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David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. family papers

David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. family papers
Creator: Barrow family
Inclusive Dates: 1822-1932
Bulk Dates: 1873-1900
Language(s): English
Extent: 5.7 Linear Feet 14 document boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2764
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr. (1852-1929), professor of mathematics and engineering at the University of Georgia (1878-1907) and Chancellor of the University of Georgia (1906-1925).

For more information, see the article David C. Barrow Jr. (1852-1929) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The papers consist of diaries, business ledgers, photographs, schoolwork, personal and business correspondence, deeds, receipts, speeches, University of Georgia related information, maps, biographical information, obituary, and some family history.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr. family papers, ms2764, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


The personal papers of David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr. were acquired by the University of Georgia's Hargrett Library in December 1990, March 7 1991, and May 3 1991. The papers were contributed by Mrs. Susan Frances Barrow Tate, who added many explanatory notes.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 September 11.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books
Athens (Ga.)
Barrow, David C., Jr. (David Crenshaw), 1852-1929
Barrow, David Crenshaw, Sr., 1815-1899
Barrow, Priscilla Sawyer, 1828-1910
College students -- Georgia.
Education, Higher -- Georgia.
Farm management -- Georgia.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Surveyors -- Georgia.
Universities and colleges -- Curricula
Universities and colleges -- Faculty.
Universities and colleges -- Georgia -- Administration.
University of Georgia

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Biographical Information

11Biographical Information

2. Personal Correspondence, 1857-1932

12Clara Elizabeth Barrow (sister), 1874-1878
13David Crenshaw Barrow (nephew), 1874-1921
14David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. (father), 1857-1895, undated
15From David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr., 1875-1927
16Eleanor Priscilla Barrow (daughter), 1904-1932, undated
17Elizabeth Church Barrow (niece), 1901-1916, undated
18Pope Barrow (brother), 1873-1903, undated
19Priscilla Flint Sawyer Barrow (stepmother), 1865-1909, undated
110Asaph King Childs (father-in-law), Walter L. Childs (brother-in-law), 1833-1902, undated
111John A. Cobb (brother-in-law), Howell Cobb (nephew), 1882-1906
112Bessie Cobb (niece), Sarah Pope Cobb (niece), 1894-1919
113Annie Frank Noble (cousin), 1881-1908, undated
114Blanton Hill Noble (cousin), 1881-1895, undated
21Ella Patience Barrow Spalding (sister), 1880-1908
22Ella Patience Barrow Spalding (sister), 1909-1927, undated
23Randolph Spalding (nephew), 1889-1919
24Pope Spratlin (business partner), 1882-1914, undated
25Tenants, 1880-1918
26Other Relatives and Friends, 1872-1922

3. Family

31Address Book, Guest Book, 1903
32Benjamin White Barrow
33David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr.
33Business Ledger, 1867-1888
34Henry Walker Barrow
35James Barrow
36Priscilla Flint Sawyer Barrow
36Diary, 1884-1886
37Other Relatives and Genealogy

4. Business Records

41-8Business correspondence, 1824-1886
51-6Business correspondence, 1887-1929
57Business correspondence - Undated, 1822-1932
61Banking and Stocks
62Business Papers
64Loans, 1837-1926
65Receipts-Athens Businesses
66Receipts and Bills
67Taxes, 1859-1930
71Business Ledgers, 1878-1884
72Orphan Home Record Book
73-7Surveying Notebooks, 1875-1899

5. Speeches

85Speeches and Other Writings

6. University of Georgia

91Annual Reports
92Speech Notebooks
93University of Georgia Papers
101College Notebooks, 1873
102College Notebooks, undated
103Religious Writings Notebooks
1Teaching certificate and American Bible Society certificate, 1883-1924

7. Legal Documents, 1822-1927

111Deeds-Clarke County, 1822-1925
112Deeds-Oglethorpe County, 1838-1927
113Deeds-Other Counties, 1833-1905
114Legal Documents

8. Bound volumes and maps

12Photograph Album
12Picture Stamp
12AAcount Books
12ADiaries, 1875-1899
12BAccount Books
12BDiaries, 1900-1928, undated
1BMaps, Blueprints, Sketches (mainly in Clarke and Oglethorpe), 1920s-1940s