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Eleanor Barrow Williams papers

Eleanor Barrow Williams papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eleanor Barrow Williams papers
Creator: Williams, Eleanor Barrow, 1886-1977
Inclusive Dates: 1893-1976
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.1 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 2 half boxes, 1 large card file
Collection Number: ms2635
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Eleanor Pricilla Barrow Williams (1886-1977) was the daughter of David C. Barrow, Jr. (the chancellor of the University of Georgia). She married Henry Lee Jewett Williams (1887-1918), who was killed in action in France during World War I. The collection deals mainly with her life before her marriage and after her husband's death. Their daughter Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams (1917-1956) married Gustav Karow in 1941.

Scope and Content

This collection contains biographical information about Eleanor Williams, correspondence, banking and investment items, business documents and ledgers, photograph negatives, address books and lists, diaries, and material about Mrs. Williams' daughter, Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eleanor Barrow Williams papers, ms2635, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Eleanor Priscilla Barrow Williams Collection was acquired by the University of Georgia's Hargrett Library on April 10, 1989. The material was donated by Mrs. Susan Barrow Tate and was arranged in folders with many notations added by Mrs. Tate.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 March 22.

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

France -- Description and travel.
Germany -- Description and travel.
Great Britain -- Description and travel.
Italy -- Description and travel.
Karow, Eleanor Williams, 1917-1956
Poats, Anna
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee.
University of the South
Wells, Charlie
Williams, Henry Lee Jewett, 1887-1918
Women travelers -- Georgia.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers, ms2628.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical Information
12Correspondence, 1893-1909
13Correspondence, 1910-1912
14Correspondence, 1913-1919
15Correspondence, 1920-1927
16Correspondence, 1928-1954
17Correspondence, 1955-1956
21Correspondence, 1957-1975
22Correspondence - undated
23Correspondence - business
31Banking and Investments
32Business Papers
34Receipts and Bills
3A1-78Photographic negatives - Athens, E.B.J.W., overseas locations , 1914-1940
41Address Books and Lists
42Business Ledgers, 1912-1962
43Business Ledgers, 1955-1972
44Diaries, 1910, 1930-1939
51Biographical Information-Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams
52Business Items-Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams
53Correspondence-Eleanor Barrow Jewett Williams