Professional and personal papers of Channing Moore Hall (1890-1953) attorney and mayor of Williamsburg. A box and folder list for accession 1992.66 of the collection is available in the Special Collections Research Center. A description of accession 2005.16 is available below in the finding aid/inventory.
Majority of material found in 1930-1953
Language of Materials
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Channing Moore Hall was born February 3, 1890 and died May 31, 1953, the son of John Lesslie Hall and Margaret Fenwick Farland Hall. He married Nona Powell Sentz in 1925. His two children were Channing Moore Hall, Jr. and Susan Glentworth Hall Godson.
He received his A. B. degree from William and Mary in 1908 (Phi Beta Kappa) and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Virginia 1910. Served as 1st lieutenant, Field Artillery in World War I.
He served on the Williamsburg City Council and was mayor of Williamsburg from 1934-1947 and also served on the Board of Visitors of William and Mary. He served in many other civic capacities. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
Series 1 (Boxes 1-2) is the general correspondence of Hall; Series 2 (Box 3) is the family correspondence of Hall; Series 3 (Box 4) concerns the College of William and Mary; Series 4 (Boxes 5-7) is the civic and professional correspondence of Hall.
Gift Acc. 2005.16 Addition a gift of Susan Godson.
Hall Family Papers
Part of this accession was transferred to the Mss. 1999.19A Channing Hall, III Papers as an addition.