J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton

J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton

J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton

Associated Building(s): Hamilton Hall;

Other Relationships: Chair of History Department, Founder of Southern Historical Collection

Birthplace: Hillsborough, North Carolina

Lifespan: 1878-08-06/1961-11-10

Race: White

Sex: Male

Relationship(s) to University: Administrator, Professor

Era(s): Reconstruction, The Great Depression, World War I

Involvement(s): White Supremacy

Narrative: https://unchistory.web.unc.edu/building-narratives/hamilton-hall/

More info: http://ncpedia.org/biography/hamilton-joseph-gr%C3%A9goire

Latitude/Longitude: 36.073205, -79.101520

J.G. de Roulhac Hamilton was born in Hillsborough, NC, on August 8, 1878. He received his Ph.D. in history from Columbia where he studied under William Dunning. He joined the history department at UNC in 1906, and became the head in 1908. He founded the Southern Historical Collection in 1930.

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