Joan B. Williman research notes
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Joan B. Williman research notes

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Williman, Joan B.
Title: Joan B. Williman research notes
Dates: circa 1930s-1940s
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 1583

Biographical/Historical Note

Joan B. Williman did genealogical research on French families in Georgia and South Carolina. She was living in Charleston, South Carolina at the time she compiled these notes, and she corresponded with Walter C. Hartridge of Savannah, Georgia about her research. She wrote a manuscript on French émigrés and refugees who came to Charleston because of the French Revolution and insurrections in the West Indies. This manuscript is in the Walter C. Hartridge Collection, MS 1349, at the Georgia Historical Society.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains eight research notebooks belonging to Joan Williman. They contain handwritten research on French refugees in South Carolina and Georgia and appear to have been written around the 1930s and 1940s.

Index Terms

French Americans.
French--United States.
Research notes.
Williman family.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Joan B. Williman research notes, MS 1583, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

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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

Research notes, circa 1930s-1940s