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Addison W. Bell volumes

Identifier: V448

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection consists of account books relating to Bell’s Terre Haute store ranging from 1893 to 1965. Also included is an account book (1868-1894) of Bell’s Parke County store and an account book (1884-1890) of his son-in-law, Albert McMullin (d.1897), a Vigo County farmer.


  • 1868-1965

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Bell was a farmer and store owner in Rosedale, Parke County, and owner of a grocery and farm implement business in Terre Haute, Vigo County (1889-1900).


0.01 Cubic Feet (26 volumes)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Milicent Hammerling on 1975/07/25.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

L015: Addison W. Bell collection

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 2009 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created in 2011/06 by Mark Vopelak.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.