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|Size||6.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3000 items)|
|Abstract||Chiefly correspondence between Hall of Quebec, educational historian, primarily while at Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn., and his colleagues, including former graduate students, his friend and collaborator, Edgar Wallace Knight (1885-1953), educational historian at the University of North Carolina, and his friend J. Isaac Copeland. Letters concern books, articles, and ideas in education; joint editorial work; and Hall's graduate study at the University of North Carolina and his professional plans.|
|Creator||Hall, Clifton L. (Clifton Landon), 1898-1987.|
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Clifton Landon Hall was born 28 October 1898 in Cowansville, Quebec. He received his bachelor's degree, with honors, from Bishop's University, where he majored in French and Latin. He received Master of Arts degrees from McGill University and from Teachers College, Columbia University. In 1949, he received a Ph.D. in the history and philosophy of education from the University of North Carolina.
Hall served as a teacher and administrator in Quebec schools, as an investigator in the Canadian Army during World War II, and as a lecturer at UNC prior to 1949, when he began teaching education at Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee. Beginning in 1956, he spent a year as a visiting professor at the University of Manchester, England. He left Peabody in 1967. He was a visiting professor at Vanderbilt University and then at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, until his retirement in 1969. During his career as an educator, he wrote numerous articles for educational journals.
Hall died in 1987.Back to Top
This collection consists chiefly of correspondence between Hall and his colleagues, including a number of former graduate students at Peabody. Correspondence relates to professional activities as well as to personal concerns.
Hall arranged most of his correspondence alphabetically by correspondent. This arrangement has been retained.
The remainder of the collection consists of copies of Hall's writings, journals and other volumes, and other items.Back to Top
Correspondence of Clifton L. Hall, chiefly with collegues and former graduate students. Correspondence relates to professional activities, publishing, and personal affairs.
This series is arranged alphabetically, chiefly by correspondent. In some cases, correspondence has been grouped together by subject or institution, such as Educational Testing Service.
Drafts of articles, speeches, and other writings by Hall. A guide to Hall's published works appears in the first folder of this series.
Journals and other volumes assembled by Hall. These are chiefly journals in which Hall kept brief notes about the weather, his reading, and his activities.
Notes; genealogical material; a copy of "Clifton L. Hall: Eloquent Essentialist," a 92-page biography of Hall by Jed Arthur Cooper (Alpha Editions, 1988); and other items.
Chiefly photographs of Hall with family members
Processed by: Mark Beasley, July 1987; Roslyn Holdzkom, October 1988
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