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William Jefferson Hamilton Daybook and Memoirs

Identifier: MS H21

Scope and Content Note

Material pertaining to the life of William J. Hamilton, Arkansas student, teacher, lawyer, and merchant, especially to his years as a student at Arkansas Industrial University, 1889-1894. The memoirs also relate, in part, to the history of Hartford, Arkansas, to Hamilton's daughter, Nell Lucille Hamilton Trotter, and to other members of the Hamilton-Gryder-York-Dean-Trotter families.


  • 1889-1894
  • 1945
  • 1972


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Access restrictions apply: Original is restricted from access. User copy is provided for use.

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).


.01 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

Arrangement of the Papers

The day book is first in arrangement followed by Hamilton's memoirs and lastly the journal of Nell H. Trotter.

Acquisition Information

The William Jefferson Hamilton Daybook and Memoirs were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 1965 and 1973 by Mrs. Nell H. Trotter of Atlanta, Georgia and Daytona Beach, Florida.

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William Jefferson Hamilton Daybook and Memoirs
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444