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Hale, Richard Walden, 1906-1976



  • Existence: 1909 - 1976

Richard Walden Hall was born on August 5, 1909 in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard University with a BA in 1930 and a PhD. in 1937. He also held a degree from Cambridge University in England. He taught at Antioch College (1932-1933) and Princeton University (1935-1940) before joining the staff of the Newberry Library in Chicago (1941-1943). He became the head of the history department at Roxbury Latin School in Boston in 1943 and lecturer at Wellesley College in 1948. In 1961, Hale became the archivist of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He died in 1976.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Democratic France: The Third Republic from Sedan to Vichy" typescript

Identifier: MS-290
Overview "Democratic France: The Third Republic from Sedan to Vichy." The collection contains the typescript by Richard Walden Hale with handwritten corrections and printer's notations, published in 1941.