William Thomas Hamilton Papers
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Books, pamphlets, leaflets, periodicals, cassettes, manuscripts of homilies, notes, and other manuscript material having to do with Hamilton's work as a permanent deacon, his training for the deaconate, prison reform and visitation, and his career at WNDU; personal files consisting chiefly of correspondence (1960-1965 and 1969-1981) relating to WNDU, with scrapbook material from 1955 on, alcoholism material from 1983, and an Irish Football Network booklet from 1954 (pre-WNDU).
- Hamilton, William Thomas (Person)
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Born 20 May 1914 in Evanston, Illinois, William Thomas Hamilton lived in South Bend, Indiana, from 1955 until his death 16 July 1989. He served as executive vice-president and general manager of the WNDU stations; vice-president of the board of directors of Dismas House of Michiana, a half-way house for ex-prisoners; president of Junior Achievement and the Alcohol Council of St. Joseph County; board member of the Indiana Heart Association and the Right ot Life Educational Trust; and volunteer in a Notre Dame program to help students who abuse alcohol. Ordained as a permanent deacon in 1975, he served at St. Patrick's Parish in South Bend and as a member of the United Religious Community prison program.
8 linear feet
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William Thomas Hamilton.
- William Thomas Hamilton Papers
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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