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Hal W. Trovillion photograph collection

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Hal W. Trovillion photograph collection, 1920-1945 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

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ID: 2/1/PH 13

Primary Creator: Trovillion, Hal (1879-1967)

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Forms of Material: Allyn, Robert, 1817-1894 - Photographs, Giant City State Park (Ill.) - Photographs, Herrin (Ill.) - Photographs, Illinois - Photographs, Illinois State Public Utilities Commission. - Photographs, Photographs, Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963. - Photographs, Trovillion, Hal W., 1879-1967. - Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is comprised of photographs of Herrin newspaper owner Hal Trovillion and his friends and family, in various locations in Illinois and abroad. Other photographs picture Herrin, IL, the Illinois State Public Utilities Commission, Giant City State Park, Panamanian Indians, a French church, Thatchcot (their home), John C. Powys, Robert Allyn, and others.

Biographical Note

Hal W. Trovillion was a publisher who operated local newspapers and a private press known as Trovillion Private Press in Herrin, Illinois. In 1904, after Hal left Indiana University, he moved to Herrin and took over two local newspapers, The Herrin Daily Journal and the Egyptian Republican. In 1908 he started a private press publication. Works were typically published in editions of a few hundred copies, on fine hand made European papers, with titles printed in gilt or on paper title cards. Usually every copy was numbered, and hand signed by both of the Trovillions. The books were almost all short, under 100 pages and often under 50 pages. Trovillion died in 1967.

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material form this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Related Materials:

Trovillion Private Press MSS 136

Hal W. Trovillion, Vertical File Manuscript 1577

Preferred Citation: [Item], Hal Trovillion photograph collection, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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