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Overview: The horticulturist Tom S. Hamilton was a member of the faculty at UMass Amherst in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. A specialist in ornamental plants, Hamilton worked at UMass from prior to 1950 until his retirement in 1986.

The Hamilton Papers contain three works on ornamental plants published by the Dept. of Landscape Architecture, along with a mimeographed laboratory manual that Hamilton used in his courses on landscape operations in 1979.

Tom S. Hamilton Papers

1965-1979
1 volume (0.25 linear ft.)
Call no.: FS 065
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Background on Tom Sherman Hamilton

The horticulturist Tom S. Hamilton was a member of the faculty at UMass Amherst in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. A specialist in ornamental plants, Hamilton worked at UMass from prior to 1950 until his retirement in 1986.

Contents of Collection

The Hamilton Papers contain three works on ornamental plants published by the Dept. of Landscape Architecture, along with a mimeographed laboratory manual that Hamilton used in his courses on landscape operations in 1979.

Collection inventory
Hamilton, Tom S.: Hardiness adaptability of some selected ornamentals 1965
1965
27 p.
Hamilton, Tom S.: 1966 Suitability trials of some selected ornamentals
1966
33 p.
Hamilton, Tom S.: 1967 Suitability trials of some selected ornamentals
1967
42 p.
Hamilton, Tom S.: Laboratory manual for landscape operations S07
1979 Nov. 15
69 p.

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Language:

English

Provenance

Gift of Tom S. Hamilton, 1979.

Processing Information

Processed by Dex Haven, July 2009.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: Tom S. Hamilton Papers (FS 065). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

  • Horticulture.

Names

  • Hamilton, Tom Sherman, 1923- .
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty.