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Lizzie Chambers Hall papers, 1897-1938.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Hall, Lizzie Chambers.
Collection number: 4145
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Abstract: Lizzie Chambers Hall was the wife of W. T. Hall, pastor of Baptist churches in Danville, Va., 1897-1907, and Roxborough, Pa., 1913- 1928. The Halls were African-Americans. A scrapbook, compiled by Lizzie Chambers Hall, of religious tracts and broadsides, memorabilia, printed and manuscript poems and prayers, and clippings; and scattered family correspondence, 1925-1938 and undated.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: This collection consists primarily of a scrapbook compiled by Hall, the wife of Dr. W. T. Hall, pastor of High Street African American Baptist Church in Danville, Virginia (1897-1904); vice- president of the Virginia Baptist State Convention (1908); and pastor of the Galilee Baptist Church, Roxboro, Pennsylvania (1913- 1928). The volume includes religious materials, memorabilia, poems and prayers, photographs, and family correspondence.