Nannette Elizabeth Williams Elsass Genealogical Papers

MC 1343

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Krista Jones, 2010.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Elsass, Nannette Elizabeth Williams
Title
Nannette Elizabeth Williams Elsass Genealogical Papers
Inclusive Dates
ca. 1864-1981
Identification
MC 1343
Extent
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Nannette Elizabeth Williams Elsass Genealogical Papers were donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, on October 19, 1994 by Nannette Elsass of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu and Alexandra Gough; completed in March 2010.

Preferred Form of Citation

Nannette Elizabeth Williams Elsass Genealogical Papers (MC 1343), Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

The materials pertain to members of the Delony-Purkins-Williams family of Hope, Arkansas, especially the sisters Marie Antoinette Purkins (Sissy) and Sophia Delony Purkins. Marie Antoinette Purkins was the maternal aunt of Nannette Williams Elsass and Sophia Delony Purkins the mother of Nannette Williams Elsass. Also included are papers pertaining to DuVal L. Purkins and Nannie Purkins, brother and sister of Sophia Purkins and Marie Antoinette Purkins; Marie Antoinette Williams Tipton (Nenette), sister of Nannette Williams Elsass; and Lucy Elise Delony, maternal first cousin of Sophia, Marie Antoinette, DuVal L., and Nannie Purkins.

Scope and Content Note

The four family scrapbooks pertain to members of the Darby-Delony-Lindsay-Purkins-Turner-Williams family of Hope, Arkansas. The albums contain created and collected genealogical material; family letters, ca. 1864-1981; greeting cards; announcements; obituaries; newspaper clippings; last will; indenture (1879); Journal of the Hempstead County Historical Society, Winter, 1985; family portraits; and photographs.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials arranged in alphabetical order.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Darby Family Photographs (Images 1-14)

Box 1 Folder 2

Delony Family Materials, 1848-1931

Box 1 Folder 3

Delony Family Photographs (Images 15-34)

Box 1 Folder 4

Elsass Family Photographs (Images 35-39)

Box 1 Folder 5

Lindsey Family Materials, 1863-1964

Box 1 Folder 6

Lindsey Genealogical Materials, 1870-1983

Box 1 Folder 7

Lindsey Family Photographs (Images 40-53)

Box 1 Folder 8

Purkins Family Photographs (Images 54-102)

Box 1 Folder 9

Turner Family Genealogical Materials, 1978

Box 1 Folder 10

Williams Family Materials, 1902-1939

Box 1 Folder 11

Williams Family Materials, n.d.

Box 2 Folder 1

Williams Family Photographs (Images 103-123)

Box 2 Folder 2

Williams Family Photographs (Images 124-142)

Box 2 Folder 3

Williams Family Photographs (Images 143-161)

Box 2 Folder 4

Miscellaneous Family Photographs (Images 162-166)

END OF COLLECTION

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