Scope and Content
Hall, John Alvin
Title: John A. Hall Papers
Date (inclusive): 1853-1868
0.2 linear feet
Abstract: This small collection conatins five letters between various members of the Hall Family, several receipts, a carte de visite
of Edward W. Hall, and a handwritten family record of Sargent Hall and Nancy Clay.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: MC249
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
John Alvin Hall (b. circa 1835) lived in Nevada City, California in the 1860s.
Scope and Content
This small collection contains five letters between various members of the Hall Family. Several of the letters are written
from New Hampshire. Also included are several receipts, a carte de visite of Edward W. Hall, and a handwritten family record
of Sargent Hall and Nancy Clay.
The 1864 letter from George Hall discusses his enlistment in the 35th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry and the regiment's
subsequent activities in the United States Civil War.
The 1853 letter from Milton Hall contains brief references to mining in California.
Arrangement of the Collection
The collection is arranged in two series: Correspondence and Ephemera.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hall, John Alvin--Archives
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 35th (1862-1865)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Mines and mineral resources -- California
Collection is open for research.
Sara Gunasekara processed this collection.
Extracted from D-016, Mining Collection.
[Identification of item], John A. Hall Papers, MC249, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California,
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