Manuscript Collections - Muriel Welles Hall Papers

Oct 18, 2021

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MURIEL WELLES HALL PAPERS, 1958-1973
1 linear foot, 10 linear inches (4 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Muriel Welles Hall was born on November 27, 1921 and died on July 13, 2004. She wrote for Time Life.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The papers contain photographs used to illustrate a series of articles on the lives of American presidents and drafts of several LIFE articles. Photographs are arranged chronologically by president. Articles are arranged alphabetically by title.
      

FOLDER LIST

Box      Contents

  1. Photographs of American Presidents

                     Washington through Roosevelt, Theodore (24 folders)

2                   Taft through Truman (8 folders)

3                   Eisenhower through Nixon (11 folders)

4          LIFE Articles
                     Famous Restaurant, 1958
                     One Week’s Dead in Viet Nam, 1969 (5 folders)
                     Special Issue on Israel, 1973 (3 folders or research materials)