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Everett Hamilton diary

 Collection — Folder: S0574
Identifier: S0574
This collection contains Everett Hamilton's 1863 pocket diary. The diary entries include notes about his daily activities while attending North Western Christian University in Indianapolis, church attendance, letters sent and received, and expenses paid out. There is also entries during his brief time in the army before his discharge for illness. The collection also includes an undated news clipping from the Indianapolis News that describes Hamilton's diary and how it was found by children playing on East Washington Street in Indianapolis.

Dates

  • 1863

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Biographical Note

Everett Hamilton was born October 16, 1841 in Decatur County, Indiana to Cyrus and Mary Hamilton. He attended North Western Christian University (now Butler University) for one and one-half years. He was a successful farmer and stockman and was active in the Presbyterian church. He passed away at the age of 89 on October 1, 1930.

Sources:

Information found within Collection.

Harding, Lewis A. History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Indianapolis, IN: B.F. Bowen & Company, 1915.

"Last of Family of Hamilton Passes Away." The Greensburg Daily News(IN), October 1, 1930.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. J.S. Simms on 1938/07/29.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/11/10 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/11/10 by Laura Eliason.
Title
Everett Hamilton diary
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
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