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Hamill, Hugh, 1810-1881

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1810 - 1881

Biography

Hugh was the third child and oldest son of Robert and Isabella Hamill. He graduated with first honors from Rutgers College, NJ and in theology from The College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). He was a pastor of the Presbyterian Churches at Black Rock, NY and Elkton, MD. He was also a professor of Latin and Greek at the Lawrenceville Classical and Commercial High School where he also acted as co-principal with his younger brother, Samuel McClintock Hamill, for three years from 1837-1840. Hugh Hamill retired to Newark, DE, and in 1873 he married Louise Russell (b.1833?, d.1907). Hugh Hamill never had children.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Personal, 1844-1877

 File — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes correspondence of Dr. Samuel McClintock Hamill and his son, Samuel McClintock Hamill, Jr. Both incoming and outgoing correspondence is included. Much of Dr. Hamill's correspondence pertains to Lawrenceville School business including letters to and from faculty, parents, students, and alums; letters of recommendation; and responses from invitations to guests. The letters cover topics such as infrastructure, religious and social life, and campus surroundings. Some...
Dates: 1844-1877

Personal, 1878-1888, undated

 File — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes correspondence of Dr. Samuel McClintock Hamill and his son, Samuel McClintock Hamill, Jr. Both incoming and outgoing correspondence is included. Much of Dr. Hamill's correspondence pertains to Lawrenceville School business including letters to and from faculty, parents, students, and alums; letters of recommendation; and responses from invitations to guests. The letters cover topics such as infrastructure, religious and social life, and campus surroundings. Some...
Dates: 1878-1888, undated

Supplement, 1882 February 25

 Item — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Lawrence Collection consists of a near-complete run of unbound school newspapers. Larger gaps appear in the 19th century portion of the run. The Lawrence features many of the typical features and sections of a traditional newspaper. The typical size of most editions is four pages though several larger editions that mark important events are printed at various points during school year. Notable papers include the June 11, 1910 edition...
Dates: 1882 February 25