Material about A.J. Bell

Title: Material about A.J. Bell
Dates of Material:
6 cm of textual records
Scope and content

Series consists of articles and newspaper clippings about A.J. Bell and his book collection.  Also consists of the memorial address given by Professor N.W. DeWitt at the time of Bell's death.  Series also includes a file of correspondence related to the Bell Portrait Fund and the acquisition of a portrait of Bell in 1935-1936. [Note:  A portrait of Bell was produced as was part of the Victoria University Art Collection - it is currently listed as missing.]



Box 4
410Clippings - re A.J. Bell library and Erasmus Collection 1936, 1983
411Andrew James Bell: Memorial address by Professor N.W. DeWitt[1932?]

offprint.   Includes front page with summary of his life - birth and death dates, education and word details.

412Article: photocopied: Andrew James Bell: A great Toronto book collector; by Larry Pfaff; in Papers of the Bibliographic Society of CanadaMay 15, 1976
413Serial: Renaissance and Reformation, Vol. VII (1971) No. 2 [describe according to A.A.C.R. II]1971

Issue subtitle: “The Erasmus collection in the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria University in the University of Toronto: a catalogue of its most important materials, with a contemporary portrait of the collector, Andrew James Bell.”

414Paper: Andrew James Bell, Bibliophile by Larry Pfaff[197–]
Bell portrait
41552 letters and other items relating to the acquisition of a portrait of Bell1935, 1936

File includes related lists of donors and receipts for donations. Correspondents include: F. Louis Barber and many academics and community members.