Collection Dates: 1905 -- 1966
1 linear ft.
This document describes a collection of materials held
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Posted to Internet: March 1998
Acquisition Note: This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1971 by Mr. G. R. Hill
and Restrictions: This
collection is open for research.
This collection is open for research.
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Lawyer, Iowa State
Senator and Iowa District Court Judge, George Raymond Hill (1888-1966) was born
in Woodburn, Iowa. He received his law degree from Drake University in 1910.
Hill practiced law in Des Moines, Belmond, and Clarion, Iowa. In 1932, he became
Clarions city attorney. A Republican, Hill was elected to the state senate
from Iowas 37th district in 1936. He later was appointed to the District
The papers of George
R. Hill date from 1905 to 1966 and are made up of three boxes of speeches, correspondence,
and scrapbooks. The speeches date from 1926 to 1950, and deal primarily with
patriotism and good citizenship. The correspondence dates from 1942 to 1966,
and includes letters from: Robert D. Blue, James I. Dolliver, Virgil M. Hancher,
Bourke B. Hickenlooper and Harold E. Hughes. These papers were given to the
University of Iowa Libraries by Mrs. George R. Hill in 1971. They are open for
research and information on literary rights is available in the repository.
Speeches, 1926 -- 1950:
"Fellowship and Service, Fathers & Sons Banquet, Christian Church, November 10, 1926
"The Obligations of Citizenship," I.O.O.F. Hall, December 9, 1926
American Legion Auxiliary Anniversary Program, September 10, 1927
High School, November 14, 1927
Galt Community Meeting, January 1928
Hardin County Picnic, Pine Lake, 1928
Wright County Institute, September 1930
"Constitution," High School, September 17, 1930.
Health Talk before Clarion High School, May 1, 1931
"Citizenship," Woodstock High School Graduation, 1933
Clarion High School, 1935
Belmond I.O.O.F. Father & Sons, June 1939
Boy Scouts, E.G., 1945
Fathers & Sons, Methodist Church, March 27, 1946
Judge Fry Dinner, December 1950
1942 -- 1949
1950 -- 1959
1961 -- 1963
1964 -- 1966
Undated Correspondence and Miscellaneous Documents