Bell, William Abraham

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American capitalist, railroad builder, founder and developer of towns in four western states. Born in Ireland but spent most of his adult life in Colorado.

From the description of Letters, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122702246

Manitou Springs, Colo. resident, born in Ireland and trained as a physician in London; financier of American railroads, real estate and associated enterprises and business partner of General William J. Palmer.

From the description of William A. Bell photograph collection [picture]. Part 2, 1880-1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 45309573

From the description of William A. Bell photograph collection [picture], 1880-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 45309314

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Thorp, Raymond W., 1896-1966. Letters, 1923-1926. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham. William A. Bell photograph collection [picture], 1880-1920. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham. Letter, 1913 April 26, Tarrytown, N.Y. [to] Prof. M.D. Ormes, Colorado Springs. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Tenney, E. P., 1835-1916. Papers 1870-1889. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham, 1841-1921. Letters, 1900. American Primers
creatorOf Abstracts of Title Colorado Springs (El Paso County). Papers 1870-1889. Colorado College, Tutt Library
referencedIn Sprague, Marshall. Marshall Sprague Papers, 1943-1964. Colorado College, Tutt Library
referencedIn Bell, William Abraham. William A. Bell photograph collection [picture]. Part 2, 1880-1910. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Beaman, E. O.,. Stereoview collection, ca. 1860-1920 (bulk 1880-1900). Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham. William A. Bell Papers. Part 1. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham, 1841-1921,. Colorado Fuel and Iron Company : [collection] : 1884- 1949 ;. History Colorado
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham. William A. Bell photograph collection [picture]. Part 2, 1880-1910. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Pearce, Cara Rowena, 1874-1958. Cara Rowena Pearce Letters. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham. [William Abraham Bell] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf De Coursey, Marcelin Lafourcade, 1842-. William Abraham Bell : [collection] : 1867-1981 ; (bulk 1871-1921);. History Colorado
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham. William A. Bell Papers, Part 2. Colorado College, Tutt Library
referencedIn Bluemel, Elinor. Papers, 1903-1974. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham. Letter, 1895 July 8, Colorado Springs [to] G.B. Turnbull, Colorado Springs. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham, 1841-1921,. Thomas Fulton Dawson : [collection] : 1876-1926 ;. History Colorado
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham, 1841-1921,. William Jackson Palmer : [collection] : 1840-1922 ;. History Colorado
creatorOf Bell, William Abraham, 1841-1921,. Robert F. Weitbrec : [collection] : 1861-1951 ;. History Colorado
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associatedWith Abstracts of Title Colorado Springs (El Paso County) corporateBody
associatedWith Bell, Cara Georgina Whitmore, 1853-1937. person
associatedWith Bell family. family
associatedWith Bell family. family
associatedWith Bell, William A. person
associatedWith Bessey, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1845-1915. person
associatedWith Bluemel, Elinor. person
associatedWith Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. person
associatedWith Ormes, Manly Dayton, 1858-1929. person
associatedWith Palmer, William Jackson, 1836-1909. person
associatedWith Pearce, Cara Rowena, 1874-1958. person
associatedWith Sprague, Marshall. person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Thorp, Raymond W., 1896-1966. person
associatedWith Turnbull, G. B. person
associatedWith William Abraham Bell, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Manitou Springs (Colo.)
Manitou Springs (Colo.)
Colorado
Manitou Springs (Colo.)
Southwest, New
Colorado
Manitou Springs (Colo.)
Colorado
Subject
Railroads--History--Sources
Businessmen--Correspondence
Railroads
Occupation
Photographers
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Birth 1841-04-26

Death 1921-06-06

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