Mell-Rutherford family papers

Mell-Rutherford family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Mell family
Creator: Rutherford family
Title: Mell-Rutherford family papers
Dates: 1874-1930
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 2 document boxes
Coll. Number: ms2480

Biographical/Historical Note

George Anderson Mell (1852-1931) was a banker in Athens, Georgia. He married Bessie Rutherford (1855-1894), the founder of Athens Industrial Home (later Bessie Mell Industrial Home) in 1884. After Bessie's death, George married Lurene Howard and they had four children.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, biographical material, clippings, and other papers relating to the Lucy Cobb Institute, Athens, Georgia.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Education.
Athens (Ga.)--History.
Athens Industrial Home (Athens, Ga.).
Bankers--Georgia.
Banks and banking--Georgia.
Bessie Mell Industrial Home (Athens, Ga.)
Clemson (S.C.)--History.
Family papers.
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.).
Mell, Bessie Rutherford -- Correspondence
Mell, George Anderson
Reformatories for women--Georgia.
Reformatories--Georgia--Athens.
Schools--Georgia.
South Carolina--History.
Women--Education--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Gift of Mrs. John D. Lane, 1986.

Preferred Citation note

Mell-Rutherford family papers, ms2480, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Biographical Papers: Williams Rutherford, 1894-1896
 
2Correspondence: Baillie to G. A. Mell, 1874
 
3Correspondence: Barrow to A. L. Mell, 1910-1912
 
4Correspondence: Bates to B. R. Mell, 1888
 
5Correspondence: Bussey to B. Rutherford, 1882
 
6Correspondence: Canty to G. A. Mell, 1911 1922
 
7Correspondence: Canty to A. L. M. Poats, 1922
 
8Correspondence: Canty to A. L. M. Poats (Judge C.), 1925
 
9Correspondence: Mary Doderay to Bessie Mell
 
10Correspondence: Doggett to B. R. Mell, 1894
 
11Correspondence: Dowdell to B. Rutherford, 1884 August
 
12Correspondence: Falligant to G. A. Mell, 1884
 
13Correspondence: Gignilliat to G. A. Mell, 1909
 
14Correspondence: L.R.G. to "Sister Mell"
 
15Correspondence: Hamilton to B. Rutherford, 1884
 
16Correspondence: Harris to B. Rutherford
 
17Correspondence: Hunter to B. Rutherford, May 1884
 
18Correspondence: Jackson to B. R. Mell, 1888
 
19Correspondence: Jordan to B. Rutherford, 1882
 
20Correspondence: Lipscomb to G. A. Mell, 1898
 
21Correspondence: A. L. Mell to Barrow, 1895
 
22Correspondence: A. L. Mell to G. A. Mell, 1896-1898
 
23Correspondence: A.L. Mell to Barrow, 1899-1900
 
24Correspondence: Belle Mell to Posts (Mrs. E. B. Mell), 1911
 
25Correspondence: B. R. Mell to G. A. Mell, 1893
 
26Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1883 August
 
27Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1883 October
 
28Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1883 November
 
29Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1883 December
 
30Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1884 January
 
31Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1884 February
 
32Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1884 March
 
33Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1884 April
 
34Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1884 May 1-10
 
35Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1884 May 26-30
 
36Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1884 June
 
37Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford, 1884 July
 
38Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. Rutherford (before wedding on the 4th), 1884 September
 
39Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. R. Mell, 1886
 
40Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. R. Mell, 1888
 
41Correspondence: G. A. Mell to B. R. Mell
 
42Correspondence: G. A. Mel to Semmes, 1894
 
43Correspondence: G. A. to Annie Laurie Mell Poats, 1911
 
44Correspondence: G. A. to baby E. G. Poats, 1911
 
BoxFolder
21Correspondence: G. A. to baby (twin) M. R. Poats, 1911
 
2Correspondence: G. A. to A. L. M. Poats, 1912
 
3Correspondence: G. A. to A. L. M. Poats, 1913-1914
 
4Correspondence: G. A. to A. L. M. Poats, 1915
 
5Correspondence: G. A. to A. L. M. Poats, 1917
 
6Correspondence: G. A. to A. L. M. Poats, 1921
 
7Correspondence: G. A. to A. L. M. Poats, 1921
 
8Correspondence: G. A. to A. L. M. Poats, 1922
 
9Correspondence: G. A. to A. L. M. Poats, 1923
 
10Correspondence: G. A. Mell to A. L. M. Poats, 1924
 
11Correspondence: G. A. Mell to A. L. M. Poats, 1925
 
12Correspondence: G. A. Mell to A. L. M. Poats, 1926
 
13Correspondence: G. A. Mell to A. L. M. Poats, 1928-1930
 
14Correspondence: Mildred R. Mell to G. A. Mell, 1898
 
15Correspondence: Mildred R. Mell to Poats, 1910 May-June
 
16Correspondence: Mildred R. Mell to G. A. Mell, 1910 May
 
17Correspondence: Mildred R. Mell to Rosa Smith, 1910 May-June
 
18Correspondence: Mildred R. Mell to G. A. & D. Mell, 1910 May-June
 
19Correspondence: Mildred R. Mell to G. A. Mell, 1910 July-August
 
20Correspondence: Mildred R. Mell to Poats, 1910 August
 
21Correspondence: Mildred R. Mell to G. A. Mell, 1912
 
21Correspondence: T. Grayson Poats to Barrow, 1914
 
22Correspondence: Rutherford Mell to G. A. Mell, 1896-1898
 
23Correspondence: Laura Rutherford to daus. G & L., May 1884
 
24Correspondence: M. Rutherford to R. Mell & W. Hutchins, 1895
 
25Correspondence: M. Rutherford to A. L. Mell, 1903 December
 
26Correspondence: M. Rutherford to A. L. M. Poats, 1910
 
26Correspondence: Emmie Rucker to B. R. Mell, 1884 September
 
27Correspondence: Scudder to G. A. Mell, 1899
 
28Correspondence: Wakelee, Belle, to G. A. Mell, 1884
 
29Correspondence: Wakelee, Belle to A. L. Mell, 1895 June
 
30Correspondence: Wakelee, William L. to G. A. Mell, 1898 May
 
31Correspondence: Wakelee, William L. to Daisy Mell, 1902 April
 
32Correspondence: Wakelee, William L. to G. A. Mell, 1902 December
 
33Correspondence: Wakelee, William L. to A. L. Mell, 1908 June
 
34Correspondence: Wakelee, William L. to A. L. M. Poats, 1908 August
 
35Correspondence: Miscellaneous
 
35Correspondence: Ordway to B. Rutherford, 1884
 
35Correspondence: G. A. Mell to "Snookums," B.M. Poats, 1917