Bolton Hall papers ca. 1891-1938

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Bolton Hall papers, ca. 1891-1938

Bolton Hall papers ca. 1891-1938

Bolton Hall (1854-1938) was an American lawyer and author. He prepared the expurgated text of the King James version of the Bible (called The Living Bible) in addition to writing and speaking on topics such as social reform and political economy. He was a founder of the Longshoremen's Union and the New York Tax Reform Association, was a disciple of Henry George, and an advocate of the single tax and model tenement housing. Collection contains Hall's writings, correspondence, personal papers, and scrapbooks. Papers consist primarily of his writings, both fiction and non-fiction, on various subjects and include typescripts, galley proofs, articles, and speeches. Also, correspondence, 1895-1938, writings of others, miscellaneous personal papers, and Hall's scrapbooks.

9 linear feet (21 boxes and 3 v.)

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