2.1 Linear feet 3 document boxes, 2 half boxes, 1 large card file
Coll. Number: ms2635

Biographical/Historical Note

Eleanor Pricilla Barrow Williams (1886-1977) was the daughter of David C. Barrow, Jr. (the chancellor of the University of Georgia). She married Henry Lee Jewett Williams (1887-1918), who was killed in action in France during World War I. The collection deals mainly with her life before her marriage and after her husband's death. Their daughter Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams (1917-1956) married Gustav Karow in 1941.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains biographical information about Eleanor Williams, correspondence, banking and investment items, business documents and ledgers, photograph negatives, address books and lists, diaries, and material about Mrs. Williams' daughter, Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams.

Index Terms

France--Description and travel.
Germany--Description and travel.
Great Britain--Description and travel.
Italy--Description and travel.
Karow, Eleanor Williams, 1917-1956
Poats, Anna
Universities and colleges--Tennessee.
University of the South.
Wells, Charlie
Williams, Henry Lee Jewett, 1887-1918
Women travelers--Georgia.

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

Eleanor Barrow Williams papers, ms2635, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Eleanor Priscilla Barrow Williams Collection was acquired by the University of Georgia's Hargrett Library on April 10, 1989. The material was donated by Mrs. Susan Barrow Tate and was arranged in folders with many notations added by Mrs. Tate.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers, ms2628.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical Information
2Correspondence, 1893-1909
3Correspondence, 1910-1912
4Correspondence, 1913-1919
5Correspondence, 1920-1927
6Correspondence, 1928-1954
7Correspondence, 1955-1956
21Correspondence, 1957-1975
2Correspondence - undated
3Correspondence - business
31Banking and Investments
2Business Papers
4Receipts and Bills
3A1-78Photographic negatives - Athens, E.B.J.W., overseas locations, 1914-1940
41Address Books and Lists
2Business Ledgers, 1912-1962
3Business Ledgers, 1955-1972
4Diaries, 1910, 1930-1939
51Biographical Information-Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams
2Business Items-Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams
3Correspondence-Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams