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William A. Hamill Papers

Identifier: WH169

Scope and Contents

Collecion contains letters from Republican leaders in various Colo. counties to chairman Hamill of the Republican State Central Committee concerning the 1878 election. Microfilmed material (Mflm137) is of broader scope: mining investments, other business, political, and personal matters.


  • 1872-1886

Language of Materials

Material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

William A. Hamill (1836-1904) was a Colo. mining magnate and Republican Party stalwart. Settled in Georgetown, Colo. 1867. During 1878 campaign, chaired Republican State Central Committee in Colo.


1 box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mr. & Mrs. Richard Bennett, Georgetown, Colo., permission to microfilm, 1967; microfilm reels. Gift, Unknown donor, 1978; election correspondence.


Microfilm (Mflm 137) is of material (chiefly correspondence)--owned by Mr. & Mrs. Richard Bennett, Hamill House, Georgetown, Colo.

Finding Aid for the William A. Hamill Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States