Elizabeth Stewart Waring collection
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Elizabeth Stewart Waring collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Waring, Elizabeth Stewart, 1903-1984.
Title: Elizabeth Stewart Waring collection
Dates: 1843-1919
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1317

Biographical/Historical Note

Elizabeth Stewart Waring (1903-1984) was the daughter of Murray Stewart and the wife of Charles Ellis Waring.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of papers from Elizabeth Waring's family collection. They include a transcription of an ordinance to lay off lots in the South Common of Savannah, Georgia, 1841; the 1852 will of Minda Baker; a letter from William to Sarah, written from Camp Claghorn, 1862, regarding the fall of Fort Pulaski and family news (William was in the Chatham Artillery); Catherine E. Barnard's 1901 will; a photograph of Troop A of the Georgia Hussars at Camp Harris, 1916; and the last issue of "The Stars and Stripes," the official newspaper of the AEF in World War I, dated June 13, 1919.

Index Terms

Fort Pulaski (Ga.)
Georgia. Chatham Artillery of Savannah.
Georgia. Georgia Hussars.
Letters (correspondence)
Savannah (Ga.)--History.
Waring, Elizabeth Stewart, 1903-1984.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Elizabeth Stewart Waring collection, MS 1317, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Elizabeth Stewart Waring, 1975.


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



1Item 1: Transcription of an ordinance to lay off lots in the South Common. Savannah, Ga., 1841 February 11 ( 1.0 p. )
Also on the same sheet is a transcription of the amendment to this ordinance, dated November 2, 1843.


1Item 2: Will of Minda Baker, Chatham County, Ga., 1852 April 18 ( 2.0 p. ) (copy.)


1Item 3: William to Sarah. Camp Claghorn, Chatham County, Ga., 1862 April 13 ( 4.0 p. )
Regarding the fall of Fort Pulaski and family news. William was in the Chatham Artillery.


1Item 4: Will of Catherine E. Barnard. Chatham County, 1901May 11 ( 8.0 p. ) (copy.)


1Item 5: Photograph of Troop A of the Georgia Hussars at Camp Harris, 1916
Capt. Francis P. McIntyre was the commander and the photograph probably belonged to Rupert Rackly.


1Item 6: "The Starts and Stripes" newspaper. France, 1919 June 13
This is the last issue of the official newspaper of the AEF in World War I.