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Guide to the William Hammond Hall Collection, 1817-1915
1133-1142, 1970  
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Correspondence, business and personal papers, notebooks, scrapbooks.
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.
Please credit California State Library.