Suesella “Ella” Hall-Neal, 1873-1959 [RG1060.AM]


RG1060.AM:  Suesella “Ella” Hall-Neal, 1873-1959

Papers:  1873-1959, mostly 1920s

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Poet

Size:  One folder


Born in Indiana on September 13, 1873, Suesella “Ella” Hall came to Nebraska with her parents, John Glasgow Hall and Lucy Annette (Neal) Hall. Ella attended Bennett Academy in Bennett, Nebraska, and then went on to the University of Nebraska. Around 1898 or 1899 she married Ira Jasper Hunt, Jr. Sometime between 1920 and 1930 they were divorced. Ella died on January 25, 1959 and is buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Nebraska.


This collection consists of miscellaneous items relating to Suesella “Ella” Hall-Neal of Lincoln, Nebraska. Included are letters from Della Hall from the early 1900s and 1922 describing family news; two letters from Who’s Who in Nebraska from 1941 and 1942 concerning Hall-Neal’s inclusion in the book; programs and forms concerning her education at Bennett Academy (Bennett, Nebraska) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; and court papers from 1933 seeking an appointment of Silas N. Hall as guardian of Ella Hall-Neal. Also included are rough drafts of poetry written by Hall-Neal.


Subject headings:

Banner County (Nebraska)

Bennett Academy (Bennett, Nebraska)

Gary (Nebraska)

Hall family

Hall, Lucy

Hall, Mary Della F.

Hall, Silas N., 1880-1962

Hall-Neal, Suesella “Ella,” 1873-1959

Hunt family

Hunt, Ira Jasper, 1871-1962

Lancaster County (Nebraska)

Lincoln (Nebraska)


Scofield, Susan

Sherman, L.A.

University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Women poets


Revised TMM          10-05-2009; 02-03-2017

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