Hill, Patty Smith (1868-1946) Additional Papers, 1897-1962

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Hill, Patty Smith, 1868-1946 

Title:  Additional Papers, 1897-1962 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  0.33 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A H647a 

Scope and Content Note 

Includes correspondence, 1903-1957, from Hill to her sister Mildred, friends, and professional associates, regarding her life, death, and work in the field of kindergarten education; correspondence, 1927-1954, to and from Ilse Forest regarding her biographical work on Hill; approximately eighty learning poems for children written by Hill; newspaper items regarding Louisville social worker Annie M. Halleck, educator Alexina Galt Booth, and the Kindergarten Alumnae Club; tributes to Hill; a poem composed by Hill; and a copy of Alexina Galt Booth’s will and codicil regarding money left to Hill. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Correspondence, 1903-1957.

2 Hill-Ilse Forest correspondence about the biography on Hill, 1927-1954.

3 Learning poems for children written by Patty Hill. 

4 Newspaper clippings, 1946-1955.

5 Miscellaneous items, 1897-1962.