Benjamin Henry Barrow papers

Benjamin Henry Barrow papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Barrow, Benjamin Henry, 1883-1963
Title: Benjamin Henry Barrow papers
Dates: 1873-1964
Quantity: 1.3 Linear feet 3 document boxes, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2765

Biographical/Historical Note

Benjamin Henry Barrow (1883-1963)was a civil engineer and county surveyor of Clarke County, Georgia. He was eductaed at Grove School (Miss Julia Moss); Athens Public Schools; University of Georgia Class of 1903 (did not graduate), and was a member of Chi Phi Fraternity. Son of David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr. Barrow married Henry Hull Lucas in 1907, they had a daugheter, Susan Frances Barrow (Mrs. William Tate).

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of biographical information, diaries, field notes, correspondence, legal documents, bills, schoolwork, photographs, maps, and blueprints.

Index Terms

Barrow, David C., Jr., (David Crenshaw), 1852-1929
Barrow, Frances Ingle Childs
Barrow, Henry Hull Lucus
Clarke County (Ga.)
Construction industry--Georgia.
Maps (documents)
Plats (maps)
Surveyors--Georgia--Clarke County.
University of Georgia. Press.

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

Benjamin Henry Barrow papers, ms2765, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Benjamin Henry Barrow papers were acquired by the University of Georgia's Hargrett Library in December 1990. Additional materials were received in May 1991. The papers were contributed by Mrs. Susan F. Barrow Tate, and she included many explanatory notes.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Diaries and field notes, 1904-1925
2Diaries and accounts, 1926-1963
31Biographical Information
Clippings, obituary
2Correspondence, 1891-1918
3Correspondence, 1921-1949
4Deeds, 1873-1925
5Legal Documents, Bills
Maps, land plats, road work
OS Folder
1BBlueprints, maps, sketches - Clarke and surrounding counties, 1908-1921