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J R C Hamilton. Notes relating to the history of horses

Reference code
HAM
Title
J R C Hamilton. Notes relating to the history of horses
Date
c 1937
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper. Quarto. Black ring binder containing notes and loose papers, in a green box.
Scope and content
Notes, with many drawings and tracings, on the domestication of horses, bridle bits and chariot burials, by John Robertson Campbell Hamilton, OBE, FSA (d. 1985). Arranged by topic and country or continent. With one letter to Hamilton from John Ward Perkins (John Bryan Ward-Perkins), 1937. Hamilton joined the Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments in Edinburgh, 1948, and moved to the RCHM in London in 1954. His main publications were of his excavations at Jarlshof, and Clickhimin, Shetland, (1956, 1968). See obituary in A.J., 65 (1985), 591.
Creator
Hamilton, John Robertson Campbell (d 1985), archaeologist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/978
MS 978
Archival history
Deposited by Graham Soffe, RCHM, Fortress House, 1987. Other archaeological material and lecture notes were returned to Fortress House, London, or the Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments in Edinburgh.