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Collection Number: 03449

Collection Title: Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952.

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 2.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 4000 items)
Abstract Hamilton Chamberlain Jones (1884-1957) was a lawyer from Charlotte, N.C., who represented North Carolina's Tenth Congressional District (Mitchell, Avery, Burke, Catawba, Lincoln, and Mecklenburg counties) in the United States House of Representatives, 1947-1953. The collection includes Congressional files, 1947-1952, and campaign papers, 1943-1945, of Jones. In addition to materials relating to Jones's successful and unsuccessful Congressional campaigns, the papers include correspondence with constituents about national and local matters, political correspondence, and routine Congressional materials.
Creator Jones, Hamilton C. (Hamilton Chamberlain), 1884-1957.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Hamilton C. Jones Papers, #3449, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the Jones family through Erwin Jones of Charlotte, N.C., December 1959.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Hamilton Chamberlain Jones (1884-1957) was a lawyer from Charlotte, N.C., who represented North Carolina's Tenth Congressional District (Mitchell, Avery, Burke, Catawba, Lincoln, and Mecklenburg counties) in the United States House of Representatives, 1947-1953. Jones was a graduate of the University of North Carolina, class of 1906, and served as first assistant United States District Attorney, 1919-1921; state senator, 1925-1927; and trustee of the University of North Carolina.

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The collection includes Congressional files, 1947-1952, and campaign papers, 1943-1945, of Hamilton C. Jones. In addition to materials relating to Jones's successful and unsuccessful Congressional campaigns, the papers include correspondence with constituents about national and local matters, political correspondence, and routine Congressional materials.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1943 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1944 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3-10

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Folder 10

1946 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 3-10

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Folder 18

1947 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 11-18

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1948 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 19-24

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1949 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 25-34

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1950 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 35-44

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Folder 61

1951 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 45-61

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Folder 82

1952 #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 62-82

Folder 83

Undated #03449, Series: "Hamilton C. Jones Papers, 1943-1952 and undated." Folder 83

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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