Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Elsass, Nannette Elizabeth Williams
- Nannette Elizabeth Williams Elsass Genealogical Papers
- Inclusive Dates
- ca. 1864-1981
- MC 1343
- 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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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.
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.
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||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