Arthur S. Kennickell letter
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Arthur S. Kennickell letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Kennickell, Arthur S., approximately 1863-1953.
Title: Arthur S. Kennickell letter
Dates: 1899
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0459

Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur S. Kennickell was born in Augusta, Georgia. He moved to Savannah with his parents at the age of 11. Kennickell was the shipping clerk for Frank & Co. (first named Frank & Epstein), wholesalers of dry goods and notions in Savannah, until 1931, when the business was liquidated.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter from an unknown author to Arthur Kennickell, 1899, reporting that the body of Col. W.H. Mabry o f the 7th Army Corps has been shipped home. The author describes the celebration of the Cubans in Havana over the American victory. The last page of the letter is missing, so the author's name is unknown.

Index Terms

Cuba--Foreign relations--United States.
Kennickell, Arthur S., approximately 1863-1953.
Letters (correspondence)
Mabry, W. H., (Woodford Haywood), 1856-1899.
Spanish-American War, 1898.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from brother of Arthur Kennickell.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Arthur S. Kennickell letter, MS 459, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Emory B. Kennickell, 1968.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: Letter to Arthur Kennickell, 1899 January 6 ( 2.0 p. )
Sent form Camp Columbia, Cuba. Reports that body of Col. W.H. Mabry of 7th Army Corps has been shipped home; describes celebration of Cubans in Havana over American victory.