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Claude Tipp Hall Papers, 1934-1972

Manuscript Collection #227

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Title: Claude Tipp Hall Papers
Creator: Hall, Claude Tipp, 1895-1972
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1934-1972) consisting of clippings, a statement, foreign projects, tobacco tax hearings, a political message.
Extent: 0.11 Cubic feet, 24 items , copies, consisting of clippings, a statement, a political message, and tobacco tax hearing.

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Accessions Information

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

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

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

Preferred Citation

Claude Tipp Hall Papers (#227), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Loaned by Mrs. Claude T. Hall

Processing Information

  • Processed by L. Harris, January 1987

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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