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Abraham Lincoln Ephemera Collection of Dorothy P. Hall

Abraham Lincoln Ephemera Collection of Dorothy P. Hall

Collection Number: 
156
Collection Length: 
2.00ft
Period: 
1800 to 1991
Finding Aid: 

Dorothy Hall, a retired New York Telephone Employee, was an avid collector of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Featured in the Watertown Daily Times, Hall recounted her love of building her collection with her husband Kenneth Hall. Mr. Hall died in 1972 and Mrs. Hall continued her journey of collecting Lincoln and Civil War related ephemera, dedicating and entire room in her Copenhagen, NY home to Lincoln. Dorothy passed away in 1992 leaving her books and collectables relating to Abraham Lincoln to St Lawrence University.