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Earl Hamilton collection

 Collection
Identifier: 9800.031

Scope and Contents

Includes scrapbooks, framed memorabilia and plaques compiled and kept by Earl Hamilton who worked at the Suffolk County House of Correction on Deer Island and at South Bay from 1970-1993. Scrapbooks in Box 1 and 2 includes news clippings, photographs, correspondence, etc. Scrapbooks in Box 3 include personal and work correspondence, photographs and other items relating to work at House of Corrections. Also includes a diary writted by Earl Hamilton detailing his experiences. Diary is restricted until 2034. Framed memorabilia includes badges, id cards, patches, jail keys, plaques awarded to Hamilton and details of his career.

Dates

  • circa 1901-2002

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Diary is restricted for a period of 15 years per request from donor.

Conditions Governing Access

Box 3 scrapbooks need to be reviewed for redaction of personal information by Archivist prior to use.

Extent

4 Cubic feet (3 record cartons and 1 flat file drawer)

Language of Materials

English

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the City of Boston Archives Repository

Contact:
201 Rivermoor St.
West Roxbury MA 02132 United States
617-635-1195
617-635-1194 (Fax)