Patty Smith Hill : papers, 1878-1942.


Patty Smith Hill : papers, 1878-1942.

Collection contains biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch, "Memories of Childhood"; correspondence, 1880-1942; material about the dinner held in honor of Hill's fortieth year in education; the Patty Smith Hill Fund; her professional trip to Russia in 1929; honorary degree from Columbia University, 1929; and biographical material about other members of the Hill family. The major portion of the collection consists of Hill's own work: transcripts of speeches, articles, lectures, and papers on the subjects of kindergarten, nursery schools, teacher education, and other educational topics. The correspondence discusses her move from Louisville to New York, speaking engagements, establishment of nursery schools, and miscellaneous topics. Also included is material concerning Utopia Children's House, Hilltop, the Patty Smith Hill Farm, and plans to aid needy children during the depression; bibliographic information on Hill; material concerning the work of Friedrich Froebel, Anna E. Bryan, Susan E. Blow, and Maria Montessori; Pearl Allen William's paper, "The History of the Kindergarten Movement in Louisville, Ky., 1881-1930"; scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; and miscellaneous material.

4.33 cubic ft.

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