|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Williamson, William Wayne, 1854-1931.|
|Title:||William Wayne Williamson papers|
|Extent:||2.7 cubic feet (5 boxes, 2 folders)|
William Wayne Williamson (1854-1931) was very active in civic, business, and military affairs in Savannah, Georgia. He worked as a shipping agent for Wilder and Company and then was a partner in Williamson and Rauers Company. Williamson also served as president of the Chamber of Commerce (1906-1911) and president of the Cotton Exchange.
This collection contains the research and business records for William Wayne Williamson (1854-1931). Included in the collection are letters, letter books, account books, genealogy research notes, and business records. The genealogy research notes cover families that Williamson was related to and include information on the Clifford, Gordon, Hayne, Hext, Smith, Wayne, and Williamson families. The business records include account books, letter books, and copies of letters from Williamson's business, Williamson and Rauers Company, and from Williamson's tenure as president of the Savannah, Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
[item identification], William Wayne Williamson papers, MS 1280, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of George P. Belcher, 1957 (genealogical materials); Stephens Shipping Company and Terminals, 1971, (business papers).
Collection is open for research.
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.
|Correspondents include Jacob Read, John P. Williamson, Legan Colcock, Archibald Smith, M. C. Elliott, Caro. A. Lamar, Estelle Morris Carnochan, Mrs. Beckwith, J. S. Wagner, D. E. Huger, Thomas F. Screven, Susan Williamson Smith, A. S. Salley, Jr., Thomas della Torre, R. Barnett Barker, Joseph B. Duckworth, Edwin J. Sellers, Wayne Parker, Nelly Beckwith Fox, and Madeline Beckwith.|
|226-50||Genealogy notes with descriptions on how each is connected to the Williamson family|
|Family names include Clifford, Gordon, Hayne, Hext, Smith, Wayne, and Williamson. Also includes "List of American Genealogies" pamphlet and Wayne family coat of arms and seal.|
|Preliminary, undated manuscript outlining genealogies for the Wayne, Gordon, McQueen, Smith, and Williamson families. Also final draft of genealogies for the Wayne, Gordon, McQueen, and Williamson families. Savannah, Georgia, November 14, 1876.|
|4-1453-180||Business correspondence and other papers of Williamson and Rauers Company, Savannah, Georgia, 1904-1913|
|Primarily carbon copies and pertain to the storage, shipping, and prices of cotton.|
|2||15-24||181-499||Correspondence and other papers from William Wayne Williamson's tenure as president of the Savannah, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, 1902-1911|
|Additionally there are three photographs of Williamson and one of R. J. Taylor and two additional photos of Magnolia Gardens near Charleston, South Carolina.|
|3-5||500||Letter book, 1885-1889|
|501||Letter book, 1894-1896|
|502||Letter book, 1909-1911|
|503||Letter book, 1911-1914|
|504||Account book, 1905-1912|
|505||Invoice book, 1901-1903|
|506||The Water Supply of Savannah, Georgia by R. B. Dole, U. S. Geological Survey, 1915 December 30|
|507||Rowlett's "Table of Discount on Interest", 1836|
|Owned by John R. Wilder.|
|508||Letter book and code book, 1899|
|Belonged to Wilder and Company.|
|1||Miscellaneous business papers and forms relating to the businesses that dealt with Williamson and Rauers|
|2||562-564||"Arbitraries beyond Hamburg, Germany", 1901 June 30 ( 11.0 oversized pages. )|
|"Quotations from Wilder" Undated. 2 p. Wilder's "Shall We Buy; Receipts and remarks about the crop." Price table for cotton and shipping.|