Patrick Hues Mell Jr. scrapbooks

Patrick Hues Mell Jr. scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Mell, Patrick Hues, 1850-1918
Title: Patrick Hues Mell Jr. scrapbooks
Dates: 1869-1870, 1880-1900
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (8 volumes in 2 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of the scrapbooks of Patrick Hues Mell Jr. from 1880-1900, with gaps. The scrapbooks contain mainly newspaper clippings relating to his career and to the career of his father, Patrick Hues Mell. Also includes some correspondence and memorabilia. The clippings document his father's involvement with the Georgia and Southern Baptist Conference and as Chancellor of the University of Georgia; and Mell Jr's work at Alabama Polytech Institute (Auburn, Alabama); the United Confederate Veterans, Alabama Division; and the Baptist Church. The scrapbooks also contain clippings relating to Mell Jr's wife, Annie R. Mell, involvement in various patriotic societies and includes clippings on other relatives in Athens, Clarke County, Georgia. The collection includes Mell Jr's class notes (1869-1870) on philosophy and natural philosophy while attending the University of Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms61

Biographical/Historical Note

Patrick Hues Mell, Jr. (1850-1918) was a scientist, educator, State Chemist of Georgia (1874-1877), professor of geology and botany at Alabama Polytech Institute (1878-1902), and president of South Carolina Mechanical College from 1902 to 1910. Son of Patrick Hues Mell, he was born at Penfield, Georgia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Alabama Polytechnic Institute.
Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)
College administrators--Georgia.
Georgia Baptist Convention.
Mell family
Mell family
Mell, Annie R.
Mell, P. H., (Patrick Hues), 1814-1888
Patriotic societies--Alabama.
Southern Baptist Convention.
United Confederate Veterans. Alabama Division.
University of Georgia.
Veterans--Alabama--Societies, etc.
Women--Alabama--Societies and clubs.

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

Patrick Hues Mell Jr. scrapbooks, MS 61. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials located in other repositories: Annie R. Mell papers;,Clemson University Library.

Related collections in this repository: Patrick Hues Mell (1814-1888) papers.

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