Hall (William G., Jr.) Papers. 1802-1926.


Summary Information

Repository
New York State Historical Association – Research Library
Title
William G. Hall, Jr. Papers
ID
Coll. No. 426
Date [inclusive]
1802-1926
Extent
1.5 Cubic feet
Language
English
Funding Source
This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.

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Biographical/Historical note

William G. Hall, Jr., born January 3, 1815, was a farmer, and town clerk of Pittsfield, N.Y. from at least 1843 to 1844.

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Scope and Content Note

Papers of William G. Hall, Jr., of Dutch Valley Farm, Pittsfield, Otsego County, N.Y., consist primarily of “day books” documenting daily activities, personal expenses, and the weather. Hall’s farm work included growing oats, corn, and potatoes, and transporting grains to/from a local mill. He also raised livestock such as cattle, sheep, and hogs. The “day books” frequently mention visits to the village store, as well as transporting logs for sawing or for use at his home. The “Account Books of Work” contain a record of work performed by various individuals. Additional material includes Pittsfield town records, correspondence, school notebooks, poems/songs, financial documents, Nathan Burch family genealogy, and brochures.

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Accession Numbers

NM-023.01, NM-007.03, NM-10.2009

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Collection Inventory

 426.1 – Box 1
 426.1/1 — Hall, William G., Jr. Account books of work. 1855-1862.
 426.1/2 — Hall, William G., Jr. Account books of work. 1863-1869.
 426.1/3 — Hall, William G., Jr. Account books of work. 1870-1881.
 426.1/4 — Hall, William G., Jr. Account books of work. 1882-1889.
 426.1/5 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1831-1840.
 426.1/6 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1841.
 426.1/7 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1842.
 426.1/8 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1843.
 426.1/9 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1844.
 426.1/10 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1845.
 426.1/11 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1846.
 426.1/12 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1847.
 426.1/13 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1848.
 426.1/14 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1849.
 426.1/15 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1850.
 426.1/16 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1851.
 426.1/17 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1852.
 426.1/18 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1853.
 426.1/19 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1854.
 426.1/20 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1855.
 426.1/21 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1856.
 426.1/22 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1857.
 426.1/23 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1858.
 426.1/24 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1859.
 426.1/25 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1860.
 426.1/26 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1861.
 426.1/27 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1862.
 426.1/28 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1863.
 426.1/29 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1864.
 426.1/30 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1865.
 426.1/31 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1866.
 426.1/32 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1867.
 426.1/33 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1868.
 426.1/34 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1869.
 426.1/35 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1870.
 426.1/36 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1871.
 426.1/37 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1872.
 426.1/38 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1873.
 426.1/39 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1874.
 426.1/40 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1875.
 426.1/41 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1876.
 426.1/42 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1877.
 426.1/43 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1878.
 426.1/44 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1879.
 426.1/45 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1880.
 426.1/46 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1881.
 426.1/47 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1882.
 426.1/48 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1883.
 426.1/49 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1884.
 426.1/50 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1885.
 426.1/51 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1886.
 426.1/52 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1887.
 426.1/53 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1888.
 426.1/54 — Hall, William G., Jr. Diary / daybook. 1889.
 426.2 – Box 2 – Legal size folders
 426.2/1 — Bank account books, checks, and letter from account with the First National Bank of New Berlin. 1864-1889.
 426.2/2 — Brochures, Producers Price-Current (1886 – 2 issues), Otsego County Abstract of Taxes (1866), Convention of Local Leagues invitation, and school district trustees report template. 1844-1894, undated.
 426.2/3 — Camenga, Harold Frederick. Diploma from the New York State School of Agriculture at Alfred University. 1926.
 426.2/4 — Hall, William G., Jr. Letters received and empty envelopes. 1824-1885, undated.
 426.2/5 — Hall, William G., Jr. Poems/songs – originals and/or copies. 1841-1850.
 426.2/6 — Photographs of Rose and Hall families, Dutch Valley Farm, and Ten Broeck house, along with genealogy (computer printout copies). 1928, undated.
 426.2/7 — Pittsfield town records, notes, receipts, deeds, and correspondence. 1831-1922 (1 of 3).
 426.2/8 — Pittsfield town records, notes, receipts, deeds, and correspondence. 1831-1922 (2 of 3).
 426.2/9 — Pittsfield town records, notes, receipts, deeds, and correspondence. 1831-1922 (3 of 3).
 426.2/10 — Record of the Ancestors and Descendants of Nathan Burch, 1781-1858. Includes Camenga family members. 1911 and 1958 editions.
 426.2/11 — School math notebook and penmanship book. 1831, undated.
 426.2/12 — [Spafard, Mrs.]? Letter from sister. 1831.
 426.2/13 — Surveys, Sarah Jess Broeck letter, summons, and receipt. 1802-1814.

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