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Container List

 

Documents, Diaries, Correspondence and Ephemera

Physical Description: Boxes 1-3
Box 1

Documents, Diaries and Correspondence

Folder 1

Bell, Hannah B. Cooper. Commonplace book (1855-1912)

2 items.
Folder 2

Bell, John. Book of poetry (1866-1868)

1 item.
Folder 3

Bell, John. Diaries (1871-1881)

4 items.
Folder 4

Cooper, Anna J. Autograph album (1887-1895)

1 item.
Folder 5

[Cooper, Anna J.] Diary (1894-1901)

1 item.
Folder 6

Legal Documents (1881-1920)

4 items.
Folder 7

Baldwin, F. B. Letter to Gilbert Sayres (1879, Dec. 2)

Damaged.
Folder 8

Bean, James. Six letters to John Bell (1892)

Folder 9

Bean, Joel, 1825-1914. Two letters to John Bell (1892)

Folder 10

Bell, Hannah B. Cooper. Letter to William Cortelyou [undated]

Folder 11

Brun, Samuel. Two letters to John Bell (1882)

Folder 12

Curry, Charles Forrest, 1858-1930. Letter to John Bell [between 1898 and 1910]

Folder 13

Gray, George T. Letter to Hannah B. Cooper Bell (1913, Feb. 17)

Folder 14

Peckham, J. A. Letter to Hannah B. Cooper Bell (1908, June 1)

Folder 15

Raymond, Ray. Letter to "Dear Friend" (1930, July 30)

Folder 16

Reeves, James E. Two letters to John Bell (1877)

Folder 17

Travis, Charles. Four letters to Hannah B. Cooper Bell (1889-1891)

Folder 18

Travis, Charles. Three letters to John Bell (1886-1889)

Folder 19

Travis, Charles. Letter to William J. Worman (1883, Apr. 9)

Folder 20

Watt, Rolla V. Letter to John Bell (1888, Nov. 30)

Box 2

Ephemera

Folder 1

Bills and Receipts (1871-1913)

39 items.
Folder 2

Certificates from San Jose (Calif.) (1893-1911)

10 items.
Folder 3

Ephemera: American Central Insurance Company (1890-1912)

9 items.
Folder 4

Ephemera: Bell's Land, Loan and Insurance Agency (1874-[1902])

11 items.
Folder 5

Ephemera: Miscellaneous (1890-1910)

16 items. One in oversize.
Folder 6

Promissory Notes (1876-1895)

9 items.
Folder 7

Property Taxes of Hannah B. Cooper Bell: Jamaica (N.Y.) (1883-1896)

11 items.
Folder 8

Property Taxes of Hannah B. Cooper Bell: Long Island (N.Y.) 1886, Apr. 5)

1 item.
Folder 9

Property Taxes of Hannah B. Cooper Bell: New York (N.Y.) (1898-1908)

4 items.
Folder 10

Property Taxes of Hannah B. Cooper Bell: San Jose (Calif.) M. O'Brien Subdivision (1900-1930)

33 items.
Folder 11

Property Taxes of Hannah B. Cooper Bell: San Jose (Calif.) Montgomery Street (1911-1930)

19 items.
Box 3

Ephemera

Folder 1

Property Taxes of John Bell: New York (N.Y.) (1901)

1 item.
Folder 2

Property Taxes of George L. Cooper: Jamaica (N.Y.) (1881-1885)

4 items.
Folder 3

Property Taxes of John L. Cooper: Jamica (N.Y.) (1871-1879)

17 items.
Folder 4

Property Taxes of John L. Cooper: Long Island (N.Y.) (1873-1882)

6 items.
Folder 5

Property Taxes o Joseph P. Cooper: Union (N.Y.) (1883)

1 item.
Folder 6

Publications (1847-[1902])

6 items.
Folder 7

Road Assessment of Hannah B. Coooper Bell: Road District No. 4 (1900-1910)

9 items.
Folder 8

School District Taxes of Hannah B. Cooper Bell: Jamaica (N.Y.) (1887-1897)

9 items.
Folder 9

Street Assessment Recepits: San Jose (Calif.) (1889-1890)

4 items.
 

Volumes

Physical Description: 49 volumes
Volume  1

Balance Book (1879-1883)

1 item.
Volume  2

Cash Book of John Bell, No. 1 (1879-1881)

1 item.
Volume  3

Cash Book of John Bell, No. 4 (1881-1882)

1 item.
Volume  4

Cash Book of John Bell, No. 5 (1882-1883)

1 item.
Volume  5

Cash Book of John Bell, No. 7 (1886-1888)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  6

Cash Book of John Bell, No. 8 (1888-1892)

1 item.
Volume  7

Cash Book of John Bell, No. 9 (1892-1897)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  8

Cash Book of John Bell, No. 10 (1898-1902)

1 item.
Volume  9

Cash Book of John Bell, No. 11 (1902-1913)

1 item.
Volume  10

Cash Book of John Bell (1913-1914)

1 item.
Volume  11

Cash Book of John Bell (1914-1916)

1 item.
Volume  12

Cash Book of John Bell (1916-1918)

1 item.
Volume  13

Cash Book of John Bell (1918-1919)

1 item.
Volume  14

Cash Book of John Bell (1919-1920)

4 items. Includes three notes.
Volume  15

Cash Book of John Bell (1921-1923)

1 item.
Volume  16

Day Book of John Bell, No. 3 (1879-1880)

1 item.
Volume  17

Day Book of John Bell, No. 4 (1880-1881)

1 item.
Volume  18

Day Book of John Bell, No. 5 (1881-1882)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  19

Day Book of John Bell, No. 6 (1882-1884)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  20

Day Book of John Bell, No. 7 (1884-1885)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  21

Day Book of John Bell, No. 8 (1885-1888)

1 item.
Volume  22

Day Book of John Bell, No. 9 (1888-1889)

1 item.
Volume  23

Day Book of John Bell, No. 10 (1889-1891)

1 item.
Volume  24

Day Book of John Bell, No. 11 (1891-1895)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  25

Day Book of John Bell, No. 12 (1895-1897)

1 item.
Volume  26

Day Book of John Bell, No. 13 (1897-1902)

16 items. Envelope in back contains 15 pieces of paper that were cut up from miscellaneous items.
Volume  27

Day Book of John Bell, No. 14 (1902-1908)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  28

Day Book of John Bell, labeled "Journal" (1908-1910)

1 item.
Volume  29

Day Book of John Bell (1910-1913)

1 item.
Volume  30

Day Book of John Bell (1913-1915)

1 item.
Volume  31

Ledger of John Bell (1871-1874)

1 item.
Volume  32

Ledger of John Bell (1873-1875)

1 item.
Volume  33

Ledger of John Bell, labeled "Journal" and "ACCS" (1873-1875)

1 item.
Volume  34

Ledger of John Bell, No. 1 (1880-1881)

1 item.
Volume  35

Ledger of John Bell, No. 2 (1881-1885)

1 item.
Volume  36

Ledger of John Bell, No. 4 (1891-1897)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  37

Ledger of John Bell, No. 5 (1897-1904)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  38

Ledger of John Bell (1904-1906)

1 item.
Volume  39

Ledger of John Bell (1906-1912)

2 items. Fragile and damaged. Includes loose accounting notes.
Volume  40

Ledger of John Bell (1916-1923)

1 item.
Volume  41

Ledger of John Bell (1923-1928)

4 items. Includes loose accounting notes.
Volume  42

Ledger of John Bell [undated]

1 item. Some pages cut from book.
Volume  43

Letter Book of John L. Cooper (1878)

1 item.
Volume  44

The Merchant and Tradesman's Remembrancer (1877-1879)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  45

Notary's Record Book of John Bell (1880-1904)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  46

Notes and Bills Payable (1895-1924)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  47

Policy Register (1910-1917)

1 item.
Volume  48

Register of Policies (1901)

1 item. Fragile.
Volume  49

Watt's Combination Expiration Register of John Bell (1888-1910)

1 item.