Interview with Henry Hill
- Identifier: 1977 OH 015
- Date: 3/16/1977
- Interviewer: Smith, David
- Interviewee: Hill, Henry
- 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.
- Location: Nashville, TN
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
- Restrictions: no
- Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
- Funding Source:
“Interview with Henry Hill,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 14, 2021, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/612.