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Stanley H. Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: BUSC-1985-001

Scope and Contents

This collection contains pieces of correspondence, photographs, drafts of reviews, and a scrapbook of Hill's published articles in local newspapers.

Dates

  • 1949 - 1971

Biographical Note

Stanley H. Hill was born in England in 1908. He was graduated from London University, and in 1930 he came to the U.S. Hill eventually moved to Binghamton, NY and married Kathleen Sullivan. He worked for the British Immigration Service, Roberson Memorial, was head and senior contact representative for the Binghamton Veterans Administration office, served as the director of the Binghamton Theater Guild, chairman of the Broome County World Affairs Council, and as president of the American Civic Association. In his later years, Hill was a prolific writer and critic for The Binghamton Press and The Sun-Bulletin newspapers, reviewing local and national plays, musicals, and operas, as well as holding his regular columns "Stanley Hill..." and "The World of Stanley Hill." Hill died in January, 1972.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains letters received, photographs, and drafts of reviews belonging to and written by Stanley H. Hill (1908 - 1972), a newspaper critic actively engaged in his local community of Binghamton, NY. A spreadsheet listing nearly 1,200 newspaper articles and reviews written by Hill is also included.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The correspondence was donated in February, 1985 by Hill's widow, Kathleen Hill.
Author
Mary Tuttle
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Binghamton NY 13902 USA