Scope and Contents
The diary details James Watson Hamilton's work as a clerk in the law office of S.H. Hazard of Empire City, Oregon and his later partnership with Hazard. Folder also contains a bill from the Alcona Lodge for the year 1890.
- 1878 January 7 - 1879 September 11
- Hamilton, James Watson, 1857-1933 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
James Watson Hamilton (1857-1933) attended Umpqua Academy in Wilbur, Oregon, and Oregon Agricultural College. He was a circuit judge in Roseburg, Oregon and a member of the Board of Regents at the University of Oregon. He worked as a clerk in the law office of S.H. Hazard of Empire City, Oregon. On Feb. 5, 1879 he formed a partnership with Hazard.
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
Language of Materials
James Watson Hamilton was a circuit judge at Roseburg, and a member of the Board of Regents at the University of Oregon. His diary details his work as a clerk in the law office of S.H. Hazard of Empire City,and his later partnership with Hazard. Folder also contains a bill from the Alcona Lodge for the year 1890.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the James Watson Hamilton Diary
- Complete Description
- University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Amanda Steele, and Chasmodai Cassidy
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.