Submitted by gfrere on Wed, 2014-11-12 11:59
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.
Hamill, Alfred E. (Alfred Ernest), 1884-1953.
Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton, 1944-1946.
Five letters from Chicago businessman and book collector. Alfred E. Hamill to Kenneth Setton concerning his studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest.
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Call Number: Midwest MS 162
1944 - 1946