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Guide to the William Hammond Hall Collection, 1817-1915
1133-1142, 1970  
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Description
Correspondence, business and personal papers, notebooks, scrapbooks.
Background
Hall was born in 1846 and died in 1934. He was a field engineer, draftsman, and hydrographer during the Civil War. His surveys of dunes in San Francisco led to his appointment as city engineer and first superintendent of Golden Gate Park in 1870.
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.