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John T. Bell papers, 1864-1918.
BANC MSS 77/133 c; BANC FILM 3355 positive microfilm
Collection Overview

Title:

John T. Bell papers, 1864-1918

Creator/Contributor:

Bell, John T. (John Thomas), 1842-, creator

Abstract:

Mainly the papers of John T. Bell, many relating to his Civil War experiences, including army reports and orders, signed by E. D. Townsend and others, and a diary, Nov. 1864 - May 1865, describing Sherman's march to Savannah; account book, 1873-1893; scrapbook compiled for his son Stanley, containing Civil War mementos, letters relating to the war from John S. Mosby, Wesley Merritt, Andrew Johnson and George F. Price, clippings re Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee, clippings of articles (some written by him) and letters documenting his newspaper career, photographs, letters from Frank A. Leach, Leslie M. Shaw and William Loeb, and from his children; manuscripts of a few articles written by Bell re the Civil War and Henry Clay, and clippings concerning him.

Date:

1864 (issued)

Subject:

Bell, John T. (John Thomas) -- 1842- -- Archives
Bell family
Clay, Henry -- 1777-1852
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) -- 1807-1870
Lincoln, Abraham -- 1809-1865
Townsend, E. D. (Edward Davis) -- 1817-1893
Mosby, John Singleton -- 1833-1916
Merritt, Wesley -- 1834-1910
Price, George F. (George Frederic) -- -1888
Leach, Frank Aleamon -- 1846-
Shaw, Leslie M. (Leslie Mortier) -- 1848-1932
Loeb, William -- 1866-1937
Johnson, Andrew -- 1808-1875
Bell, Stanley
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Note:

Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3355.
John T. Bell papers, BANC MSS 77/133 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.

Type:

Diaries.
Scrapbooks.
Account books.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear ft.).
1 microfilm reel : negative (Box 3534) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 77/133 c
BANC FILM 3355 positive microfilm

Origin:

California