Interview with Henry Hill

  • Identifier1977 OH 015
  • Date3/16/1977
  • InterviewerSmith, David
  • IntervieweeHill, Henry
  • DescriptionMr. Henry Hill is a native Kentuckian born in 1894. He served as professor at UK from 1929-30 and as lecturer in education from 1930-40. Also from 1930-40 Mr Hill served as superintendent of Lexington schools. From 1941-42 he served as a dean at UK. In 1942 Mr. Hill became superintendent of schools in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and he held that position for three years. From 1945-60 he served as President of George Peabody College.
  • LocationNashville, TN
  • Time Summary0-6 Introduction
    6-70 First recollections of Martin; as a graduate student under Dr. Hill; several anecdotes concerning Martin
    70-148 Characterization of Martin's personality; Martin's success in achieving educational goals
    148-224 Relationship between Peabody and Eastern, Hill's recollections of visits to Eastern; of receiving honorary degree from Eastern
    224-287 Characterization of Martin's personality; Martin's political abilities
    288-333 Relationship between politics and education in Kentucky
    334-374 Summary
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • IndexerAaron Moore


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