MsC 384

  Manuscript Register

PAPERS OF PHILIP HILL

Collection Dates: 1967 -- 1979
9.5 linear ft.

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Acquisition Note: Philip B. Hill gave his papers to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1980.

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Photographs: Box 19

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Table of Contents

Biographical note

Scope and contents

Box 1 Abortion -- Barbers

Box 2 Bills sponsored by Hill -- Collective bargaining

Box 3 Commerce -- Correspondence, 1973

Box 4 Correspondence, 1974 - April 10, 1975

Box 5 Correspondence, April 11, 1975 - March 19, 1976

Box 6 Correspondence, March 22, 1976 - March 28, 1977

Box 7 Correspondence, March 29, 1977 - February 14, 1978

Box 8 Correspondence, February 15, 1978 - July 1978

Box 9 Correspondence, August 1978 -- House file #92

Box 10 House file #654 -- Juvenile justice

Box 11 Juvenile justice -- Land use policy

Box 12 Law enforcement -- Legislative council

Box 13 Legislative council -- Natural resources

Box 14 Newsletters -- Republican newsletters and special reports

Box 15 Republican Party -- State government

Box 16 State government -- Ways and means committee

Box 17 Ways and means committee -- Inheritance tax

Box 18 Correspondence, 1972 -- 1975

Box 19 Campaign papers -- Photographs

Biographical Note

West Virginia native, Philip B. Hill (1931 -- ) did not move to Iowa until the 1960s. He was educated at Princeton University receiving his A.B. degree in 1952 and at the West Virginia College of Law where he graduated in 1957. His first job out of law school was as an associate in the firm of Dayton, Campbell & Love in Charleston, West Virginia. In 1961, he became a partner in another Charleston law office. Hill moved to Iowa in 1965, where he joined Equitable of Iowa as Associate Counsel. He was promoted to Counsel in 1970. Hill served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1971 to 1974. He was an Iowa state senator from 1975 to 1979.

 Scope and Contents

The papers of Philip B. Hill consist of nineteen boxes of manuscripts dating from 1967 to 1979. They are arranged chronologically within an alphabetical sequence (with a small additional grouping at the end). These papers document Hill’s legislative career with correspondence and subject files. There are approximately six boxes of correspondence, which include letters from: Charles Grassley, John C. McDonald, Arthur A. Neu, Robert D. Ray, and Neal Smith.

Subject files include items such as legislative council minutes, various study committee research and reports (including those concerning livestock laws, penal corrections systems, and land use), clippings, and house files. Some of the topics range from abortion to the courts and juvenile justice or from child care to education. Materials regarding the Republican party include newsletters, party platforms, and central committee papers. There are also records of his campaigns, such as expenditures and other financial disclosures.


 Box 1

Abortion, 1967 -- 1973. (6 folders)

Abortion laws study committee, 1975.

Agriculture, 1971.

Appropriations, 1971.

Auditors' report, 1977 -- 1978.

Bar Association, 1971.

Barbers -- Cosmetology, 1971.

 Box 2

Bills sponsored by P. Hill, 1975 -- 1976.

Bottle bill -- Environment, 1971.

Broadlawns Hospital, 1971.

Campaign:

1972.

1973.

Expenditures, 1970.

Finace and disclosure study committee, 1975.

Capitol cafeteria study committee, 1975.

Child Care:

1974 -- 1976.

Centers, 1971 -- 1974.

Cities and towns, 1970 -- 1971.

Collective bargaining, 1972 -- 1974. (2 folders)

 Box 3

Commerce, 1970 -- 1976. Including a letter from Robert D. Ray.

Conservation and recreation, 1970 -- 1971.

Correspondence:

1970. Including a letter from Robert D. Blue.

1971.

January -- February 1972.

March -- December 1972.

1973.

 Box 4

Correspondence (cont.):

January -- February, 1974.

March -- December, 1974. Including a letter from Arthur A. Neu.

January -- February, 1975. Including a letter from Arthur A. Neu.

March 1 -- 20, 1975.

March 21 -- 31, 1975.

April 1 -- 10, 1975. Including a letter from Charles E. Grassley.

 Box 5

Correspondence (cont.):

April 11 -- 31, 1975.

May 1975. Including a letter from Charles E. Grassley.

June -- December 1975.

January 1976.

February 1976.

March 1 -- 19, 1976.

 Box 6

Correspondece (cont.):

March 22 -- 31, 1976.

April 1976.

May -- December 1976. Including letters from: William E. Gluba, John C. McDonald, and Tom Stoner.

January -- February 10, 1977.

February 11 -- March 3, 1977.

March 4 -- 28, 1977.

 Box 7

Correspondence (cont.):

March 29 -- April 14, 1977.

April 15 -- May 9, 1977.

May 10 -- December 1977.

January 1 -- 25, 1978.

January 26 -- 31, 1978.

February 1 -- 14, 1978. Including a letter from Neal Smith.

 Box 8

Correspondence (cont.):

February 15 -- 28, 1978. Including a letter from Neal Smith.

March 1 -- 14, 1978.

March 15 -- 31, 1978. Including letters from: Berkley Bedell and Charles E. Grassley.

April 1 -- 12, 1978. Including letters from: Jim Leach, Neal Smith, and John C. Culver.

April 13 -- 28, 1978.

May -- July, 1978. Including letters from: Tom Harkin, Charles E. Grassley, and Bass Van Gilst.

 Box 9

Correspondence (cont.):

August -- November, 1978.

Undated.

County government, 1971.

Drug bill -- Judiciary, 1971.

Education, 1970 -- 1975. (3 folders)

Eminent domain study committee, 1975.

Environmental preservation, 1969 -- 1971.

Governor's economic committee, 1971. Including a letter form Robert D. Ray.

Higher education, 1971.

House file #92, 1970 -- 1971.

 Box 10

House file #654, 1971.

Human resources:

1975. (2 folders)

Deaf-Commission, 1973 -- 1974.

Iowa Educational Broadcasting Network, 1971.

Joint subcommittee on apportionment of judges and magistrates, 1975.

Joint subcommittee on mechanic's lien laws and landlord - tenant law, 1975.

Judiciary:

1972 -- 1973.

1974 -- 1976. Including a letter form Tom Riley.

Juvenile justice:

1973 -- September 11, 1975.

 Box 11

Juvenile justice (cont.):

September 17 -- December 1975.

January -- April, 1976.

August -- September, 1976.

1977 and undated.

Newspaper clippings, 1974 -- 1978.

Juvenile services subcommittee, 1975 -- 1979 and undated. (2 folders)

Land use policy:

1974.

Study committee, 1975.

 Box 12

Law enforcement, 1971 -- 1974 and undated.

Legislative action -- 66th General Assembly, 1975.

Legislative campaign committee, 1975.

Legislative council:

July -- September 1977.

October 1977 -- April 1978.

June -- December 1978.

December 1978 and undated.

Correspondence, 1977 -- 1979.

 Box 13

Legislative council (cont.):

Membership, 1977 -- 1979.

Minutes, 1977 -- 1979. (2 folders)

Rules and authorization, 1977 -- 1979.

Legislative reports and research, 1970 -- 1971.

Livestock laws study committee, 1975.

Lobbyists' reports, 1975 -- 1976.

Locks and Dam 26 -- National committee, March -- November 1976. (3 folders)

Mental health and juvenile institutions study committee, 1975.

Subscommittee on commitment laws, 1975.

Motor vehicle licensing subcommittee, 1975.

Natural resources, 1974.

Box 14

Newsletters, 1975 -- 1976.

Penal and correctional systems study committee, 1975.

Pensions and retirement programs study committee, 1975.

Physician's assistants program, 1971 -- 1973 and undated. (2 folders)

Postsecondary education funding study committee, 1975.

Privacy seminar, 1974.

Problems of the elderly and handicapped study committee, 1975.

Professional and occupational licensing study committee, 1975.

Reapportionment, 1969.

Regional government concepts, 1971.

Republican newsletters and special reports, 1975 -- 1976. (2 folders)

 Box 15

Republican Party:

1975 -- 1976.

Platform, 1970 -- 1974. Incluing a letter from John C. McDonald.

State Central Committee, 1976.

School funding subcommittee, 1975.

Security and privacy legislation, 1974 -- 1975.

Senate ethics report, 1975 -- 1978.

Senate reports, 1977 -- 1978.

Social services, 1969 -- 1978 and undated. (2 folders)

State government, 1971.

 Box 16

State government, 1974.

State representative campaign -- 1970, 1969 -- 1970 and undated (2 folders)

Supreme Court study committee, 1971 -- 1972 and undated (3 folders)

Taxation subcommittee, 1975.

Traffic records and criminal justice information system (TRACIS) committee, 1971 -- 1974.

Transportation, 1971.

Venereal disease task force, 1973 -- 1974.

Ways and means committee, 1971.

 Box 17

Ways and means committee, 1973 -- 1976 and undated. (3 folders)

Inheritance tax, 1974 and undated.

 Box 18

Correspondence, April 10, 1972 -- December 8, 1972. Including letters from: David W. Belin, Roger C. Jepsen, Jean Lloyd-Jones, Wiley Mayne, John C. McDonald, and Robert D. Ray.

Campaign papers and documents, April 4, 1972 -- December 6, 1972. (2 folders)

Clippings, 1972.

Correspondence, January 4, 1974 - Janurary 20, 1975. Including letters from: George Gallup, John C. McDonald, Arthur A. Neu, W. Robert Parks, and Robert D. Ray. (2 folders)

 Box 19

Campaign papers and documents, October 11, 1973 -- December 31, 1974. (2 folders)

Photographs. (2)

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