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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 Manuscripts Collection

Identifier: yhm-spe-com-ama
Dates: Majority of material found within 1721 - 1932

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-

Azuba Spear Papers

Identifier: yhm-spe-asp

The diary of Azuba Spear tells of two years her life with special emphasis placed on her religious culture. Spear and her family were methodists, and she both describes and reflects on their practices. On multiple occasions she writes about the deaths of girls about her own age, one of whom was her own sister.

Dates: circa 1823 - 1825

B.F. Skinner Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-005
Content Description Assorted memorabilia and other material related to B.F. Skinner, class of 1926. Of special interest are a letter from Robert Frost received by B.F. Skinner; letters to Arthur Percy Saunders while Skinner was a graduate student at Harvard and afterwards (from A.P. Saunders Papers); memorabilia collected by college. Organized into three series: (1A-E) Memorabilia, Articles About, and Publications of B.F. Skinner; (2) Letter to B.F. Skinner from Robert Frost; (3) Letters to B.F. Skinner from...
Dates: 1926-1936

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

Personal and business correspondence regarding business in Costa Rica, letters of A.E. Brownell to various people, letters of Henry Brownell (Hamilton College class of 1843), and letters of various other members of the Brownell family; letters and financial documents from Minor Cooper Keith pertaining to his railroad and banana businesses. (See also Albert Brownell Photograph Album at

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 -

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

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

Commencement Ceremony Collection

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

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

George W. Bahlke Papers

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

Gilbert Reid Papers

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-007
Content Description 7 boxes of diaries, lectures, articles, clippings, correspondence, and publications by or related to Gilbert Reid. Professional correspondence of the International Institute of China and other material related to that institution and to Gilbert Reid, its director; newspaper clippings and journals. Includes professional correspondence of the I.I.C. to philanthropists (e.g. Carnegie and Rockefeller) and missionary organizations in the U.S. as well as other nations regarding support of the...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1894-1932; 1974

Gillette Papers

Identifier: yhm-spe-gil
Dates: 1898-2008

Government Estimates

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-10
Dates: 1946-2014

Hamilton Alumni Review Index Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-2022-018

Catalog cards organized alphabetically by last name indexing the Hamilton Alumni Review (1935 - ). Index is available online here:

Dates: 1935 -

Hamilton College Alumni Association Records

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-037
Content Description

correspondence and papers from the 1930s and early 1940s: publicity, correspondence, historical data, award dinner 1943, etc., misc. papers

Dates: circa 1930-1945

Hamilton College Miscellaneous Files

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-093
Content Description

assorted material related to Hamilton College, all years, organized by subject

Dates: 1800-present

Hamilton Literary Magazine Index Collection

Identifier: yhm-arc-2022-026

Index to the student publication originally known as "Hamilton Literary Monthly" and later "Hamilton LIterary Magazine," which ran from 1866 to 1920. The collection is organized into three series: I. Names; II. Subjects; and III. Relatives. All materials are arranged in alphabetical order by last name or subject.

Dates: 1866 - 1920

Hermann C.G. Brandt Papers

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-335
Content Description

Notes for the German Dictionary originally housed in a wood file cabinet, from Professor of German Hermann C.G. Brandt, Class of 1872. The dictionary was published in 1925: A German-English dictionary, by H. C. G. (Hermann Carl George) Brandt, London, New York etc. G.E. Stechert & Co.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900-1920

Inauguration of John W. Chandler Records

Identifier: yhm-arc-2021-007

Audio tapes and manuscript materials documenting the inauguration of John W. Chandler, the 15th President of Hamilton. College.

Dates: 1968