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John McIntosh Kell family papers

John McIntosh Kell family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: John McIntosh Kell family papers
Creator: Kell family
Inclusive Dates: 1784-1927
Language: English
Extent: 41.2 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 2 card file boxes, 37 cartons, 1 framed item, 1 roll, 2 oversized folders
Collection Number: ms2323
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John McIntosh Kell (1823-1900) served as an officer in the Confederate Navy, commanding the Savannah and executive officer on the Sumpter and Alabama. He was reported to be a blockade runner and raider during this period. He later served as Adjutant General of Georgia from 1886 until his death in 1900. He was the son of John and Margery Spalding Baillie Kell of Darien, Georgia, married Julia Blanche Munroe of Macon, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of the John McIntosh Kell family and the DeVotie and d'Antignac family. Included is correspondence, post cards, diaries, farm account books, and photographs. Items of interest include a 1784 will of John Kell of Liberty County; a Franklin County jury list of 1836, and Confederate roll of Company K, 10th Georgia Regiment, Kershaw's Division.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John McIntosph Kell family papers, ms2323, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 September 11.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Baptists -- Georgia.
Carte de visite photographs.
College students -- Georgia.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 10th
D'Antignac family
Daguerreotypes (photographs)
DeVotie family
DeVotie, Howard
DeVotie, James Harvey
Diaries.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Kell, John McIntosh
Kell, Julia Blanche Munroe
Mitchell, Juliette E.
Muster rolls.
Penfield (Ga.)
Women -- Georgia -- Diaries.
YMCA of the USA
Young Men's Christian associations.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in the UGA repository: John McIntosh Kell family scrapbook, ms2361.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11John Kell will, Franklin Co. jury list, De Votie bills, 1784-1847
 
12Correspondence, 1850-1859
 
12Pinckney address to Charleston College Alumni Society, Journal- unknown author, Lanier poem
 
13Correspondence, 1860-1869
 
14Correspondence, 1870-1879
 
14Sermon by Reverend Rees, St. Paul's Church Mercer program
 
15Correspondence, 1880-1899
 
15Court Martials from Georgia Adjutant's Office, 1897
 
15Planter's memo of Dr. John M. Kell
 
16Correspondence, 1900-1904
 
16Statements of proceeds from Kell's Recollections
 
17Correspondence, 1906-1913
 
17 Lyrics of the Gray
 
18Correspondence, 1914-1927
 
18UDC address by Mrs. Walter Lamar
 
boxfolder
21Correspondence
 
22Correspondence-De Votie expense book; composition at Univ. of Ala. by Jewette De Votie, 1857-1889
 
23Correspondence-De Votie speeches, clothing bills, 1860-1869
 
24Correspondence-De Votie clothing bills, 1871-1883
 
25Correspondence-De Votie WW I material-Mitchell, 1918-1919
 
26Correspondence-d'Antignac, 1900-1912
 
27Biographies of J. M. Kell and J. H. De Votie
 
28Photographs-Kell
 
29Photographs-d'Antignac
 
210Miscellaneous envelopes
 
boxfolder
31Book, Recollections of a Naval Life
 
32Two diaries of Blanche Kell, 1900, 1909
 
33Memory album, farm diary
 
34Farm account book, 1876-1877
 
35Accounts, farm operations, 1875-1892
 
36History of Christ Church Parish, Macon, 1884
 
box
4Baptist Association pamphlets
 
box
5Photographs-daguerreotypes, ambrotypes
 
oversized_folder
1AFamily photograph, group painting, Confederate roster
 
oversized_folder
2APhotograph of unknown Georgia soldier, on canvas