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Name Miller Bell Tower

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Miller Bell Tower File includes: The Chime The Tower Clock "Old Tom" - "The Great Bell" that Opened Chautauqua in 1874 Miller Bell Tower Description, 1911 General History of the Miller Bell Tower and its Chimes, 1979 McNeeley [sic] Letter, 1949 Margaret Copeland, "Notes on the History of the Miller Bell Tower" Bell Tower Summer Specialties History of the Chautauqua bells News Articles Special chimes program, 1936 1885 chimes program Miller Bell Tower pamphlet Summary of Miller Memorial Bell Tower Renovation Project, 1967 Copies of letters from Clinton H. Meneely of Clinton H. Meneely Bell Company to John H. Vincent Copy of notes from John H. Vincent to Kate Kimball Copy of

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Model Houses. After 1990. Porcelain. Four models complete the set: Miller Bell Tower, Norton Memorial Hall, Kellogg Memorial Hall, and the Athenaeum Hotel. Presented to the Archives by Gail Whiteman[Chautauqua Bookstore Manager] April 13, 1992. 1990 Replicas Unlimited Inc. Made in USA 1-800-950-0320 Phoenix, AZ.

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Porcelain Decorative Plate. After 2000. With sketches of the Hall of Philosophy, Athenaeum Hotel, Miller Bell Tower, Hall of Christ, and Smith Wilkes Hall. White with dark red transfer print. 1990. Inscribed: The Chautauqua Bird, Tree and Garden Club, founded 1913, issued this plate beginning in 1990 to commemorate the restoration of Smith Wilkes Gardens and to underwrite the extensive three year study of Chautauqua's Little Brown Bats. Your purchase of our plates supports our programs and many activities for the beautification of Chautauqua. Kettlesprings Kilns/Alliance, Ohio, 3576-D Not for food use. Food consumed from this vessel may be harmful. For decorative purposes only.

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Remnants of Miller Bell Tower Clock. Including Roman numerals, dots and diamond-shaped pieces. Cast iron with gold paint.

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Sterling Silver Spoon. Commemorative Miller Bell Tower spoon. Made by Lunt. Marked: HX Lunt Sterling Modern Victorian/Chautauqua Institution/1874-1999/[Picture of Bell Tower]

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Ashtray. After 1911. Pewter canoe ashtray with shield with inscription on side. Acquired as gift of Women's Club. On side of canoe: Miller Bell Tower/Chautauqua N.Y.[with image of Bell Tower]

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Gold-Colored Pin. In the shape of a key with a depiction of Miller Bell Tower, encircled by the words "Miller Bell Tower" and "Chautauqua."

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Miller Bell Tower Pin. Eagle's wings shaped pin with a depiction of Miller Bell Tower, encircled by the words "Miller Bell Tower" and "Chautauqua."

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Plaque to Becky Snider, Bell Ringer. 1993. Wood with metal plate. Inscribed: Presented to/Rebecca C. Snider/In Grateful/Appreciation of 15 Years/of Dedicated Service/Bryant Day 1993[italics] [Logo of Bell Tower]

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Miller Bell Tower. c.1970. B&W Print Photo, 2½"x4", showing Miller Bell Tower.

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Miller Bell Tower. c.1970. B&W Print Photo, 2½"x4", showing Miller Bell Tower.

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Miller Bell Tower. c.1970. B&W Print Photo, 2½"x4", showing Miller Bell Tower.

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Seaplane at Dock - Unknown

Seaplane at Dock. 1949. B&W print photo, 3 x 5½" showing a seaplane parked at a dock with a man leaning against the plane. The Miller Bell Tower can be seen, as well as some docks, the Gadfly boat, Chautauqua Lake, and some shorline trees. Notation on back: Private (?) hydroplane at dock 1949

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Seaplane - Unknown

Seaplane. 1949. B&W print photo, 5 x 7" showing a seaplane docked on the beach near Palestine Park. Three canoes are near the hydroplane as well as two men and a woman. The Gadfly boat can be seen as well as Miller Bell Tower and the Pier Building. Several of the markers for Palestine Park are also visible. A sailboat is seen in the distance beyond the point. Notation on back: [stamp]Photograph property of/Curt Teich & Co., Inc./Chicago/Any unauthorized use will be prosecuted

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Miller Bell Tower. c.1975. B&W Print Photo, 5"x7", showing Miller Bell Tower and the Pier Building in winter.

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George L. Follansbee at Chime Dedication - Wertz, Silas G.

George L. Follansbee at Chime Dedication. July 2,1967. B&W print photo, 7"x9" showing George L. Follansbee standing at the Paul Sample Playground near the Pier Building for the Chime Dedication at Miller Bell Tower. Notation on back: (chimes)Miller Bell Tower Dedication/George L. Follansbee/Chautauquan Daily 1967 July 4 S.G. Wertz Photographer Westfield, New York 14787 Jul 2 1967

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Doris Goodrich Jones Painting - Unknown

Doris Goodrich Jones Painting. c.1955. B&W print photo, 5 x 7" showing Doris Jones painting on the front lawn of the Athenaeum. She is standing, looking at the camera, with her body facing an easel. A folding chair sits next to her. The Bell Tower, Sports Club and Pier Building are visible in the background, along the edge of the lake. The Gadfly is docked at the Pier Building. Notation on back: Doris Jones - Painting - Lakefront/Chautauqua, NY Gift of Dorothy Moore/1986

Image of Miller Bell Tower - S.G. Wertz

Miller Bell Tower - S.G. Wertz

Miller Bell Tower. 1967. B&W print photo, 8 x 10" showing detail of Miller Bell Tower's bells and clock. S.G. Wertz, photographer. June 23, 1967.

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Miller Bell Tower - Unknown

Miller Bell Tower. 1911-1916. B&W print photo, 5 1/4 x 7 1/2" mounted on mat board, showing Bell Tower, steps, corner of Old Pier Building. Notation on back: Shows steps of Old Pier Building erected 1886, replaced in 1916.

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Miller Bell Tower - Unknown

Miller Bell Tower. 1911-1916. B&W print photo, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2" showing three people standing near bell tower and old pier building. The clock is not visible. Image may precede installment of the clock. Notation on back: Bell tower-1911. Old dock razed in 1916.