Collection consists of 2,112 letters. The collection reflects the settlement and growth of a pioneer family, their personal lives, social contacts, business affairs, and educational and cultural experiences. The major files concern: Henry Hill, Nelly May Hill, Verd Hill, Henry Denlinger, Wendell Denlinger, and Clyde Hill. Among the Nelly Hill letters are five from Herbert C. Hoover, written when he was a student at Stanford. The letters were published in University of Oregon Library Call number, volume 27, number 2 (Spring 1966), with an introduction and notes by Earl Pomeroy.
- Hill family (Family)
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Conditions Governing Use note
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
The Hill family lived in Independence, Oregon. Henry Hill (1847-1905) was an Oregon pioneer and father of the family. Nelly May Hill (1868-1900), daughter, was a student at Stanford University from 1892-1894. Verd Hill (1876-1950), was a member of the Oregon State Legislature in 1912. Henry Denlinger was an attorney, Wendell Denlinger was a mining engineer, and Clyde Hill was a hop grower and inventor.
4 linear feet
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General Physical Description note
9 containers, including 2,112 letters
Processing Information note
Collection is processed.
- Denlinger, Henry
- Denlinger, Wendell
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon -- Independence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hill, Clyde
- Hill, Nelly May
- Hill, Verd, 1876-1950
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
- Independence (Or.) Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Legislators -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Hill Family Papers
- Preliminary Description
- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.