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Hamilton family papers, 1768-1930

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0546
Bib ID 4079745 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hamilton family
Title Hamilton family papers, 1768-1930
Physical Description 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/21_HAM-HARPER_04.pdf
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged chronologically.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, memoranda, receipts, certificates, financial and legal documents, envelopes, clippings, pamphlets, and other printed materials dealing with social and family relationships, the sons' education, professions, and military careers, the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, real estate and financial matters, and with the deaths and bequests of various family members. Among the cataloged correspondents are: Alexander Hamilton, John Church Hamilton, Gen. Schuyler Hamilton, Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll, Charles Augustus Peabody, Gen. J. Fred Pierson, Gen. Winfield Scott, Martin Van Buren, and a manuscript by George Washington.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Hamilton Family Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Marie H.M. Barrett, 1988 & 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Barrett, Marie H.M. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--02/13/88. Accession number--M-88-02-13.

Papers: Source of acquisition--Barrett, Marie H.M. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--10/09/91. Accession number--M-91-10-09.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed HR 04/--/88.

Papers Processed HR 10/25/91.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Auction catalogs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Certificates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invitations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorandums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Military commissions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Programs (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prospectuses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Receipts (financial records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Biographers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cabinet officers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Generals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hamilton, John C (John Church), 1792-1882 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hamilton, Schuyler, 1822-1903 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ingersoll, Ralph Isaacs, 1789-1872 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mexican War, 1846-1848 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peabody, C. A (Charles Augustus), 1814-1901 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pierson, J. Fred (John Fred), 1839-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Property -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soldiers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen's families Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Washington, George, 1732-1799 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Hamilton, 1757-1804, American Revolutionary leader and the first Secretary of the Treasury, 1789-1795, and his descendants, primarily his son and biographer John Church Hamilton, 1792-1882, his children, and Mrs J.C. Hamilton's family, the Van den Heuvel family of New York City.