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Craig Barrow papers

Craig Barrow papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Craig Barrow papers
Creator: Barrow, Craig, 1876-1945
Inclusive Dates: 1913-1920
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 document boxes
Collection Number: ms3013
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Craig Barrow (1876-1945) was raised in Athens, Georgia, and attended the University of Georgia, medical school at the University of Maryland, and post graduate studies at Breslau in Germany. He was the chief surgeon of the Central of Georgia Railway and married Elfrida DeRenne (1884-1970) in 1906. She was a descendant of Noble Jones, owner of Wormsloe Plantation in Savannah, Georgia. The Barrows lived at the residence on Wormsloe Plantation, but also owned a summer home in Hendersonville, North Carolina called Yonholme. Elfrida DeRenne Barrow was the author of several books about the history of Savannah.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of personal and medical papers including receipts for groceries, utilities, animal food, automobile and investments. The family letters are from children, and the medical materials include correspondence about patients, prescriptions, x-rays, materials about the Telfair Hospital, the Georgia Infirmary, the Sanitary Commission and opium stamps.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Craig Barrow papers, ms3013, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Barrow, Craig, 1876-1945 -- Correspondence
Home economics -- Georgia -- Accounting.
Hospitals -- Georgia -- Savannah.
Mary Telfair Hospital (Savannah, Ga.)
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
Opium trade.
Patients -- Georgia -- Savannah.
Receipts (financial records)
United States Sanitary Commission
University of Georgia -- Alumni and alumnae

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Craig Barrow family papers, ms3090; De Renne family papers, ms2819.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Family letters; list of Class of 1896
12UGA and Barrow, 1914-1930
13Property and real estate, 1917-1940
14Investments, 1917-1936
15Receipts for groceries; animal food and services, 1914-1917
16Taxes; church, 1914-1917, 1919
17Receipts for Laurel Grove Cemetery lot care; newspaper; clothing, books; Oglethorpe Club
18Utilities, household expenses
19Automobile expenses
110Miscellaneous expenses
21Sanitary Commissioners lab reports, 1913-1921
22Medical correspondence, 1913-1921
23Medical correspondence, 1913-1921
24Drs. Cole and Howard lab reports
25Georgia Infirmary, 1913-1920
26Telfair Hospital, 1913-1919
27Traveler's Insurance, 1915-1917
29Opium stamps
211Miscellaneous bills