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Piromis H. Bell's photographs of Crawford W. Long

Identifier: ahc.VIS342

Scope and Content

This collection contains images of and about Dr. Crawford Williamson Long and his family that were compiled by Piromis H. Bell. Also included are photographs of monuments in honor of Long with his family.


  • 1871-1937, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Administrative/Biographical History

Piromis Hulsey Bell (1858-1956) was born in Decatur, Georgia, to Atlanta builder Marcus Aurelius Bell (1828-1885) and Mary Jane Hulsey (1837-1901). He had five siblings: Bud (1860-1861); Markie (1860-1865); Dove (1861-1868); Orelia Key (1864-1959); and Ada Bibb Bell Wilson (1873-1972). Bell graduated from Boys High School in 1874 and the University of Georgia in 1882. He married Lucy Lea Bell (1862-1941). Bell served as an Atlanta attorney, local historian, and member of the Atlanta Historical Society (later the Atlanta History Center) and DeKalb Historical Society. He wrote a biography and several articles about Crawford W. Long and Atlanta.


15 image(s) (14 black and white photographic prints and one sheet of postage stamps)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1977


VIS 342 was previously catalogued as PBL.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2018.
Piromis H. Bell's photographs of Crawford W. Long
Breylan Martin
October 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305