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Collection Number: 01109

Collection Title: William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940.

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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 4.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3000 items)
Abstract William Bonnell Hall (1866-1940?) of Alabama was a teacher, physician, and vice chancellor of the University of the South. This collection contains extensive genealogical correspondence and studies on the following families: Anderson, Bland, Bolling, Bonnell, Briscoe, Childs, Cobb, Cocke, Elam, Eldridge, Elerbe, Hill, Munford, Pegues, Poythress, Stokes, and Withers.
Creator Hall, William Bonnell, 1866-1940?
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 William Bonnell Hall Papers, #1109, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Mrs. William B. Hall of Selma, Ala., 1946
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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William Bonnell Hall (1866-1940?) of Alabama was a teacher, physician, and vice chancellor of the University of the South.

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This collection contains genealogical materials on the following families: Anderson, Bland, Bolling, Bonnell, Briscoe, Childs, Cobb, Cocke, Elam, Eldridge, Elerbe, Hill, Munford, Pegues, Poythress, Stokes, and Withers. Contents include extensive genealogical correspondence, typed genealogical studies, notes, copies of family Bible records, excerpts from books and articles on family history, applications for Daughters of the American Revolution and other groups, tombstone inscriptions, copies of wills and court records, and business papers.

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Contents list

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Arrangement: chronological.

Folder 1a

Original finding aid #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1812, 1814-1868 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1886-1901 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3-5

Folder 3

Folder 4

Folder 5

1902 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 3-5

Folder 6-14

Folder 6

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

Folder 14

1903 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 6-14

Folder 15-17

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

1904 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 15-17

Folder 18

1905-1906 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 18

Folder 19

1907 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 19

Folder 20

1908 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 20

Folder 21

1909-1911 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 21

Folder 22

1912 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 22

Folder 23

1913 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 23

Folder 24

1914 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 24

Folder 25

1915-1916 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 25

Folder 26

1917 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 26

Folder 27

1918 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 27

Folder 28

1919-1921 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 28

Folder 29

1922-1925 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 29

Folder 30

1926 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 30

Folder 31

1927 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 31

Folder 32

1928 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 32

Folder 33

1929 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 33

Folder 34

1930 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 34

Folder 35-36

Folder 35

Folder 36

1931 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 35-36

Folder 37-39

Folder 37

Folder 38

Folder 39

1932 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 37-39

Folder 40-42

Folder 40

Folder 41

Folder 42

1933 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 40-42

Folder 43-45

Folder 43

Folder 44

Folder 45

1934 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 43-45

Folder 46-47

Folder 46

Folder 47

1935 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 46-47

Folder 48-49

Folder 48

Folder 49

1936 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 48-49

Folder 50-53

Folder 50

Folder 51

Folder 52

Folder 53

1937 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 50-53

Folder 54-55

Folder 54

Folder 55

1938 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 54-55

Folder 56

1939 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 56

Folder 57

1940 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 57

Folder 58-60

Folder 58

Folder 59

Folder 60

Undated #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 58-60

Folder 61

Volume 1 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 61

Bonnell accounts, 1825-1837.

Folder 62

Volume 2 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 62

Mrs. Dorian Hall, recipe and remedy book, 1858-1861.

Folder 63

Volume 3 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 63

Mrs. Dorian Hall account book, 1870-1872.

Folder 64

Volume 4 #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 64

Genealogical notes, undated.

Folder 65-80

Folder 65

Folder 66

Folder 67

Folder 68

Folder 69

Folder 70

Folder 71

Folder 72

Folder 73

Folder 74

Folder 75

Folder 76

Folder 77

Folder 78

Folder 79

Folder 80

Genealogical data, unsorted #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 65-80

Folder 81

Genealogical data, Hall #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 81

Folder 82

Genealogical data, John Hall #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 82

Folder 83

Genealogical data, Anderson, Bolling #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 83

Folder 84-85

Folder 84

Folder 85

Genealogical data, Bolling #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 84-85

Folder 86

Genealogical data, Cobbs #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 86

Folder 87

Genealogical data, Thomas Eldridge, Sr & Jr. #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 87

Folder 88

Genealogical data, Elerby #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 88

Folder 89

Genealogical data, Pegues, Peterson #01109, Series: "William Bonnell Hall Papers, 1812-1940 and undated." Folder 89

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Adam Fielding, Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, September 2010

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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