Augusta Amelia (Daisy) Wright Mell papers

Augusta Amelia (Daisy) Wright Mell papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Augusta Amelia (Daisy) Wright Mell papers
Creator: Mell, Augusta Amelia Wright, 1869-1944
Inclusive Dates: 1879-1944
Language: English
Extent: 16 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1791
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Augusta Amelia (Daisy) Wright Mell (1869-1944) helped organize The League of Women Voters in Athens, Clarke County, Georgia, and was active in the American Red Cross in Georgia during World War I.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of and concerning Augusta Amelia (Daisy) Wright Mell from 1879-1944. Included are awards and certificates presented to Daisy from American Defense Society and the National Woman's Liberty Loan Committee; correspondences to Daisy from League of American Pen Women, and Advertising Club of Athens; letterheads of various businesses in Athens, Georgia, including the Treasury Department, Sixth Federal Reserve District, and Athens Savings Bank. Also included are photographs of Daisy Mell, George Anderson Mell, and Arminius Wright; the wills of George and Daisy Mell; and photocopies of newspaper articles pertaining to the death and funeral of Daisy.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by item type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Augusta Amelia (Daisy) Wright Mell papers, ms 1791. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials in this repository: Daisy W. Mell collection, ms 2627.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Biography
 
12Awards and Certificates
 
13Newspaper articles (photocopies)
 
14Correspondence
 
15Notes regarding land deeds
 
16Letterheads
 
17Photographs: Daisy Wright Mell
 
18Photographs: Unknown person, possibly George Anderson Mell
 
19Photographs: Houses
 
110Photographs: Daisy and George Mell gravestone
 
111Photographs: Arminius Wright
 
112Photograph: University of Georgia class of 1896
 
113Miscellaneous Photographs
 
114Printed Materials
 
115Order of Service for Mrs. George Mell typescript
 
116Wills

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