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Hillary Bell:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Bell, Hillary, 1857-1903
Title: Hillary Bell Collection
Dates: 1884-1909, undated
Extent: 4 boxes (1.68 linear feet)
Abstract: Hillary Bell was an Irish-born portrait painter who moved to America and became a theatre critic for the New York Press. His collection includes manuscripts for his writings, correspondence, and a scrapbook of obituaries. Frequent correspondents include David Belasco, Kyrle Bellew, Augustin Daly, Daniel Frohman, Ramsay Morris, Louis and Olga Nethersole, Cora Urquhart Potter, and Lillian Russell.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-54112
Language: English, French
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
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Restrictions on Use: Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Centers' Open Access and Use Policies.

Administrative Information

Processed by: Joan Sibley and Amanda Reyes, 2017 Note: The Ransom Center gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, which provided funds to support the processing and cataloging of this collection. Cataloging Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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