Interview with Henry Hill

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Identifier

1977 OH 015

Date

3/16/1977

Description

Mr. 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.

Rights

Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

Title

Interview with Henry Hill

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Smith, David

Interviewee

Hill, Henry

Location

Nashville, TN

Time Summary

0-6 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

Restrictions

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Collection

Citation

“Interview with Henry Hill,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/612.

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