Collection RC0824 - Hamilton (Ont.) history collection

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Hamilton (Ont.) history collection

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  • 1934-1983 (Creation)

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1.3 m of textual records

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The Hamilton history collection consists of essays written about Hamilton by McMaster students for Professor John Weaver of the McMaster University History Department and numbered file folders containing news clippings about Hamilton.

Additionally, it lists some material available in the Marjorie Freeman Campbell and Mabel Burkholder collections, which are related to the material here.

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The essays were written for Prof. John Weaver between 1976 and 1983 and were donated by him.


The collection is divided into the following sections:
Articles - General
Biographical Articles
Highland Society
Watering Cart
Social and Political Organizations
Real Estate Board

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There are a number of separate fonds and collections which are related to the history of Hamilton, Ontario. Please select the "Hamilton, Ont - Local History" subject area to browse.

In addition to these holdings, researchers should consult the <a href="">Local History Department at the Hamilton Public Library</a> where the majority of Hamilton items are housed.


No further accruals are expected.

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