|Title:||Walter Barnard Hill collection|
|Quantity:||1.4 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 half box)|
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.
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.
Walter Barnard Hill collection. MS 3274. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.