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Title: John Price Bell papers
Call Number: Coll029
Creator: Bell, John Addison Price
Dates: 1900-1990
Size: 3 boxes (3.5 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Collection of materials relating to John Price Bell, and his father, journalist Edward Price Bell. Items include clippings, pamphlets, books, correspondence, photographs, and supplemental materials. Of particular interest is John Price Bell's correspondence with members of the U.S. Senate during Richard Nixon's impeachment hearings.
Citation: John Price Bell papers, Collection 29, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

John Price Bell (d. 1995) was a public relations executive and consultant, the son of the journalist Edward Price Bell, and husband of Gloria Oden, a notable poet and UMBC English professor. Edward Price Bell (1869-1943) was a respected journalist who worked for the Chicago Record and the Chicago Daily News, promoting international understanding and cooperation. He was the first journalist nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, for his work leading to the London Naval Conference and Treaty in 1930.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

MSS 1995-11, MSS 1996-22; Collected and donated by Gloria Oden, former UMBC English professor.

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Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

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Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.

Subject Headings


Bell, John Addison Price

Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943


Bell, Elizabeth

Oden, Gloria

United States -- Congress

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Impeachment

Bell, John Addison Price -- Archives

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