Fonds RBSC-ARC-1229 - Robert Hamilton fonds

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Robert Hamilton fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1229

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  • 1883-1885 (Creation)
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    Hamilton, Robert M.

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1.5 cm of textual records

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Robert Morris (Bert) Hamilton in 1961 was appointed as a professor at the newly formed UBC School of Library Science and Information Studies and was later appointed by the UBC Library as a Assistant University Librarian until his retirement in 1971. Hamilton passed away in June 2010.

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The fonds consists of one volume of manuscript essays dated 1883 to 1885. Included are "Historical Sketch of Paris by Abbey", "The True Character and Function of the Fine Arts", "The Religions of the Earth: 'Islam'", "Democratic Speech" and "Legendary and Symbolic Art in Literature". As well, there are two subject files consisting of correspondence, articles, and clippings relating to the history of paper and paper mills in Canada, especially the first paper mill located in St. Andrews East, Quebec, gathered in 1938. The files include handwritten copies of James Brown's correspondence, ca. 1800's and samples of Japanese papers for printing.

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Call Number: VF-62

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