Walter Barnard Hill collection

Walter Barnard Hill collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Walter Barnard Hill collection
Dates: circa 1862-1933
Quantity: 1.4 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms3274

Biographical/Historical Note

Walter Barnard Hill was a Georgia lawyer and educator. From 1899 to December 1905 he was chancellor of the University of Georgia until his death. He was born in Talbotten, Georgia, in September 1851. He achieved three degrees and practiced law in Macon, Georgia, before becoming chancellor at UGA. Many of his accomplishments have influenced how the University of Georgia has evolved and progressed.

Scope and Content Note

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.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Barker, George R.
Campbell, Catlett -- Will
College presidents--Georgia--Athens--Correspondence.
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
Legal documents.
Receipts (financial records)
University of Georgia. -- Presidents--Correspondence
Writings (document genre)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter Barnard Hill collection. MS 3274. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Account Book
5Diary, 1879- 1883
6Insurance policy, 1908
8Letter, 1871
9Letter, 1873
10Letter, 1880
11Letters, 1881
12Letter, 1882
13Letter, 1891
14Letter, 1892
15Letter, 1893
16Letter, 1900
17Letter, 1903
18Letters, 1905
19Letters, Undated
20Photographs- Chi Phi Fraternity
21Photographs- Walter B. Hill
22Photograph- Unidentified group
23Printed material
24Receipts, 1879-1907
25Scrapbook/ Account Book, etc. re. George R. Barker
26Will & other legal documents re. Catlett Campbell
21Photographs- Walter B. Hill & Chi Phi Fraternity
1Scrapbook re. prohibition