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Vesta Agnew Collection
S 8
1877-1885
1 folder
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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, 2004

Biographical Note:

Nellie Belles was born in Indiana around 1856.  She was married twice.  Her first husband was Jack Hill, an artist.  Her second husband was Maurice Macmillan, a publisher, whom she met and married while in Europe.

Her father, Joshua Tarleton Belles, was born in Indiana in 1826.  He lived in Spencer, Indiana, where he worked as a doctor.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains letters written by Mrs. Maurice MacMillan (Nellie Belles) to her father, Dr. J. T. Belles, which were published in a local Spencer, Indiana newspaper between 1877-1885.  In her letters, MacMillan describers her travels throughout Europe.  She also discusses her wedding and honeymoon plans.  This collection also contains the obituaries of Dan and Charles Glacier, as well as L.M. Anderson.

Item Listing:

Folder 1.

[1877-1885]
Newspaper clippings (photocopy)

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1877-1885
Provenance: Vesta Agnew, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 6 Oct. 1967
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.