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Frederick Garrison Hall papers, 1862-1972

Hall, Frederick Garrison, 1879-1946

Painter, Etcher


Collection Information

Size: 286 Items, (microfilmed on 2 reels)

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; telegrams; sketchbooks; books; art reproductions; exhibition material; and clippings.
REEL 1027: Photographs of Hall's paintings, of Hall, one of an unidentified dinner; and an album containing photographs of Hall's residence in Gloucester, Massachusetts, taken in 1908.
REEL 1032: Correspondence from friends admiring Hall's work, notifying him of awards won, of his election to art-related societies, and from admirers of his paintings and bookplates; 2 telegrams from Harpo Marx; exhibition material; awards and membership certificates; sketches and 2 sketchbooks one containing diary entries; 2 books illustrated by Hall; reproductions of his work; an etching; clippings and printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, etcher; Boston and Gloucester, Mass.


Lent for microfilming 1975 by Elton W. Hall, grand-nephew of Hall and Boston Public Library via Elton Hall.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reels 1027 (fr. 478-557) & 1032 (fr. 806-1076): Originals returned to Elton W. Hall after microfilming.
  • Reels 1027 (fr. 787-805) & 1032 (fr. 1077-1227): Originals returned to the Boston Public Library after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1027 and 1032 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Frederick Garrison Hall papers, 1862-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.