|Table of Contents|
|Manuscript: "Recollection of a Naval Life" by John McIntosh Kell|
|Untitled Manuscript by Evelyn Kell d'Antignac|
|Printed Material, Diaries, and Personal Papers|
|Porcelain, Silver, and Textiles|
|Creator:||D'Antignac, Evelyn Kell|
|Creator:||Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900|
|Creator:||Kell, Julia Blanche Munroe, 1836-1917|
|Title:||Kell family papers|
|Dates:||1857-1945, bulk 1857-1914|
|Quantity:||40.0 Linear feet (34 cartons, 3 oversized boxes, 18 art pieces, 2 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 flat box, 1 oversized folder C)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of the Kell family from 1857-1914, 1945. The papers contain the manuscript of John McIntosh Kell's book RECOLLECTIONS OF A NAVAL LIFE; an untitled manuscript by Kell's daughter Evelyn Kell d'Antignac regarding the friendship of slaves for their masters; correspondence from Kell and his wife, Blanche to their daughter Carolyn Kell at Fauquier Institute in Virginia and between other family members and friends; a diary (1907-1908) of Blanche Kell; photographs of family and shipmates of Kell; and a biographical sketch of Kell.|
John McIntosh Kell (1823-1900), son of John and Margery Spalding Baillie Kell of Darien, Georgia, married Julia Blanche Munroe of Macon, Georgia. During the Civil War, Kell served as an officer in the Confederate Navy. After the war, he served as Georgia's Adjutant-General from 1886 until his death in 1900.
Born: 26 January 1823 in Darien, Georgia
Died: 5 October, 1900 in Sunnyside, Georgia
Mother: Marjory Spalding Baillie Kell
Father: John Kell
Wife: Julia Blanche Munroe, married 15 October 1856
Children: Nathan Munroe Kell-died at age six
John McIntosh Kell
Blanche McIntosh Kell-died at age three
Raphael Semmes Kell
Marjory Baillie Kell
Hendley Varner Kell
Sarah Tabitha Kell-married Wingfield Nisbet
Hester Estelle Kell-married E. H. Davis
Evelyn Spalding Kell-married Auvergne d'Antignac
Mary Carolyn Kell
Career: Midshipman in U.S. Navy-1841
Lieutenant in U.S. Navy
Resigned from U.S. Navy when Georgia seceded-1861
Commander in Georgia navy-1861
Adjutant General of Georgia-1886
Arranged by type of material.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Kell family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Related collections in this repository: Other Kell family papers.
Related archival materials in other repositories include the John McIntosh Kell papers, 1785-1921, Duke University.