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Robert Bell Collection, 1832-1910 | Archives of Appalachia

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ID: 500/AppMs 71
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Arrangement: The photographs, negatives, and contacts are located in photographic storage in the Small Photograph Collections according to accession number. The remaining materials have been placed in two folders in the Archives of Appalachia Small Collections according to accession number.
Extent: 26.0 Items
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Scope and Contents: The Bell Collection includes nine photographs depicting different views of the Gray Mansion. An addition to the collection added nine negatives and contacts (with duplicates); 1 home remedy book; 2 newspaper clippings; and 5 photocopies of family history information from a family bible, 1832-34, 1857, 1880, 1898, 1910.

The materials in the Bell addition cover a variety of topics. The negatives and contacts, for example, depict church life, recreation and industry in Limestone Cove and Johnson City, Tennessee. The remedy book contains home cures for various illnesses and injuries, whereas the clippings focus on genealogy and the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway.


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