Claude Tipp Hall Papers

Manuscript Collection #227
Hall, Claude Tipp, 1895-1972
Physical description
0.11 Cubic Feet, 24 items , copies, consisting of clippings, a statement, a political message, and tobacco tax hearing.
Preferred Citation
Claude Tipp Hall Papers (#227), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Papers (1934-1972) consisting of clippings, a statement, foreign projects, tobacco tax hearings, a political message.

Biographical/historical information

Claude Tipp Hall (1895-1972), a native of Person County, N.C., participated actively in the development of many farm programs. He is best known for his activities in the credit field and the fluecured tobacco program in N.C. Hall attended the University of North Carolina and Wake Forest College for one year each.

He began his political activities on behalf of the tobacco farmers in 1922. Among many other activities he was president of the Person County Farm Bureau, member of the County Board of Education, chairman of the Person Production and Marketing Administration Committee (later to become ASCS), and member of the State Grange Tobacco Committee.

Scope and arrangement

The collection contains clippings about Hall's objectives and involvement in the tobacco industry. Other clippings pertain to issues in which Hall participated, such as foreign market development projects, protests about tobacco taxes, and a conference of Farm Credit directors.

Also included are hearings on tobacco taxes for the Seventy-third Congress, second session (March 27, 1934), a personal statement by Hall as a member of the N.C. Grange Tobacco Committee, and a campaign statement in support of the election of Robert W. Scott for governor.

Administrative information
Custodial History

May 17, 1973, 24 items; Copies; Tobacco tax hearings (1934), statement, and clippings. Loaned for copying by Mrs. Claude T. Hall, Roxboro, N.C.

Source of acquisition

Loaned by Mrs. Claude T. Hall

Processing information

Processed by L. Harris, January 1987

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Personal Names
Hall, Claude Tipp, 1895-1972
Scott, Robert Walter, 1929-2009
Corporate Names
North Carolina State Grange
Agriculture--North Carolina--Person County
Tobacco industry--North Carolina--History--19th century
Tobacco--Taxation--North Carolina