John McIntosh Kell family papers

John McIntosh Kell family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Kell family
Title: John McIntosh Kell family papers
Dates: 1784-1927
Quantity: 41.2 Linear feet 3 document boxes, 2 card file boxes, 37 cartons, 1 framed item, 1 roll, 2 oversized folders
Coll. Number: ms2323

Biographical/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 Note

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.

Index Terms

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, 1813-1891
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900
Kell, Julia Blanche Munroe, 1836-1917
Mitchell, Juliette E.
Muster rolls.
Penfield (Ga.)
YMCA of the USA.
Young Men's Christian associations.

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Related Material

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11John Kell will, Franklin Co. jury list, De Votie bills, 1784-1847
2Correspondence, 1850-1859
2Pinckney address to Charleston College Alumni Society, Journal- unknown author, Lanier poem
3Correspondence, 1860-1869
4Correspondence, 1870-1879
4Sermon by Reverend Rees, St. Paul's Church Mercer program
5Correspondence, 1880-1899
5Court Martials from Georgia Adjutant's Office, 1897
5Planter's memo of Dr. John M. Kell
6Correspondence, 1900-1904
6Statements of proceeds from Kell's Recollections
7Correspondence, 1906-1913
7 Lyrics of the Gray
8Correspondence, 1914-1927
8UDC address by Mrs. Walter Lamar
2Correspondence-De Votie expense book; composition at Univ. of Ala. by Jewette De Votie, 1857-1889
3Correspondence-De Votie speeches, clothing bills, 1860-1869
4Correspondence-De Votie clothing bills, 1871-1883
5Correspondence-De Votie WW I material-Mitchell, 1918-1919
6Correspondence-d'Antignac, 1900-1912
7Biographies of J. M. Kell and J. H. De Votie
10Miscellaneous envelopes
31Book, Recollections of a Naval Life
2Two diaries of Blanche Kell, 1900, 1909
3Memory album, farm diary
4Farm account book, 1876-1877
5Accounts, farm operations, 1875-1892
6 History of Christ Church Parish, Macon, 1884
4Baptist Association pamphlets
5Photographs-daguerreotypes, ambrotypes
OS Folder
1AFamily photograph, group painting, Confederate roster
OS Folder
2APhotograph of unknown Georgia soldier, on canvas