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Collection Number RG1062.AM
Collection Name RG1062 Hamilton-Murdock Family
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Hamilton-Murdock Family collection
Date or Date Span 1907-1945
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1945
Scope & Content This collection mainly consists of letters, 1922-1945, written to and from members of the Hamilton family regarding Republican Party politics. Correspondents include James H. Hanley, Dwight Griswold, Frances P. Matthews, V.B. Caldwell, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Lois Swabel, and Randall Jacobs. The letters (1935) between Mrs. Charles W. Hamilton, Jr. and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. relate to the Omaha Women's Club. The letters from Lois Swabel and Randall Jacobs to Mrs. Hamilton (1945) relate to recruitment for the Navy.

The collection also includes obituaries for Arthur H. Murdock, Maud N. Hamilton, and George Henry Merrill, as well as articles about a lecture by Fulton J. Sheen and a marriage announcement for Virginia Seabrooke and A. Clark Murdock. Other items include the membership card of C.W. Hamilton, Jr. for the Great Navy of the State of Nebraska, and a U.S. State Department order of protection for Charles W. Hamilton, dated June of 1907.
Finding Aids Hamilton-Murdock Family finding aid
Subjects Political participation
Political parties
People Caldwell, Victor Bush, 1864-1915
Griswold, Dwight Palmer, 1893-1954
Hamilton, Charles W., 1859-1928
Hamilton, Charles W., 1890-1971
Hamilton, Maud Colton (Noteware), 1858-1935
Hanley, James H., 1881-
Jacobs, Randall, 1885-1967
Matthews, Francis Patrick, 1887-1952
McHugh, William Douglas, 1859-1923
Merrill, George Henry, 1884-1926
Murdock, A. Clark
Murdock, Arthur H., 1863-1935
Murdock, Virginia Elinor (Seabrooke)
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944
Sheen, Fulton J., 1895-1979
Swabel, Lois L.
Search Terms Douglas County (Neb.)
Hamilton family
Murdock family
Omaha Women's Club (Omaha, Neb.)
Omaha (Neb.)
Political participation -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Political parties -- Nebraska -- Omaha