Manuscript Collections - Edward Price Bell Papers

March 13, 2020

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EDWARD PRICE BELL PAPERS, 1906-1940
2 linear inches (1 small manuscript box)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

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,

FOLDER LIST

Box      Contents

1          Biographical Information, 1929-1930 and undated
            Articles
                     Interviews, 1916-1934 and undated
                     Manuscripts, 1934 and undated
                     Published Articles, 1915-1929 and undated
                     Scrapbooks, 1916-1917
                     WWII “An Enlarged and Complete Monroe Doctrine,” 1934 and undated
            Northwestern University Correspondence, 1930 (Nobel Peace Prize Nomination)
            Professional Correspondence from Bell, 1906-1934
            Professional Correspondence to Bell, 1915-1940