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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Hill Ferguson papers MSS.0511

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-03-14T16:12-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

March 2013
Collection Title:

Hill Ferguson papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0511

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.6 Linear feet

Dates:

1896-1964

Abstract:

Correspondence, clippings and reports about the University of Alabama collected by this alumnus and trustee of the institution.

creator

Ferguson, Hill

Preferred Citation:

Hill Ferguson papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains correspondence, clippings and reports about the University of Alabama collected by this alumnus and trustee of the institution.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Hill Ferguson, 1964

Biographical/Historical note

Hill Ferguson, son of Fred S. and Laura Burr Ferguson, was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on 6 January 1877. He graduated from the University of Alabama with an A.B. degree in 1896, taking his LL.B. the following year. He was very involved in campus activities and organizations. He married Louise Walker on 15 December 1909; the couple had three children: (1) Hill, Jr.; (2) Frederick; and (3) Virginia.

On leaving college he went into the newspaper business, being connected with the Birmingham Age-Herald form 1897 to 1899. He was a vice-president of Jemison Real Estate and Insurance Co. and served on the University of Alabama's Board of Trustees for forty years, retiring from the board in 1959.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Correspondence (aat)

Education (localbroad)

Reports (aat)

Students (localbroad)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

University of Alabama--Alumni and alumnae. (lcsh)

Hill Ferguson (1 of 4) Box 106

Hill Ferguson (2 of 4) Box 107

Hill Ferguson (3 of 4) Box 108

Hill Ferguson (4 of 4) Box 109