Bell, Harold Wilmerding (1885 -1947)
Harold Wilmerding Bell was an archaeologist and a collector of books and manuscripts relating to the fictional character, Sherlock Holmes. Bells collection of Sherlockiana was bequeathed to a Boston mens literary club called the Speckled Band, and is now deposited at the Houghton Library at Harvard. He edited the Baker-Street Studies, and several works devoted to Sherlock Holmes. He also produced an English translation of Charles Diehl’s Byzantine portraits (1927).