Nellie Rucker Walter papers

Nellie Rucker Walter papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Walter, Nellie Rucker, 1915-
Title: Nellie Rucker Walter papers
Dates: 1936-1938
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 half box
Coll. Number: ms2928

Biographical/Historical Note

Nellie Peters Rucker Walter (1915- ), graduate of the University of Georgia (1936), studied for three years at the Heidelberg University and graduated in 1939.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence of Nellie Rucker (Walter) while a student at Heidelberg University (Germany) to her parents in Georgia from 1936-1938. Rucker's detailed letters focus on her trips in Europe, including descriptions of the countryside, the people, and lifestyles; life at the university; her studies; social life in Germany; and some comments on the attitudes of the German people.

Index Terms

Europe--Description and travel.
Germany--Description and travel.
Germany--Social life and customs--20th century.
Universities and colleges--Germany.
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

Nellie Rucker Walter papers, ms2928, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1936-1937 April
2Correspondence, 1937 May-December
3Correspondence, 1938, 1994
4Writings on life as a Georgia student in Germany
5Photocopies, Preservation copies of folders 1-4
6Dissertation, "Uber Verbreitung und Stoffwechseleigenschaften des Bacterium acetylcholini"