Jerome Hill papers, 1909-2001 (bulk 1909-1972).


Jerome Hill papers, 1909-2001 (bulk 1909-1972).

Correspondence, personal papers, and photographs belonging to this artist and philanthropist. Son of Louis W. Hill, grandson of James Jerome Hill I, Jerome Hill pursued a career in filmmaking while helping to support fellow artists. The collection is particularly strong in photography, as Hill documented his life with the camera for over 50 years.

56.25 cu. ft. (137 boxes and 6 folders).


SNAC Resource ID: 7317088

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