Hall, Arthur B., 1881-1972. Arthur B. Hall papers, 1895-1947.

Hall, Arthur B., 1881-1972. Arthur B. Hall papers, 1895-1947.

Correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other papers of Arthur B. Hall, Chicago real estate and office building manager (Hall's own offices were at 407 S. Dearborn) and of his predecessor, Thomas A. Hall, chiefly concerning financial and tax aspects of properties managed by Hall's firm; also includes records of Mortgage and Real Estate Corporation (Chicago), which Hall served as a director, including sales reports, 1941-1945, and directors' minutes, 1939-1942; and records of Stevens Hotel Corporation, for which Hall was one of the two trustees, including audit reports, 1935-1943, and directors' minutes, 1930s-1940s. Topics include legal action against the City of Chicago for alleged damage caused to the American Bond and Mortgage Building (125-133 N. Dearborn) during the construction of the State Street subway in 1940, and income from building leases managed by Hall and a predecessor firm, 6 v., 1895-1926.

Institution: Chicago History Museum
Size (lin ft.): 16.5
Miscellaneous: A CHM manuscript collection.