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Archives and Manuscript Collections

Manuscript Collections in the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives: A-Z List of Inventories

Manuscript collections may contain a variety of materials, including letters, reports, diaries, property records, legal and financial documents, genealogical research, photographs and other images, electronic and digital media, and ephemera. The staff of the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives have created inventories for manuscript collections to provide researchers with information about the contents of each collection, biographical and historical information, and the dates covered by the materials. 

Inventories are indexed alphabetically by collection title. For questions about our manuscript collections, please email

Inventories may also be searched by subject in the Handley Regional Library's online catalog


Miscellaneous Manuscript File Index

Miscellaneous manuscript files (MMF) are small collections consisting of a variety of manuscript and archival material. They are organized alphabetically by title. To view the searchable index, click on the following link: MMF Index