Mell, P. H., (Patrick Hues), 1814-1888
|Title: ||Patrick Hues Mell papers|
1.6 Linear feet
(4 document boxes)
|Abstract:||The collection consists of the papers of Patrick Hues Mell from 1829-1888. The papers include correspondence; compositions, including sermons; newspaper clippings; and bound volumes. The correspondence includes letters documenting his involvement in the Georgia Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention, the Baptist Church in general, and the University of Georgia. The collection also includes an 1885 roll of delegates and committees of the Southern Baptist Convention and a letterbook (Dec. 1884 - Dec. 1887) as Chancellor of the University of Georgia.|
|Coll. Number: ||ms60|
Patrick Hues Mell (1814-1888) was born in Liberty County, Georgia. Mell was a Baptist preacher, college professor, president of the Southern Baptist Convention (1863-1871, 1880-1887) and Chancellor of the University of Georgia from 1878-1888.
For more information, see the article
"Patrick Hues Mell (1814-1888)" in the
New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Scope and Content Note
Papers contain letters, letterbooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, letters from Civil War soldiers, rosters of Confederate Military companies, reports, articles and sermons. Material covers personal as well as official papers of Chancellor Mell. 1977 addition includes letters pertaining to the removal of Mercer University from Penfield and other educational information as well as letter from Henry D. McDaniel concerning the death of Dr. Mell.
Arranged by record type.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Patrick Hues Mell papers, MS 60. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Patrick Mell, Athens, Ga., grandson of Chancellor Mell. 1957-58.
Related collections in this repository: Patrick Hues Mell, Jr. scrapbooks.
Carlton-Newton-Mell Collection (Newton)
P. H. Mell, Jr. -- Scrapbooks
also: Mell, E. B. --
Reminiscences of Athens, Ga.
and: Mell -- Genealogy of the Mell Family.