BELL, John, 1796-1869


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Alabama Department of Archives and History
Montgomery, AL
Papers: Correspondence supporting Bell in the Jeremiah Clemens papers, 1842-1860.


Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 2 letters.


East Tennessee State University Library
Archives of Appalachia
Johnson City, TN
Papers: Correspondence in Frederick Steindinger Heiskell collection, 1810-1882.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1860-1862. 1 bound volume and 3 loose sheets. Containing minutes of the Friends of Bell and Everett Association, which later merged with the Constitutional Union Party of the 15th Ward, and was an ad hoc campaign committee supporting Bell for president.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1815-1861. 1 container; ca. 120 items. Correspondence, speeches, and reports. Includes material on patronage in Tennessee, national politics, and Bell’s candidacy for president in 1860. Available on 1 microfilm reel. Also photographs.


Tennessee Historical Society
Nashville, TN
Papers: Miscellaneous letters in various collections.


Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, TN
Papers: Small collection of papers.


University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: Personal and political correspondence (1850s) of Bell as senator in Polk and Yeatman family papers, 1773-1915. 4 feet, including 25 volumes.


University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Rochester, NY
Papers: 5 letters by and 6 to Bell (1841-1865) in various collections. Finding aid.