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Archibald McClelland Hall poems

 Collection — Folder: S0569
Identifier: S0569

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typewritten volume of poems written by Archibald McClelland Hall from 1901. The collection begins with the prelude, "Idle Hours" and then is followed by poems organized into five books, including "Patriotic Poems," "Poems Devotional," "In Umbra," "Bachelor Loves Ballads," and "Poems Miscellaneous."


  • 1901


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Archibald McClelland Hall was born on July 27, 1863 at Laughlintown, Pennsylvania to Robert and Catherine Hall. He graduated from Butler University in 1888 and attended Yale Divinity School. He married Lucy Howe (1874-1913) on November 27, 1902 and they had a son, Hamilton Howe Hall (1903-1986). After Lucy's death, Hall married Eulalie Cline (1881-1958) on March 8, 1922. He was involved in manufacturing and established the Archibald M. Hall Company in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was the Republican nominee for Congress from the 7th district in 1930, but was defeated by Democrat Louis Ludlow. He died on August 14, 1935.

Sources: "Archibald M Hall." Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed April 6, 2016. "Lucy Howe." Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed April 6, 2016. "Archibald M. Hall."Find a Grave Index. Accessed April 06, 2016.

"Archibald M. Hall Dies at Home Here: Manufacturer Was Active in G.O.P. - Nominated for Congress in 1930." Indianapolis Star (IN), August 15, 1935.


0.06 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Dorothy Russo on 1947/09.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/03/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/06 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.