2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bell, John, 1796-1869.

  1. John Bell papers, 1815-1861

    1 item. 1 container. .2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    U.S. representative and senator from Tennessee, and U.S. secretary of war. Volume containing correspondence, speeches, and Bell's reports in Congress. Includes material on patronage in Tennessee, national politics, and Bell's candidacy for president in 1860.

  2. Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933

    4,600 items. 36 containers. 10 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection composed of the papers of Abraham Lincoln, United States president, United States representative from Illinois, and lawyer; William Henry Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, collector, and biographer from Springfield, Illinois; and Jesse William Weik, lawyer of Greencastle, Indiana, and coauthor of Herndon's Lincoln. Includes records (1933) of the Weik Manuscript Corporation and miscellaneous material collected chiefly by Herndon and Weik for use in writing Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (1889).