Lectures delivered by Robert Hamilton Natural Philosophy, 1779 - 1780 (GB 231 MS 0455)
Mathematics, 1796 - 1813 (GB 231 MS 0457)
Mathematics, 1805 - 1806 (GB 231 MS M 0212) Lecturer's name not given, but attributed to Hamilton, who was teaching the maths syllabus at this time. Notes taken by Rev John Morrison, b 1782, son of William Morrison, farmer in Newmill of Keith, Banffshire, MA Marischal College, 1806 (Gray maths bursar 1805). Appointed schoolmaster of Rothiemay and taught James Cruickshank, who was later Professor of Mathematics at Marischal College. Ordained 4 Jul 1822 to New Deer, died unmarried 6 Jun 1854.
Geometry, 1792 - 1793 (GB 231 MS M 0220) Lecturer's name not given, but attributed to Hamilton, who was teaching the maths syllabus at this time. Notes taken by Alexander Paterson, MA Marischal College, 1793.
Personal papers Personal papers and correspondence, mostly benevolent, or relating to Hamilton's appointment, professorial and teaching duties at Marischal College, 1700 - c 1829 (GB 231 MS 0036) Charitable organisations represented in the papers include Aberdeen Infirmary, Aberdeen Lunatic Hospital, Aberdeen Poor's Hospital, Aberdeen Public Kitchen, Aberdeen "United Fund", and Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. A small number of papers relate to his works (notes re. research into weights and measures, cultivation of fruit, etc.) and some to his personal affairs (itinerary of a journey to the Highlands, 1794, catalogue of his books, 1825).
Correspondence and notebooks, relating principally to Hamilton's research and publications, 1776 - 1845 (GB 231 MS 0451 - 0464) Includes notes re., and manuscripts of, Treatise on Government, Plan of a Militia , Observations on the Late American War The Nature and Tendency of Colonization, The Progress of Society, and The National Debt. There is also a commonplace book, containing notes and observations on society etc. made by Hamilton when young, n.d., (GB 231 MS 0451).