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Bell, Mabel Gardiner Hubbard, 1857-1923



  • Existence: 1857-1923

Biographical Note

Mabel Gardiner (Hubbard) Bell was born on November 25, 1857. Due to scarlet fever at age 5, she was completely deaf. She married Alexander Graham Bell on July 11, 1877 and the couple had four children. She funded her husband's formation of the Aerial Experiment Assocation, a research group formed to build flying aicraft.

She died on January 3, 1923 of pancreatic cancer.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Alexander Graham Bell and the Aerial Experiment Association Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2018-10-01-B
Abstract 25 photographs of Alexander Graham Bell and other members of the Aerial Experiment Association along with their aerodrome aircraft; souvenir booklet of the association; 2 photomechanical prints signed by J.A. McCurdy.

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