GSMT President Portrait, John L. Hamilton

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Title Information
Title
GSMT President Portrait, John L. Hamilton
Name: Corporate (naf)
Name Part
General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York
Role
Role Term: Text (marcrelator)
Creator
Subject (fast)
Topic
Mechanics' institutes
Subject (fast)
Topic
Presidents
Subject (fast)
Topic
Portrait photography
Subject (fast)
Name: Personal
Name Part
Hamilton, John L., 1835-1904
Subject (fast)
Geographic
New York (State)--New York
Subject (fast)
Temporal
Eighteen nineties
Origin Information
Date Created (encoding="w3cdtf", keyDate="yes")
1894
Place
Place Term: Text
New York (State)--New York
Abstract
John L. Hamilton (1835-1904); Initiated: 1881; Trade: Carpenter and Builder. Born at Newmilns, Ayrshire, Scotland, Hamilton came to the United States in 1853. Served the General Society faithfully for twenty-two years as an officer and a member of the School, Finance, and Trade School Committees. He was involved with the construction of many famous New York buildings, including the Dakota Apartments. Also was President of the Master Carpenters Association and General Secretary of the National Builders Association of America. His other prominent associations included the St. Andrews Society, the New York Scottish Society, the Caledonian Club and the Scotia Masonic Lodge.
Note
Digitized by the Metropolitan New York Library Council as part of the Culture In Transit project, funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Item number 161
Type of Resource
still image
Genre (aat)
portraits
Physical Description
Extent
1 portrait mounted and framed in glass ; 39cm x 33cm
Internet Media Type
image/jpeg
digitalOrigin
reformatted digital
Related Item: Host (displayLabel="Collection")
Title Information
Title
General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Industry and Culture Collection
Access Condition
Creative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0 - for more info see http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
Note: ownership
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Museum
Identifier: Local
gsmt_icc_327
Record Information
languageOfCataloging
Language Term: Code (ISO639-2B)
eng
Related Item: Host (displayLabel="DCMNY.org Islandora Object", href="http://dcmny.org/islandora/object/gsmt:241")
Identifier: Local
gsmt:241