Guide to the James W. Hamilton Family Papers


Title:
James W. Hamilton Family Papers
Repository:
Miami University
Phone: 513-529-6720
http://archives.lib.muohio.edu/
Creator:
Hamilton, James W
Dates:
1830-1881
Quantity:
3 linear feet
Abstract:
The James W. Hamilton Family Papers consist primarily of correspondence sent or received by James W. Hamilton (1811-1879) his wife, Climena E. Hamilton (nee Allen), and their family, several of whom were involved in the practice of medicine, local politics and educational pursuits in both Ohio and Illinois. James W. Hamilton, Climena E. Hamilton, William R. Hamilton, Richard Hamilton, Levina Hamilton, Celia A. Hamilton, James W. Hamilton (II), Fremont C. Hamilton, Victor H. Hamilton, Florence Hamilton, Asaph Allen, W.I. Allen, and the business associates of James W. Hamilton are just some of the correspondents included in the collection. In addition to the correspondence of the Hamilton family, this collection also includes Dr. James W. Hamilton's Daily Record book containing records of his medical appointments from 1831-1844 and numerous documents related to Hamilton's time in the Ohio state legislature. Several catalogues from his children's school years are also included.
Identification:
Mss. Coll. Hamilton
Language:
The records are in English