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Finding Aid for the Bell-Muir Family Papers, Papers, 1860-1950
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bell-Muir Family Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1860-1950
    Collection number: 718
    Creator: Bell-Muir family
    Extent: 30 boxes (15 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Clark E. Bell (1881-1960) became agent and inspector of agencies for New York Life Insurance Company. He served as a member of the San Marino, California City Council (1942-47) and as mayor (1947-52). Mabel Muir, was a niece of the naturalist John Muir, and a prominent social and civic leader in San Marino. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, ephemera, photographs, and scrapbooks.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bell-Muir Family Papers (Collection 718). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Clark E. Bell was born in 1881; became agent and inspector of agencies for New York Life Insurance Company; served as member of the San Marino (California) City Council (1942-47) and as mayor (1947-52); he died in 1960; his wife, Mabel Muir, was a niece of the naturalist John Muir, and a prominent social and civic leader in San Marino.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence (some on microfilm), clippings, ephemera, photographs, and scrapbooks.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bell-Muir Family--Archives.
    Bell Family--Archives.
    Muir Family--Archives.
    Bell, Clark--Archives.