EDWARD PRICE BELL PAPERS, 1906-1940
Edward Price Bell was born in 1869, grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana, and later moved to Chicago where he began working for the Chicago Daily News. In 1900 Bell became a foreign correspondent in London where he interviewed foreign leaders and wrote articles on World War I. He later interviewed leaders in Europe and Asia regarding world peace. Bell published two books about his experience which earned him a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. He continued writing after his retirement in 1932, and died in 1943.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The papers documents Bell’s work as a foreign correspondent and contain articles, correspondence, and biographical information. Also included is Bell’s 1916 interview with Edward Grey and his nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize.
The collection contains articles written by Bell regarding foreign affairs in Asia and Europe,
1 Biographical Information, 1929-1930 and undated