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Collection Number: 03308

Collection Title: Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 2.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1,400 items)
Abstract Anne Jackson Williams of Raleigh, N.C., was a newspaper feature writer and secretary to agricultural reformer and editor, Clarence Poe (1881-1964). The collection includes letters, 1920-1949, from Williams to her mother and sister in Forsyth, Ga., letters from them to her, and letters to members of the Jackson family from other widespread relatives. The letters from Williams chiefly concern her daily life and work as a newspaper writer and as secretary to Clarence Poe. They include comments on social life and other events in Raleigh. Also included is family and personal correspondence, 1880-1919, of Arlette Ansley, of Forsyth, Ga.
Creator Williams, Anne Jackson.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Anne Jackson Williams Papers, #3308, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Sarah Briggs Trentman of Raleigh, N.C., 1957- 1958.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Anne Jackson Williams was a newspaper feature writer and secretary to agricultural reformer and editor of The Progressive Farmer, Clarence Poe (1881-1964). Williams was born in Forsyth, Ga., and settled in Raleigh, N.C., in 1920. She married Thomas Lacy Williams in 1923.

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The collection includes letters, 1920-1949, from Anne Jackson Williams to her mother and sister in Forsyth, Ga., letters from them to her, and letters to members of the Jackson family from other widespread relatives. The letters from Williams chiefly concern her daily life and work as a newspaper writer and as secretary to Clarence Poe. They include comments on social life and other events in Raleigh, N.C. Also included is family and personal correspondence, 1880-1919, of Arlette Ansley, Forsyth, Ga.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1880-1919 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1920 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3-6

Folder 3

Folder 4

Folder 5

Folder 6

1921 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 3-6

Folder 7-10

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

1922 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 7-10

Folder 11-13

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

1923 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 11-13

Folder 14-16

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

1924 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 14-16

Folder 17-20

Folder 17

Folder 18

Folder 19

Folder 20

1925 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 17-20

Folder 21-23

Folder 21

Folder 22

Folder 23

1926 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 21-23

Folder 24

1927 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 24

Folder 25

1928 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 25

Folder 26-27

Folder 26

Folder 27

1929 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 26-27

Folder 28-30

Folder 28

Folder 29

Folder 30

1930 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 28-30

Folder 31-33

Folder 31

Folder 32

Folder 33

1931 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 31-33

Folder 34-36

Folder 34

Folder 35

Folder 36

1932 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 34-36

Folder 37-38

Folder 37

Folder 38

1933 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 37-38

Folder 39-40

Folder 39

Folder 40

1934 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 39-40

Folder 41-42

Folder 41

Folder 42

1935 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 41-42

Folder 43

1936 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 43

Folder 44-45

Folder 44

Folder 45

1937 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 44-45

Folder 46-48

Folder 46

Folder 47

Folder 48

1938 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 46-48

Folder 49-51

Folder 49

Folder 50

Folder 51

1939 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 49-51

Folder 52-54

Folder 52

Folder 53

Folder 54

1940 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 52-54

Folder 55-57

Folder 55

Folder 56

Folder 57

1941 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 55-57

Folder 58-60

Folder 58

Folder 59

Folder 60

1942 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 58-60

Folder 61-62

Folder 61

Folder 62

1943 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 61-62

Folder 63-64

Folder 63

Folder 64

1944 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 63-64

Folder 65-67

Folder 65

Folder 66

Folder 67

1945 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 65-67

Folder 68-69

Folder 68

Folder 69

1946 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 68-69

Folder 70

1947 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 70

Folder 71-72

Folder 71

Folder 72

1948 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 71-72

Folder 73-75

Folder 73

Folder 74

Folder 75

1949 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 73-75

Folder 76

1950 #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 76

Folder 77

Undated and miscellaneous #03308, Series: "Anne Jackson Williams Papers, 1880-1950 and undated." Folder 77

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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