Walter B. Hill papers, 1873-1906.


Hill, Walter B. (Walter Barnard), 1851-1905. Walter B. Hill papers, 1873-1906.

Walter B. Hill papers, 1873-1906.

The collection consists of personal and private papers as well as those related to Hill's administrative career at the University of Georgia. Of particular interest in the Hill papers are a series of folders documenting a fact-finding trip to the University of Wisconsin to investigate the program of Agricultural Education in place there; various files detailing the in loco parentis functions performed by the University; a substantial subseries of correspondence with George Foster Peabody; a limited series of correspondence with Trustees of the University, including Hill's function as Chairman of the Committee on State Institutions; a substantial volume of speeches and articles delineating Hill's engagement with the serious national debate underway on the future of public education for everyone.

9.0 linear feet.

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