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Hall Family Papers, 1810-2007 and undated

Hall Family Papers, 1810-2007 and undated
Mss. 90 H14
7.7 Cubic Feet
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2659 items
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland) Hall, from her children, Emily Hall, Channing Hall, Joseph Hall, and John Lesslie Hall concerning education and World War I; and correspondence, 1887-1889, between Margaret (Farland) Hall and John Lesslie Hall, Sr. The collection also includes teaching notes, professional writings, and alumni correspondence with John Lesslie Hall, Sr. Prominent correspondents of Hall include Lyon G. Tyler, Thomas Nelson Page, Joseph Dupuy Eggleston and Basil Gildersleeve.
Some material has been transferred to the artifact collection.
Hall family
Hall, Channing Moore (1890-1953)
Hall, Channing Moore, III
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie) (1856-)
Hall, John Lesslie, Jr. (1891-1978)
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.)
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae
College of William and Mary--History--19th century
College of William and Mary--History--20th century
Education, Higher--Virginia--History
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--19th century
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--20th century
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century
Legal documents
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century
World War, 1914-1918
Account books
Financial records
Manuscripts (document genre)

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Susan Hall Godson and Channing Hall.

Gift; Sept. 1987 of 2659 items. Gift; 05/25/1999 of 1 item.

2005.18, gift via WHRA. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.

Related Materials

Mss. 78 H14 Admiral John Lesslie Hall, Jr. Papers

UA 6.021  John Lesslie Hall Papers

Preferred Citation
Hall Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in January 2010.
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