Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton
Scope and Content of the Collection
Five letters, 1944-1946, concerning Kenneth Setton’s studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest. At the time of the correspondence, Setton was on the faculty of the University of Manitoba.
- Creation: 1944-1946
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
Biography of Alfred E. Hamill
Chicago businessman and book collector.
Alfred Ernest Hamill, a Chicago investment banker, was the founder of the Centaurs Press in Lake Forest, Illinois. He was a trustee of the Newberry Library, serving as President of the Trustees from 1930 until his death in 1953. A distinguished collector, he bequeathed his calligraphy collection and his gypsy lore materials to the Newberry, and established the Alfred E. Hamill Fund for the purchase of rare books and manuscripts.
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Five letters to Kenneth Setton concerning his studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest.
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Virginia Hay Smith, 2008.
- Inventory of the Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton, 1944-1946
- Virginia Hay Smith
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