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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, 1887-1918
Inclusive Dates: 1907-1921
Language(s): English
Extent: 6.5 Linear Feet 8 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), 1852-1929
Clergy -- Georgia.
Episcopalians -- Georgia.
Milledgeville (Ga.)
Nelson, Cleland Kinloch, 1852-
Rhodes scholarships.
Sewanee (Tenn.)
St. Stephen's Church (Milledgeville, Ga.)
Universities and colleges -- Faculty.
University of the South
Williams, Eleanor Barrow, 1886-1977
Williams, Howard J.

Related Collections in this Repository

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical Information
12Business Items
15Military Service
21Correspondence, 1907-1912
22Correspondence, 1913-1914
23Correspondence, 1915-1916
24Correspondence, 1917
25Correspondence, 1918-1921
32Sermon Notes I
33Sermon Notes II
34University of the South Class Notes
35Writings and Sermons
4Sermon Note Cards
5Sermon Note Cards
61Photographs-Jewett, Eleanor and Daughter
63Photograph Negatives
7Glass Lantern Slides
8Glass Lantern Slides
9Business Ledgers, 1908-1917
9Grade Report Book, 1913-1917
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
111Letters of Condolence, 1918
112Letters of Condolence, 1918
113Letters of Condolence, 1918
114Letters of Condolence, 1918
115Letters of Condolence, 1918
12Oversize Box
12Photograph Albums
131Writings - Biblical history
132Writings - Historical commentary Book of Acts
133Writings - St. John's Gospel
134Writings - St. John's Gospel
135Writings - Synoptic Gospels
136Writings - Acts
137Writings - Notes
138Writings - Synoptic Gospels
139Writings - Canon and Texts - Historical Geography