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Item or Series Title Hill Collection
Catalog Number 1991-07-001
Description Maynard and Margaret Hill lived in the Lansing area for most their lives and nearly all of the twentieth century. Maynard worked at the Lansing State Journal for the greater part of his life as a contributor and editor. A significant amount of this collection is composed of these journalistic endeavors: his notes and correspondence on stories he wrote, as well as the majority of clippings from his newspaper columns "Learning to Fly" and 'Looking in on State Affairs."

While Maynard worked for the State Journal, Margaret taught music in the Lansing school district for a large part of her life. Collected here are her degrees from Michigan State University and some of her lesson plans.

Maynard had an exceptional military career, which is evident in the collection, containing thing such as his army scrapbook, military pamphlets, and even some of his spare bullets. All this and other memorabilia from his time serving his country.

There is also a wealth of material from the Hills' time at the historic Shagbark Estate, built by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Howard Wiest. The material includes photographs, financial papers, and personal correspondence with the Shagbark emblem.
Collection Title Hill Collection
Creator Hill Family
Dates of Creation 1920-1990
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1990
Object Name Fonds
Copyright Information Capital Area District Libraries makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright in any published material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright.
People and Organizations Hill, Margaret
Hill, Maynard
Shagbark Estate
Lansing School District
Lansing State Journal
Search Terms State government
Lansing (Mich.)
Williamston (Mich.)
Newspaper clippings
Containers Shagbark
Primary Education Documents
Secondary Education Documents
John E. McDonald Estate
Miscellaneous Correspondence
Miscellaneous Photographs
Religious Documents
Learning to Fly Series 1
Learning to Fly Series 2
Mackinac Island Series
Isle Royale Series
Looking in on State Affairs Series
Christian Science Monitor
201 File: "LT. J. M. Hill"
World War Two Papers
The 96th Regiment
Panama Documents
Records Jacket
Reserve Status
G. I. Insurance
Lesson Plans
Army Booklets
Miscellaneous Photographs - Identified
Miscellaneous Photographs - Unidentified
Looseleaf Discovery Shop Papers
Shagbark Photographs - People
Shagbark Photographs - Estate
Miscellaneous Army Material
Miscellaneous Photographs and Negatives
Army Scrapbook