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Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers

Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers
Creator: Williams, Henry Lee Jewett
Inclusive Dates: 1907-1921
Language: English
Extent: 5.5 Linear Feet 7 document boxes, 2 card file boxes, 2 slide boxes, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2628
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry Lee Jewett Williams (1887-1918) was an Episcopal priest, a professor at the University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.), and an Army Captain during World War I. Married Eleanor P. Barrow in 1914, in 1917 daughter Eleanor Barrow Jewett born. Williams was killed in action in France in 1918.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of writings, sermons, sermon notes, family photographs, photographic negatives and glass lantern slides of Europe and the Holy Lands, a scrapbook of clippings, photographs, and programs pertaining to Williams, a book of accounts Williams kept while a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, and correspondence. The correspondence pertains to Williams' activities while at Oxford, his rectorship at St. Stephens Church (Milledgeville, Ga.), and his teaching career at the University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.). Correspondents include University of Georgia Chancellor D.C. Barrow, the Bishop of Atlanta Cleland Kinloch Nelson, and Williams' father, Howard J. Williams. The collection also contains correspondence to Eleanor (Nellie) Barrow Williams from friends and family, letters of condolence upon her father's death, and memorials to Henry Lee Jewett Williams.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers, ms2628, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 November 13.

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.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Barrow, David C., Jr. (David Crenshaw)
Clergy -- Georgia.
Episcopalians -- Georgia.
Milledgeville (Ga.)
Nelson, Cleland Kinloch
Rhodes scholarships.
Sermons.
Sewanee (Tenn.)
St. Stephen's Church (Milledgeville, Ga.)
Universities and colleges -- Faculty.
University of the South
Williams, Eleanor Barrow
Williams, Howard J.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Eleanor Barrow Williams papers, ms2635.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Biographical Information
 
12Business Items
 
13Medals
 
14Memorials
 
15Military Service
 
boxfolder
21Correspondence, 1907-1912
 
22Correspondence, 1913-1914
 
23Correspondence, 1915-1916
 
24Correspondence, 1917
 
25Correspondence, 1918-1921
 
boxfolder
31Ministry
 
32Sermon Notes I
 
33Sermon Notes II
 
34University of the South Class Notes
 
35Writings and Sermons
 
box
4Sermon Note Cards
 
box
5Sermon Note Cards
 
boxfolder
61Photographs-Jewett, Eleanor and Daughter
 
62Photographs-Others
 
63Photograph Negatives
 
box
7Glass Lantern Slides
 
box
8Glass Lantern Slides
 
box
9Business Ledgers, 1908-1917
 
9Grade Report Book, 1913-1917
 
9Scrapbook
 
box
10Address Book and Autograph Book
 
10Diaries and Personal Notebook
 
10Greek-English Notebook, 1907
 
10Library List, 1911
 
10Ministry Notebooks
 
10University of the South Annuals, 1915-1917
 
boxfolder
111Letters of Condolence, 1918
 
112Letters of Condolence, 1918
 
113Letters of Condolence, 1918
 
114Letters of Condolence, 1918
 
115Letters of Condolence, 1918
 
box
12Oversize Box
 
12Papers
 
12Photograph Albums