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HAMILTON, WILLIAM C. (1871 - 1940)



  • Personal correspondence from 1905-1914, between William C. Hamilton, a member of the Pittsburgh Orchestra Committee, and Emil Paur, conductor of the Pittsburgh Orchestra from 1904 - 1910. Total number of letters - 34.
  • Correspondence from Leonard Liebling of the Musical Courier of New York to William C. Hamilton, April 23, 1912. Total number of letters - 1.
  • Correspondence between Charles Wakefield Cadman and William C. Hamilton, 1928-1929. Total number of letters - 4.
  • One page biography ~1905, of Emil Paur by Mr. Hamilton (?).
  • One page biography of C. W. Cadman (no date) by Mr. Hamilton (?).
  • Newspaper article about C. W. Cadman ~1928, (no source information).
  • Short biography of William C. Hamilton from "Pittsburgh of Today," 1931

Time period  1905 - 1929


    William C. Hamilton succeeded his father Samuel Hamilton as the president of "S. Hamilton and Company," a prominent music store in Pittsburgh from 1870 through to the 1940s. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Orchestra Committee and sat on the board of other commercial and service organizations in the city.

Location  Oliver Room, Pittsburgh Music Archive #31

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