Consists of the papers of Harvey Monroe Hall, his wife Carlotta Case Hall and their daughter Martha Hall Niccolls. The papers
of Harvey Monroe Hall contain correspondence, notes, reprints and newspapers clippings relating to his family life and his
career in botany including specimen collecting, research and teaching. The papers of Carlotta Case Hall contain correspondence,
writings and diaries, papers relating to her families genealogy, and papers relating to her husbands illness and death. The
papers of Martha Hall Niccolls contain correspondence, writings, diaries and scrapbooks. A list of correspondents can be found
in the indexing terms.
Harvey Monroe Hall was born in Illinois on March 29, 1874 and brought up near Riverside, California. An early interest in
nature led him to a career in botany, After graduation from the University of California in 1901, Hall received his Master
of Science degree there in 1902 and Ph.D. in 1906.
Number of containers: 6 boxes and 1 oversize folder
Linear feet: 2.45
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