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Inventory of the John A. Hall Papers
MC249  
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  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Access
  • Processing Information
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Creator: Hall, John Alvin
    Title: John A. Hall Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1868
    Extent: 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.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: MC249
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    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

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection.

    Acquisition Information

    Extracted from D-016, Mining Collection.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John A. Hall Papers, MC249, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.