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Dr. Baxter I. Bell was a physician in Williamsburg, Virginia who operated the Bell Hospital on Cary Street. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
Mss. Acc. 1999.11 is also a gift from Dr. Baxter I. Bell, Jr. on April 16, 1999. Gift of Dr. Bell through the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.