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Henry Hall (1845-1920) Papers

Henry Hall (1845-1920) Papers

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HENRY HALL (1845-1920) PAPERS, 1863-1891, 1979





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Hall, Henry, 1845-1920
Title:Henry Hall (1845-1920) Papers
Dates:1863/1891, 1979
Quantity:0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:The Henry Hall papers contain research materials and manuscripts written by Hall.
Collection Number:MH 114

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Scope and Content Note

The Henry Hall papers contain research materials and manuscripts written by Hall. The research materials include correspondence about shipbuilding, timber and iron prices, publication of Hall's articles on shipbuilding and railroad consolidation, and other materials that Hall collected. There are two photocopies of manuscripts included in the collection, Shipbuilding in the United States and Models and Measurements.


Biographical Sketch

Henry Hall was born in 1845. He became the business manager of the New York Herald Tribune. He also appears to have had an interest in shipping, shipbuilding, and railroad consolidation, authoring several books. Hall died in 1920.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Bates, William W. (William Wallace), 1827-1912
Packard, Stephen B., 1839-1922
Railroads
Shipbuilding

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

Henry Hall (1845-1920) Papers, MH 114, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

Two manuscripts by Henry Hall (Models and Measurements and Shipbuilding in the United States) were placed on indefinite loan with the Peabody Museum in 1967 by the Penobscot Marine Museum. In 1979, at the request of the Penobscot Marine Museum, the manuscripts were returned and photocopies put in their place. The rest of the material was found in the collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Hilary Streifer, May 2015.


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