Craig Barrow papers

Craig Barrow papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Barrow, Craig, 1876-1945
Title: Craig Barrow papers
Dates: 1913-1920
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms3013

Biographical/Historical Note

Craig Barrow (1876-1945), raised in Athens, Georgia, attended the University of Georgia, medical school at the University of Maryland, with post graduate studies at Breslau in Germany. He was the chief surgeon of the Central of Georgia Railway and married Elfrida DeRenne (1884-1970) in 1906. She was a descendant of Noble Jones, owner of Wormsloe Plantation in Savannah, Georgia. The Barrows lived at the residence on Wormsloe Plantation, but also owned a summer home in Hendersonville, North Carolina called Yonholme. Elfrida DeRenne Barrow was the author of several books about the history of Savannah.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of personal and medical papers during the 1913-1920 period. Personal papers include receipts for groceries, utilities, animal food, automobile and investments. The family letters are from children, and the medical materials include correspondence about patients, prescriptions, x-rays, materials about the Telfair Hospital, the Georgia Infirmary, the Sanitary Commission and opium stamps.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Barrow, Craig, 1876-1945 -- Correspondence
Georgia Infirmary (Savannah, Ga.).
Home economics--Georgia--Accounting.
Household supplies--Georgia.
Mary Telfair Hospital (Savannah, Ga.).
Opium trade.
Receipts (financial records)
United States Sanitary Commission.
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Craig Barrow papers. MS 3013. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Craig Barrow family papers, 1766-1985, (bulk 1919-1970) ; De Renne family papers, 1770-1986 (bulk 1873-1940).

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Family letters; list of Class of 1896
2UGA and Barrow, 1914-1930
3Property and real estate, 1917-1940
4Investments, 1917-1936
5Receipts for groceries; animal food and services, 1914-1917
6Taxes; church, 1914-1917, 1919
7Receipts for Laurel Grove Cemetery lot care; newspaper; clothing, books; Oglethorpe Club, etc.
8Utilities/household expenses
9Auto expenses
10Miscellaneous expenses
21Sanitary Commissioners lab reports, 1913-1921
2Medical correspondence, undated, 1913-1921
3Medical correspondence, undated, 1913-1921
4Drs. Cole and Howard lab reports
5Georgia Infirmary, 1913-1920
6Telfair Hospital, 1913-1919
7Traveler's Insurance, 1915-1917
9Opium stamps
11Miscellaneous bills