Dean Family Papers
160 letters related to Lucinda (Morrison) Dean (1795-1883), daughter-in-law of James Dean (first European settler of Westmoreland and Iroquois translator), a subcollection of letters from the Dean-Judson Family Papers held by the College Archives. The collection includes letters from Lucinda’s daughter Ellen Dean Graham and her husband Hiram James Graham, while on a trip to organize Colorado as a separate Territory from Kansas.
Hamilton College Special Collections General
The Special Collections of the Hamilton College Library comprise a variety of materials ranging from six Roman-Egyptian Papyri and fifty-four incunabula to contemporary artist's books. The three main collections are the Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection, the Ezra Pound Collection, and the Communal Societies Collection. We are also strong in Book Arts, Utica Imprints, and local history, including the Adirondacks, and Civil War regimental histories from New York State.