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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(s): 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

Mell family
Mell, Augusta Amelia Wright, 1869-1944

Related Collections in this Repository

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

12Awards and Certificates
13Newspaper articles (photocopies)
15Notes regarding land deeds
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