David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. family papers

David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Barrow family
Title: David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. family papers
Dates: Bulk, 1873-1900
Dates: 1822-1932
Quantity: 5.7 Linear feet 14 document boxes, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2764

Biographical/Historical Note

David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr. (1852-1929), professor of mathematics and engineering at the University of Georgia (1878-1907) and Chancellor of the University of Georgia (1906-1925).

For more information, see the article "David C. Barrow Jr. (1852-1929)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of diaries, business ledgers, photographs, schoolwork, personal and business correspondence, deeds, receipts, speeches, University of Georgia related information, maps, biographical information, obituary, and some family history.

Index Terms

Account books.
Athens (Ga.)
Barrow, David C., Jr., (David Crenshaw), 1852-1929
Barrow, David Crenshaw, Sr., 1815-1899
Barrow, Priscilla Sawyer, 1828-1910
College students--Georgia.
Education, Higher--Georgia.
Farm management--Georgia.
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Universities and colleges--Curricula--Georgia.
Universities and colleges--Faculty.
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Administration.
University of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr. family papers, ms2764, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


The personal papers of David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr. were acquired by the University of Georgia's Hargrett Library in December 1990, March 7 1991, and May 3 1991. The papers were contributed by Mrs. Susan Frances Barrow Tate, who added many explanatory notes.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Biographical Information

11Biographical Information

2. Personal Correspondence, 1857-1932

12Clara Elizabeth Barrow (sister), 1874-1878
3David Crenshaw Barrow (nephew), 1874-1921
4David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. (father), 1857-1895, undated
5From David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr., 1875-1927
6Eleanor Priscilla Barrow (daughter), 1904-1932, undated
7Elizabeth Church Barrow (niece), 1901-1916, undated
8Pope Barrow (brother), 1873-1903, undated
9Priscilla Flint Sawyer Barrow (stepmother), 1865-1909, undated
10Asaph King Childs (father-in-law), Walter L. Childs (brother-in-law), 1833-1902, undated
11John A. Cobb (brother-in-law), Howell Cobb (nephew), 1882-1906
12Bessie Cobb (niece), Sarah Pope Cobb (niece), 1894-1919
13Annie Frank Noble (cousin), 1881-1908, undated
14Blanton Hill Noble (cousin), 1881-1895, undated
21Ella Patience Barrow Spalding (sister), 1880-1908
2Ella Patience Barrow Spalding (sister), 1909-1927, undated
3Randolph Spalding (nephew), 1889-1919
4Pope Spratlin (business partner), 1882-1914, undated
5Tenants, 1880-1918
6Other Relatives and Friends, 1872-1922

3. Family

31Address Book, Guest Book, 1903
2Benjamin White Barrow
3David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr.
3Business Ledger, 1867-1888
4Henry Walker Barrow
5James Barrow
6Priscilla Flint Sawyer Barrow
6Diary, 1884-1886
7Other Relatives and Genealogy

4. Business Records

41-8Business correspondence, 1824-1886
51-6Business correspondence, 1887-1929
7Business correspondence - Undated, 1822-1932
61Banking and Stocks
2Business Papers
4Loans, 1837-1926
5Receipts-Athens Businesses
6Receipts and Bills
7Taxes, 1859-1930
71Business Ledgers, 1878-1884
2Orphan Home Record Book
3-7Surveying Notebooks, 1875-1899

5. Speeches

5Speeches and Other Writings

6. University of Georgia

91Annual Reports
2Speech Notebooks
3University of Georgia Papers
101College Notebooks, 1873
2College Notebooks, undated
3Religious Writings Notebooks
OS Folder
1Teaching certificate and American Bible Society certificate, 1883-1924

7. Legal Documents, 1822-1927

111Deeds-Clarke County, 1822-1925
2Deeds-Oglethorpe County, 1838-1927
3Deeds-Other Counties, 1833-1905
4Legal Documents

8. Bound volumes and maps

12Photograph Album
Picture Stamp
12AAcount Books
Diaries, 1875-1899
12BAccount Books
Diaries, 1900-1928, undated
OS Folder
1BMaps, Blueprints, Sketches (mainly in Clarke and Oglethorpe), 1920s-1940s