Manuscript Collection

William Woodward Hall Memoir - Accession 1556 M760 (817)

Title

William Woodward Hall Memoir - Accession 1556 M760 (817)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1556 - M760 (817)

Inclusive Dates

1997

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

63 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a self-published memoir titled, A Far Cry by William Woodard Hall (1920-2013) in 1997 and autographed by the author in 1998. The memoir details the author’s experiences being raised in Fairfield County, SC, life during the Great Depression, moving to York, SC, his service during World War II in India, operating a floor and wall covering business he opened after the war, his tenure as director of the Bank of York, his work with his church (First Presbyterian Church of York), and his work with the York Rotary Club. He relates all the stories he heard and could remember from when he grew up and then his family life and experiences as native South Carolinian. His memoirs were edited by his son, Dr. William Woodward Hall, Jr.

Provenance

The William Woodward Hall Memoir was donated by William Woodward Hall, Sr. to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections on August 17, 2016.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

William Woodward Hall Memoir - Accession 1556 M760 (817)

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