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Hamilton College publications, 1871-1875

 Unprocessed
Identifier: yhm-arc-2019-021

Content Description

Hamilton College publications, some associated with Ray Barton Pomeroy, class of 1875: Catalogue 1871-2, cover inscription "Pomeroy 75" and "Hamilton Class of 75" in 3-D block capitals (back cover includes script naming R.B. Pomeroy, Clarence Craig M.D., D.L. Ford, Hank Lienhart, Daisy (several times, in extra curly letters), and the words Medical Student -- only Pomeroy appears to have been a Hamilton student); Hamilton Literary Monthly for February, 1873, with back cover inscription "J.M. Palmer" (James M. Palmer, class of 1874) -- enclosure: small calling card (smaller than a carte de visite) with photo of man in top hat, of Archie White of Duprez & Benedict's Minstrels (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duprez_%26_Benedict%27s_Minstrels); Songs and Toasts, Class of '75 Junior Exhibition Supper (R.B. Pomeroy was on the organizing committee), including poems in English, Latin, and Greek, with gilt-edged pages; Hamiltonian (yearbook) of the Class of Seventy-Five (on p. 43, about the Base Ball team, Pomeroy's name is penciled in as 3rd Base, replacing Brown '75); Catalogue 1875-6.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Donated by Gary Vensel, class of 1973

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1871 - 1875

Extent

.2 Linear Feet (1 folder)