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Walter Barnard Hill collection

Walter Barnard Hill collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Walter Barnard Hill collection
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1862-1933
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet 1 document box, 1 half box
Collection Number: ms3274
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Walter Barnard Hill (1851-1905) was a Georgia lawyer and educator, and chancellor of the University of Georgia (1899-1905) until his death. He was born in Talbotton, Georgia, received three college degrees, and practiced law in Macon, Georgia, before becoming chancellor at UGA.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a diary, letters, photographs, receipts, writings, scrapbooks, legal documents and other material. The letters (1871-1905) refer to both family and business matters. The diary (1879-1883) was kept by Hill and his wife Sallie. One of the scrapbooks concerns prohibition and the other includes material about George R. Barker. The collection also includes a will of Catlett Campbell and other legal documents regarding him.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter Barnard Hill collection, ms3274, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Barker, George R.
Campbell, Catlett -- Will
College presidents -- Georgia.
Hill, Sallie Barker -- Diaries
Hill, Sallie Barker -- Diaries
Hill, Walter B. (Walter Barnard), 1851-1905
Hill, Walter B. (Walter Barnard), 1851-1905 -- Correspondence
Hill, Walter B. (Walter Barnard), 1851-1905 -- Diaries
Hill, Walter B. (Walter Barnard), 1851-1905 -- Finance, Personal
Hill, Walter B. (Walter Barnard), 1851-1905 -- Photographs
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Legal documents.
Receipts (financial records)
University of Georgia -- Presidents--Correspondence
Writings (document genre)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Account Book
15Diary, 1879-1883
16Insurance policy, 1908
18Letter, 1871
19Letter, 1873
110Letter , 1880
111Letters, 1881
112Letter, 1882
113Letter, 1891
114Letter , 1892
115Letter, 1893
116Letter, 1900
117Letter, 1903
118Letters, 1905
119Letters - undated
120Photographs - Chi Phi Fraternity
121Photographs - Walter B. Hill
122Photograph - Unidentified group
123Printed material
124Receipts, 1879-1907
125Scrapbook, Account Book - George R. Barker
126Will, legal documents - Catlett Campbell
21Photographs - Walter B. Hill, Chi Phi Fraternity
21Scrapbook - prohibition