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Robert Bell Collection

 Collection — Box: B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0071

Scope and Contents

The Bell Collection consists primarily of copies of images relating to life in East Tennessee. There are images of the Kitzmiller house which was in Gray, Tennessee until the 1960s; various church gatherings; structures; and businesses. There is also a small handwritten booklet containing several home remedies and photocopies of the family history pages in a Miller family Bible.


  • 1898-2005, undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.10 linear feet

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Method of Acquisition

Robert C. Bell of Gray, Tennessee donated the materials to the Archives of Appalachian on January 31, 1980; March 26, 1991 (accession 1990-101); and June 25, 1991 (accession 1990-131).

Existence and Location of Originals

The originals of all copied material were retained by Robert Bell.

Processing Information

Georgia Greer completed processing, and the collection was open for research in 1988. Marie Tedesco completed processing on the addition, and it was opened for research in 1991.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA