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Hamill, Alfred E., (Alfred Ernest), 1884-1953 : Alfred E. Hamill Papers, 1856-1967

Chicago investment banker, Centaur Press founder, Newberry Library trustee, and calligraphy and gypsy lore collector. Personal letters of Alfred E. Hamill to a Russian émigré, Alexandra Fredericks, and of Dora E. Yates, a librarian and the secretary of the Gypsy Lore Society, to Hamill. Also typescript copy of a diary kept 1918-1919 while in France with the American Red Cross, a letter to Andrei Gromyko in 1945 regarding U.S.-Soviet relations, bookplates, photographs, poems, and other memorabilia.
Extent: 2.3 linear feet - (6 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Hamill
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The Alfred E. Hamill Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).