Inventory of the John R. Hall Papers D-603

Liz Phillips
University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
1st Floor, Shields Library, University of California
100 North West Quad
Davis, CA 95616-5292

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
Title: John R. Hall Papers
Creator: Hall, John R.
Identifier/Call Number: D-603
Physical Description: 3.5 linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1966-2004
Abstract: The John R. Hall Papers include published articles, unpublished conference and other papers, subject files, department memos, correspondence, event flyers, and a small set of published materials relating to intentional communities.
Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.


John R. Hall served as Professor of Sociology at UC Davis from 1989 to 2015, when he became a Professor Emeritus. Professor Hall's research interests include the theory and methodology of sociology, comparative/historical sociology, and the sociology of culture and religion.
Source: John R. Hall faculty website: Accessed 3 October 2016.

Scope and Contents

The John R. Hall Papers include published articles, unpublished conference and other papers, subject files, department memos, correspondence, event flyers, and a small set of published materials relating to intentional communities.


Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Liz Phillips processed this collection and created and encoded the finding aid with the help of student assistant Fiona Sun.


Gift of John R. Hall, 2016.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John R. Hall Papers, D-603, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Collective settlements
Hall, John R. -- Archives
University of California, Davis. Department of Sociology -- Archives
University of California, Davis -- Faculty -- Archives


Box 1

box 1:1

Hall, John R., Jonestown/People's Temple Book, Reviews/letters 1987

box 1:2

Hall, John R., People's Temple/Jonestown Book, Correspondence, misc. materials undated

box 1:3

John R. Hall, Comments on "Developing Societies" 1983

box 1:4

Hall, John R., Feudalism and Capitalism, Unpublished paper 1986

box 1:5

Hall, John R., Civil/Liberal Religion, Unpublished conference paper 1982

box 1:6

Hall, John R. + Riddle, Richard A., "Towards a Sociology of Religious Migration", Unpublished ms. 1981

box 1:7

John R. Hall + Paul Pascon, Capitalism/Morrocco Project, Correspondence undated

box 1:8

John R. Hall, Kenya, Misc. field notes etc. 1980-1981

box 1:9

John R. Hall, "The Apocalypse at Jonestown", Early drafts and notes 1979

box 1:10

John R. Hall, The Ways Out, Reviews 1978

box 1:11

John R. Hall, Marx and the Communards 1978

box 1:12

John R. Hall, Perspectives on Time in Communal Groups, Conference papers 1977

box 1:13

John R. Hall, "Alfred Schutz, his critics and applied phenomenology", Editorial correspondences before publication undated

box 1:14

John R. Hall, "Time and Utopia: typology of countercultural carrier groups," Unpublished ms. 1977

box 1:15

John R. Hall, "Time, The Established Order and Social Change", Unpublished ms. 1975

box 1:16

Hall, John R., Labor Supply + Wages, Yakima Valley (LWA) Asparagus, Unpublished white paper 1972

box 1:17

John R. Hall, University of Washington-Sociology Graduate Program, Misc. papers undated

box 1:18

John R. Hall, Farm Labor Research, Abt Associates/PRAG undated

box 1:19

John R. Hall, Abt Associates, Cambridge MA undated

box 1:20

John R. Hall, Psychiatric Ward Study, Yale college honors thesis 1968

box 1:21

John R. Hall, Misc. college papers undated

box 1:22-23

Correspondence undated

box 1:24

Center for History, Society, and Culture undated

box 1:25

UCD Sociology Grad Program undated

box 1:26

UCD Sociology-Central 7/2000- 2000

box 1:27-28

UCD Sociology-Central-7/1989-6/2000 1989-2000


Box 2

box 2:1

Hall, John R., Journal Publication, Offprints, selected undated

box 2:2

Hall, John R., Cultures of Inquiry, Substantive correspondence and notes undated

box 2:3

Hall, John R., Author/Critics Jeff Alexander, Presentation + email undated

box 2:4

ESRC Workshop 3 Civil Society 1999

box 2:5

Classes/Knowledge, ASA 1998

box 2:6

Hall, John R., Reworking Class, Editorial reviews undated

box 2:7

Hall, John R., Intro. Reworking Class, Substantive correspondence undated

box 2:8

Hall, John R., ASA Historical Sociology Section, Newsletter editor. undated

box 2:9

Hall, John R., Comments on Jay+Jacoby, Unpublished comments 1995

box 2:10

Hall, John R., ASA Theory Section, Interview 1995

box 2:11

Hall, John R., Princeton University Presentation, Presentation draft 1995

box 2:12

Hall, John R., Theory+Cultural Studies, Presentation draft 1994

box 2:13

Hall, John R., "Up From Postmodernism" ASA, Paper draft for book, letters 1994

box 2:14

Hall, John R., Reworking Class ISA Section, Edited book w/ papers 1994

box 2:15-16

Hall, John R.+ Philip D. Schuyler, Solar Temple, Correspondence 1994

box 2:17

Hall, John R., Branch Davidians ("Waco"), Correspondence and notes undated

box 2:18

Black, Fred + Hall, John R., California Tax/Policy, Unpublished white paper 1992

box 2:19

Hall, John R., Capital(s) of Culture, Letters and notes 1992

box 2:20

Hall, John R., Where History and Sociology Meet, Letters and notes 1992

box 2:21

Hall, John R., Parsons + Simmel ASA Paper, Revision incorporated Cultures of Inquiry 1992

box 2:22

Hall, John R., The Spectacle of Performance, Unpublished paper 1992

box 2:23

Hall, John R., Explanation, History, ASA Paper-Cultures of Inquiry book 1992

box 2:24

Hall, John R., Originality in Social Science History Session Comments, Paper+letters undated

box 2:25

Hall, John R., Effects vs. Reception, Audience, Midwest Sociological Society Nations Paper (unpublished) 1991

box 2:26

Hall, John R., "A Case for the Case Study" Editorial Review, Review + letters 1990

box 2:27

Hall, John R., "Epistemology + Sociohistorical Inquiry", Letters 1990

box 2:28

Hall, John R., The Patrimonial Dynamic in Colonial Brazil, Notes and letters 1991

box 2:29

Hall, John R., Epistemology in the Post-Modern Shadows of Discourse, Conf. paper 1989

box 2:30

Hall, John R., Symbolic Interaction, History, Culture, Letters 1987

box 2:31

Hall, John R., Max Webber and Rational Choice Theory on Religion, Unpublished paper 1989

box 2:32

Hall, John R., Sociology/History, Precursor of Cultures of Inquiry 1988

box 2:33

Hall, John R., "Soc. Org. Pathways of Commitment", Research materials 1988

box 2:34

IRE Jonestown Retro 1988

box 2:35

Hall, John R., Discussion of Michael Mann's The Sources of Social Power, Draft presentation 1987

box 2:36

John R. Hall, Webber, Parsons, Epistemology, Correspondence + reviews undated

box 2:37

John R. Hall, "Brazil + The World System", Drafts + correspondence ~1980s

box 2:38

Paul Pascon, La Maison D'Iligh undated

box 2:39

ABT Associates, A Procedure for Force Structure Effectiveness Evaluation (Miller, P.S., Abt, C.C.) 1966

box 2:40

Y2k Paranoia: Extremists Confront the Millennium undated

box 2:41

Rev Ewing undated

box 2:42

Pajneesh/Rajneeshpuram undated

box 2:43

Lihg Buead Co., Interviews undated

box 2:44

Communes-Chips undated

box 2:45

Communities Project undated


Box 3

box 3:1

John R. Hall, Addendum to Communal Groups undated

box 3:2

S.L.A., Clipping files undated

box 3:3

Communities undated

box 3:4

Leaves of Twin Oaks undated

box 3:5

Utopian Eyes-A Journal if Utopian Thought 1975

box 3:6

Liberation 1975

box 3:7

The Patty Hearst 1974

box 3:8

Krishna, The Reservoir of Pleasure and Other Essays 1970

box 3:9

The Modern Utopian undated

box 3:10

Communities-Journal of Cooperative Living undated

box 3:11

Lifestyle! - A Magazine of Alternatives undated

box 3:12

Easy Journey-The Other Planets undated

box 3:13

Pattania Trial Clips undated

box 3:14

New Uvindabim (cassette tape) 1973


Box 4

box 4:1-2

Center for History, Society, and Culture Event Flyers and Posters 1995-2004

box 4:3

"American Avatar" undated