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Agha Shahid Ali Collection

Identifier: yhm-spe-ali
Dates: 1960-2010

Alexander Woollcott Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-158
Content Description

Personal correspondence, biographical material, scripts of radio broadcasts, movie reels, cap and hood, political cartoon hand-drawn and signed by artist: H.M. Talburt; added 7-6-09, copy of Dickens Encyclopaedia given and inscribed to Alexander Woollcott by Jerome Kern, 1924; added 8/21/13: None But a Mule by Barbara Woollcott (niece), Whistler's Room, by Paul Alverdes (printed for Friends of Alexander Woollcott)

Dates: 1861-2006

Amana Kraus Schaeffer Correspondence Collection

Identifier: yhm-spe-com-ama-kra

The collection consists of correspondence between Lucille Frieda (Schaefer) Kraus and Elmer Charles Kraus dating 1942-1959. Both were members of the Amana Society.

Dates: 1942-1959

Amana Society Records

Identifier: yhm-spe-com-ama
Scope and Contents

The Amana Society Records contain correspondence, testimonies, account books, receipts, administrative documents, and religious texts. Researchers accessing the records will gain insight into a communal society that lived in New York and Iowa.

Dates: 1721-1932

Amy Ashwood Garvey Collection

Identifier: yhm-spe-gar

The Garvey Collection contains ephemera, graphic materials, and publications related to Amy Ashwood Garvey and her former husband Marcus Garvey. Researchers examining the papers will gain insight into the Jamaican political activists Amy and Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association that they founded.

Dates: 1900s

Audio and Visual Recordings Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-101
Content Description assorted audio and visual recordings produced by H.C. including the Winter Carnival, Bobby Peru, athletic events (1960s), fundraising videos (Life in a Small College), microfilm -- 0000.101.1 Audio -- A Concert by the Hamilton College Choir-3 copies -- Songs of Hamilton-2 copies -- Voices of Hamilton's Past-2 copies -- Hamilton College Choir Christmas Greetings-3 copies -- Little Dorrit Microfilms-4 boxes -- Master Return Records -- Hamilton 371.2 Ham cop. 2 -- Means, Craig Mengel '75-film...
Dates: 1930-

B.F. Skinner Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-005

The B.F. Skinner Papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, course work, and biographical material related to B.F. Skinner, class of 1926. Researchers examining the B.F. Skinner Collection will gain insight into a reknowned 20th century American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher.

Dates: 1926-1936

Bishop Hill Colony Records

Identifier: yhm-spe-com-bis
Scope and Contents

The Bishop Hill Collection contains accounts, citizenship papers,a letter of gurdianship,a ledger statement, letters of administration, letters of correspondence, a warrantee deed, receipts, quit claim deeds, a loan agreement, a summons, meeting minutes, an invitation, bills, and three Western Reserve Exchange Currency bills. Researchers accessing the collection will gain insight into a communal society that lived in Illinois.

Dates: 1853-1886

Blue Books of Nevis

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-4
Abstract Taxes, Duties, and others Sources of Revenue; Fees; Revenue and Expenditure; Comparative Yearly Statements of Revenue and Expenditure; Local Revenues; Public Debt; Military Expenditure- Militia; Public Works; Legislation-Laws, Proclamation & C.; Political Franchise; Council and Assembly; Civil Establishment; Officers Who Have Given Security for Discharge of Their Duties; Pensions; Abstract of Expenditure for Civil, Judicial, Ecclesiastical Establishments, & C.; Foreign Consuls;...
Dates: 1840-1882

Brownell Family Papers

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-013
Content Description The Brownell Family Papets contain personal and business correspondence regarding business in Costa Rica, letters of Albert E. Brownell to various people, letters of Henry Brownell (Hamilton College class of 1843), and letters of various other members of the Brownell family. It also contains letters and financial documents from Minor Cooper Keith pertaining to his railroad and banana businesses. Researchers examining the papers will gain insight into the development of the railroad and fruit...
Dates: 1846-1972

Bust of Paul Adee Fancher

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-331
Content Description

Bronze bust of Professor Paul Adee Fancher, designed and cast by Sandor Ambrozy, Budapest, Hungary, 1938. Fancher (d. 1964) taught English and directed the College Choir.

Dates: 1938

Catalog Index Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-2022-028

Index to the Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Hamilton College published in the 19th century. Contents are arranged in alphabetical order by names and subjects.

Dates: 1828 -

Catherine Frazer Papers

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-084

The Catherine Frazer Papers contain correspondence, memorandums, notes, and other printed material about the education program and Judiciary Board at Kirkland College primarily in the years of 1976-77.

Dates: 1969-1977

Cemetery Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-9

Burial records from cemeteries around Nevis including the Jewish cemetery and various churches. It also contains a copy of "Grave stone Survey of St. Kitts and Nevis, 1721-1897" by Christy Frank Winstead, 2008.

Dates: 1988-2008

Census Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-18
Dates: 1871; 1980-1990

Central New York State Manuscript Collection (CNYSMC)

Identifier: yhm-spe-cnysmc
Dates: Modified: Majority of material found within 1774-01-01 - 1973-11-01

Charlatans and H.C. Theater Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-027
Content Description

Programs from theater productions by the Charlatans. -- most programs date to the early 1900s; some spoof playbills date to the mid-1800s. Also materials through 1979, and a history of the Charlatans.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1909-1975

Chester Gillette and Grace Brown Collection

Identifier: yhm-spe-gil
Abstract The Chester Gillette and Grace Brown Collection contains letters, newspaper clippings, court documents, a diary and scrapbook documenting the tragic relationship between Chester Gillette and Grace Brown. Of special note are their love letters, Grace Brown's "goodbye" letter to her farm, Chester Gillette's prison diary, and Grace Brown's autopsy report. Researchers accessing this collection will gain insight into an early 20th century true crime story in the Adirondacks of upstate New...
Dates: 1898-2008

Christian Heinrich Friedrich (C.H.F.) Peters Papers

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-123
Content Description Divided into 5 boxes and 1 oversize folder. First box contains graphs, plates, and charts of specific meteorological events with specific names. Highlights include a thorough study of solar protuberances during the solar eclipse of August 1869 which includes drafts and final color prints of a series of 8 diagram plates; a set of 69 large star-charts from Paris in the late 1800s; correspondence between Peters and various international astronomy experts; Peters' collection of large photographs...
Dates: 1845 - 1890

Church Records (St. Paul, St. Thomas and St. John)

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-20
Dates: 1838-1966

Civil War Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-2023-017
Scope and Contents

Contains personal correspondence, diaries, and biographical information on Civil War soldiers Rush P. Cady, William Walling, Charles S. Hoyt, and Talmon and Henry D. Frost. Of special note are the diaries of Rush Cady and the newspaper Young America he created during the Antebellum period. Researchers will gain insight on Cady and Walling's experiences in the infantry and Hoyt's experiences as a surgeon.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1804-1870; 2010

Coleman Burke Papers

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-053

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a trustee resolution regarding the 1977 merger of Hamilton and Kirkland College.

Dates: 1976-1978

Commencement Ceremony Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-2021-005
Dates: 1975-present

Darling-Ibbotson Papers

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-019
Abstract The Darling/Ibbotsen Papers contain personal correspondence primarily between Anne Frances Darling Ibbotsen, Thomas Darling Sr., and Henry Ibbotsen, among other members of the Darling family. The contents of letters consist of general family discussion regarding the daily lives of the Ibbotsen family. Researchers examining the papers will gain insight into the Ibbotsen family, grandparents of Joseph Darling Ibbotsen Jr. who was an alumni, professor, and librarian of Hamilton College,...
Dates: 1822-1851; undated

David Worcester Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-060
Abstract The David Worcester Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, and papers relating to David Worcester, from 1929-1965. Of note are his thesis and dissertation, his extensive naval research reports from World War II, and the large collection of information relating to his memorial fund. Researchers examining the papers will gain insight into the short but busy life of Worcester, who in his career wrote literature books, conducted scientific research, and manned the helm of Hamilton College...
Dates: 1929-1965

Day Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-001
Content Description Personal correspondence: "The Day Brothers" letters from Hamilton to family in California. Handwritten manuscript; letters addressed to various family members: Father, Thomas Franklin Day (Gray Professor of Hebrew Exegesis and Old Testament Literature at San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, California); Mother, Ada Kingsbury Day; Grandfather, Ira S. Kingsbury of Monticello, Indiana; Auntie, Miss Clara Pierce of Londonderry, Vermont; brother Edward (Ned); sister Isabella (Sis);...
Dates: 1900-1970

Dean of the Faculty Records (Winton Tolles)

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-119
Content Description

Official records of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, 1940s and 1950s, the early years of Winton Tolles, class of 1928, time as dean.

Dates: 1931-1953

Ettore Rella Papers

Identifier: yhm-spe-rel
Dates: 1932-2018

Ezra Pound Collection

Identifier: yhm-spe-pou

The Ezra Pound Collection at Hamilton College contains manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the powerful, if occasionally strained, relationship of six decades between the quixotic writer and his alma mater. The items were collected over the past century by Hamilton College staff, faculty, and alumni who maintain relationships with Ezra Pound and his family members.

Dates: 1900-1970

George W. Bahlke Papers

Identifier: yhm-arc-2022-006
Dates: 1960; September 1, 1962; Undated