Bells at Elon Collection
This collection includes information and documentation about three bells that are part of the artifact collection in the Belk Library Archives and Special Collections. The three bells represented in this collection include: the Graham/North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) bell, the Old Main Administration Building bell, and the Proctor bell. Two of the three bells are on permanent exhibit at Elon University. The Graham/NCRR bell is on display in the Belk Library Archives and Special Collections, while the Old Main Administration Building bell is on display in Alamance building. For more information about what is included in the collection, please see the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection."
- 1825 - 2010
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 archival box)
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged alphabetically by the name of the bell being described in the collection, then chronologically, and then alphabetically by type of material.
The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections staff for further details about the location.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown. Materials collected and assembled over many years to form collection.
#2009.23.1 and 2009.04.1
Processed by Katie Nash, October, 2012
- Encoded by Katie Nash, November, 2012
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