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Collection Number: 03537

Collection Title: David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 3.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3,000 items)
Abstract David McKee Hall (1918-1960) of Sylva, Jackson County, N.C., was a United States Representative, Democrat, lawyer, and leader in regional business and civic affairs. The collection includes the Congressional office files, November 1958-January 1960, of David McKee Hall. Hall's correspondence for the thirteen months of his service was with constituents in the 12th district, lobbyists, fellow congressmen, and political leaders. It concerned veterans' pensions, Hawaiian statehood, social security provisions, tobacco quotas, taxes, labor legislation, and other issues before Congress.
Creator Hall, David McKee, 1918-1960.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the David McKee Hall Papers, #3537, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred from the Library of Congress, May 1961.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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David McKee Hall (1918-1960) of Sylva, Jackson County, N.C., was a United States Representative, Democrat, lawyer, and leader in regional business and civic affairs. Hall was the son of David McKee Hall and Edith Moore Hall. He contracted osteomyelitis as a teenager and was subsequently confined to a wheelchair. He was a special student at the University of North Carolina, graduating in 1948. He practiced law at Sylva, had a cattle farm at Webster, N.C., and had other business interests in the vicinity. In 1944 he married Sarah McCullom. He was elected to the state Senate in 1954 and to United States House of Representatives of the 86th Congress in 1958. Hall represented the 12th District of North Carolina and was a member of the House committees on Science and Astronautics, Appropriations, and National Rivers and Harbors. He died thirteen months into his term.

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The collection includes Congressional office files, November 1958-January 1960, of United States Representative David McKee Hall. Hall's correspondence for the thirteen months of his service was with constituents in the 12th district, lobbyists, fellow congressmen, and political leaders. It concerned veterans' pensions, Hawaiian statehood, social security provisions, tobacco quotas, taxes, labor legislation, and other issues before Congress.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1956-1958 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2-4

Folder 2

Folder 3

Folder 4

January 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 2-4

Folder 5-9

Folder 5

Folder 6

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

February 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 5-9

Folder 10-18

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

Folder 18

March 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 10-18

Folder 19-25

Folder 19

Folder 20

Folder 21

Folder 22

Folder 23

Folder 24

Folder 25

April 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 19-25

Folder 26-29

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

Folder 29

May 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 26-29

Folder 30-36

Folder 30

Folder 31

Folder 32

Folder 33

Folder 34

Folder 35

Folder 36

June 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 30-36

Folder 37-48

Folder 37

Folder 38

Folder 39

Folder 40

Folder 41

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Folder 43

Folder 44

Folder 45

Folder 46

Folder 47

Folder 48

July 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 37-48

Folder 49-61

Folder 49

Folder 50

Folder 51

Folder 52

Folder 53

Folder 54

Folder 55

Folder 56

Folder 57

Folder 58

Folder 59

Folder 60

Folder 61

August 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 49-61

Folder 62-65

Folder 62

Folder 63

Folder 64

Folder 65

September 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 62-65

Folder 66

October 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 66

Folder 67

November 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 67

Folder 68-69

Folder 68

Folder 69

December 1959 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 68-69

Folder 70-71

Folder 70

Folder 71

January 1960 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 70-71

Folder 72

February 1960 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 72

Folder 73

March 1960 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 73

Folder 74

April-May 1960 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 74

Folder 75

June 1960 #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 75

Folder 76

Undated #03537, Series: "David McKee Hall Papers, 1958-1960 and undated." Folder 76

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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