Thomas D. Burall papers
- circa 1865-1872
- Burrall , Thomas D. (Person)
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Thomas Davies Burrall was born in Connecticut on 2 June 1786 to Jonathan and Charlotte (Davies) Burrall. He attended Yale College and graduated in 1803. He moved to Poughkeepsie, New York, shortly after and began practicing law before he relocated to Geneva, New York. Due to health concerns, he gave up his practice and purchased a nearby farm. He spent much of his time on the improvement and/or creation of agricultural tools. He gained patents for some of these.
Burrall was one of the original trustees of Hobart College, serving on the Board of Trustees until his death in 1872.
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Small Collections Box / Archives Storage / Range 21A / Section 6
These papers were given to the College by Halley J. Burrall after the death of his father, Charles S. Burrall, in 1930.
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- Geneva Academy (N.Y.)
- Geneva College (N.Y.)
- Hobart College
- Thomas D. Burrall papers: A Finding Aid
- Tricia McEldowney, Archivist
- December 2018
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Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva New York 14456 U.S.A. US (United States)