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Hamilton history collection, M2046

 Collection
Identifier: M2046

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs, printed ephemera, correspondence, manuscripts, and legal documents, related to the history of Hamilton, New York, collected and compiled by the Colgate University Libraries.

Original folder numbering has been retained throughout the collection even in cases where misnumbering occurred at the time of original processing or materials were discovered to be missing during later inventories. As a result, missing folder numbers may be encountered.

Dates

  • 1800-1990

Historical note

The Village of Hamilton, New York, is located in the Chenango Valley of Central New York. It was initially inhabited by members of the Iroquois League, and later settled by Samuel Payne in 1794. It has been the home of Colgate University and its predecessor institutions since 1819.

Extent

3.6 Cubic Feet (11 upright document boxes)

Title
Guide to the Hamilton history collection
Status
Completed
Author
Lora J. Davis, Adrielle Jefferson, and Melissa Hubbard
Date
September 9, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

Contact:
Case Library
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton 13346 United States US
315-228-6175
315-228-7934 (Fax)