Scope and Content
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
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.
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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.
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[Identification of item], Bell-Muir Family Papers (Collection 718). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.