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James Watson Hamilton diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 045

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.

Dates

  • 1878 January 7 - 1879 September 11

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

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.

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

Processing Information

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.
Title
Guide to the James Watson Hamilton Diary
Status
Complete Description
Author
University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Amanda Steele, and Chasmodai Cassidy
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA