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Nellie Rucker Walter papers

Nellie Rucker Walter papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Nellie Rucker Walter papers
Creator: Walter, Nellie Rucker, 1915-
Inclusive Dates: 1936-1938
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2928
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Nellie Peters Rucker Walter (1915- ), graduate of the University of Georgia (1936), studied for three years at the Heidelberg University and graduated in 1939.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence of Nellie Rucker (Walter) while a student at Heidelberg University (Germany) to her parents in Georgia from 1936-1938. Rucker's detailed letters focus on her trips in Europe, including descriptions of the countryside, the people, and lifestyles; life at the university; her studies; social life in Germany; and some comments on the attitudes of the German people.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nellie Rucker Walter papers, ms2928, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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

Europe -- Description and travel.
Germany -- Description and travel.
Germany -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Universities and colleges -- Germany.
Women travelers -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1936-1937 April
12Correspondence , 1937 May-December
13Correspondence , 1938, 1994
14Writings on life as a Georgia student in Germany
15Photocopies, Preservation copies of folders 1-4
16Dissertation, "Uber Verbreitung und Stoffwechseleigenschaften des Bacterium acetylcholini"