Anna Belle Karow scrapbook
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Anna Belle Karow scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Karow, Anna Belle, 1864-1924.
Title: Anna Belle Karow scrapbook
Dates: 1899-circa 1920
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet (1 folder, 1 volume)
Identification: MS 0452

Biographical/Historical Note

Anna Belle Karow (1864-1924) was the daughter of General Claudius C. Wilson and the wife of Edward Karow. She was socially prominent and active in women's club work in Savannah.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a scrapbook and folder of loose papers from the scrapbook. The scrapbook contains clippings of historic significance, such as the re-internment of the remains of Major-General Nathanael Greene in Johnson Square, Savannah, November 14, 1902; Gen. Daniel Stewart and his family; Midway Cemetery; Sgt. William Jasper's rescue of prisoners held by the British. There are others pertaining to the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames of America. A few relate to the Karow family. In the folder of loose papers are a few receipted bills made out to Gray and Pindar, 1818-1819; a typed circular from the British Embassy in Washington, November 22, 1917, enclosing a list of undesirable British citizens in the United States; an undated letter to "Beautiful Lady" (Mrs. Karow?) signed Florence (Florence Olmstead?); verses and clippings of news items and stories.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Daughters of the American Revolution.
Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786.
Jasper, William, approximately 1750-1779.
Karow family.
Karow, Anna Belle, 1864-1924.
National Society Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia.
United States--Foreign relations--Great Britain.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from son of creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Anna Belle Karow scrapbook, MS 452, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lester Karow, 1963.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Scrapbook, 1899-1920?


1Loose papers from scrapbook