Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs in a variety of formats depicting Hamilton and Kirkland College students, faculty, buildings, activities, athletics, and alumni from the 19th century to the present. Researchers accessing this collection will gain insight into a visual history of Hamilton and Kirkland College.
Dates: 1850-2020; Majority of material found in 1890-1990
Found in: Hamilton College Archives / Photograph Collection
Time Capsule Collection
Content Description This collection is comprised of a number of time capsules: nine from the 19th century, buried by different graduating classes, and one from the 21st century, created at the College's bicentennial in 2012. In the late 19th century, it was customary for graduating classes at Hamilton College to plant a tree and commission a stone carved with the year of their graduation. After commencement, the students would bury a box beneath the stone containing newspapers, magazines, and other memorabilia...
Dates: 1865-1890; 2012
Found in: Hamilton College Archives / Time Capsule Collection