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Bell of Independence Pamphlet

Identifier: LaRC-M-216

Scope and Contents

Pamphlet called "The Bell of Independence. The City of Philadelphia to the City of New Orleans: Greeting." published in 1885. It contains copies of correspondence between the governments of the two cities for the lending of the Bell of Independence in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, for the opening of the New Orleans Exposition, a short history of the bell, a drawing of the railroad car that carried the Bell to New Orleans, and an account of the bell's arrival to the city of New Orleans.


  • 1885

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.


1.00 Folders

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Arrangement Note

This collection consists of one item in one folder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Date acquired: 03/05/1962.

Processing Information

Finding aid information entered in Archon by Deirdre Barr in 2012.

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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US