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Benjamin Henry Barrow papers

Benjamin Henry Barrow papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Benjamin Henry Barrow papers
Creator: Barrow, Benjamin Henry, 1883-1963
Inclusive Dates: 1873-1964
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.3 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2765
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Benjamin Henry Barrow (1883-1963)was a civil engineer and county surveyor of Clarke County, Georgia. He was eductaed at Grove School (Miss Julia Moss); Athens Public Schools; University of Georgia Class of 1903 (did not graduate), and was a member of Chi Phi Fraternity. Son of David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr. Barrow married Henry Hull Lucas in 1907, they had a daugheter, Susan Frances Barrow (Mrs. William Tate).

Scope and Content

The papers consist of biographical information, diaries, field notes, correspondence, legal documents, bills, schoolwork, photographs, maps, and blueprints.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Benjamin Henry Barrow papers, ms2765, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Benjamin Henry Barrow papers were acquired by the University of Georgia's Hargrett Library in December 1990. Additional materials were received in May 1991. The papers were contributed by Mrs. Susan F. Barrow Tate, and she included many explanatory notes.

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
Barrow, Frances Ingle Childs
Barrow, Henry Hull Lucus
Clarke County (Ga.)
Construction industry -- Georgia.
Maps (documents)
Plats (maps)
Surveyors -- Georgia -- Clarke County.
University of Georgia. Press

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Diaries and field notes, 1904-1925
2Diaries and accounts, 1926-1963
31Biographical Information
Clippings, obituary
32Correspondence, 1891-1918
33Correspondence, 1921-1949
34Deeds, 1873-1925
35Legal Documents, Bills
Maps, land plats, road work
1BBlueprints, maps, sketches - Clarke and surrounding counties, 1908-1921