Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Mitchell, M.B. mss. are letters, 1939-1949, relating to James Whitcomb Riley and his family, written by Mrs. Minnie Bell (Alexander) Mitchell, (Mrs. John Fowler Mitchell), 1860-1956, author and friend of James Whitcomb Riley; her son John Fowler Mitchell, 1883- , editor; and his wife, Mrs. Elsie D. Mitchell, all of Greenfield, Indiana, to Mrs. Jesse T. Johnson of Columbus, Indiana.

The collection also contains newspaper and magazine clippings relating to Mrs. Minnie Bell (Alexander) Mitchell.

Collection size: 5 items

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