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Mell family papers

Mell family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mell family papers
Creator: Mell family
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1930
Language: English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms4449
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Hamlin Newton (1800-1889) was a businessman and manufacturer who resided in Jefferson County, Georgia until 1837 before moving to Athens, Georgia. His daughter Helen, married Henry Hull Carlton (1834-1905), a Confederate soldier, doctor, lawyer, and state senator and congressman of Athens, Georgia. Their daughter, Helen Newton Carlton married John Dagg Mell, son of University of Georgia Chancellor Patrick Hues Mell. Patrick Hues Mell, Jr. (1850-1918) was a University of Georgia alumnus and a distinguished scholar.

Scope and Content

This collection contains family photographs, cabinet and calling cards, as well as a small amount of correspondence, writing, and legal documents.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Mell family papers, ms4449, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cabinet photographs.
Carlton family
Carte de visite photographs.
Cased photographs.
Families -- Correspondence
Families -- Photographs
Mell family

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections include Carlton-Newton-Mell family papers, ms59; Patrick Hues Mell papers, ms60; Patrick Hues Mell, Jr. family scrapbooks, ms61; Mell-Rutherford papers, ms2480; Daisy W. Mell collection, ms2627


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Photographs - Patrick Hues Mell Sr.
 
12Photographs - Patrick Hues Mell Jr - Emma Mell
 
13Photographs - Helen Carlton Mell
 
14Photographs - John Dagg Mell
 
15Photographs - John D. and Helen C. Mell family
 
16Photographs - Mell family groups
 
17Photographs - Helen and Olivia Carlton
 
18Photographs - Olivia Carlton
 
19Photographs given to Helen and Olivia Carlton
 
110Photographs - Marion Carlton
 
111Photographs - Helen Newton Carlton
 
112Photographs - H. H. Carlton
 
113Photographs - H. H. Carlton Jr.
 
114Photographs - Annie H. Carlton
 
115Photographs - John Carlton
 
116Cabinet card - Jahn Hamlin Newton
 
117Cased image - George Newton
 
118Photographs - Charles H. Brand, his house on Milledge Avenue, Athens
 
119Photographs - Various, identified
 
120Tintype - Young boy
 
121Photographs - Unidentified
 
122Photographs - Buildings, locations
 
123Calling cards - Unidentified
 
124Cabinet cards - Unidentified
 
125Reproduction photographs
 
126Writing
 
127Writing journal
 
128Correspondence - Helen Newton Carlton
 
129Correspondence - Helen C. Mell, John D. Mell
 
130Lease - John H. Newton estate - R.K. Reaves - Cherokee County Lot 131-18-1, 1890
 
131Resolution - Baptist Church ordination of John D. Mell, 1901
 
132Will - Patrick H. Mell, 1945
 
133Mell family genealogy
 
134Printed material
Includes auction notice for downtown Athens home.
 
oversized_folder
1Tinted drawing of railroad locomotive "Cousin Annie" - signed P.H. Mell