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Collection Number: 03159-z

Collection Title: William P. Hill Diary, 1846-1849

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Abstract William P. Hill was an itinerant Baptist preacher in South Carolina. The American Baptist Register for 1852 indicates that W. P. Hill was a resident of Greenwood, S.C., in 1851, and also that he was serving the Horeb Church in Abbeville (Edgefield Association). The collection is the diary of William P. Hill in which he recorded his movement through South Carolina; places where he preached; his collections; comments on conferences, conventions, temperance societies, and black and white congregations; problems such as competition from other sects; and occasional comments on national events. In the back of the book are about a dozen pages of Hill's accounts, 1846-1849, with the Domestic Mission Board.
Creator Hill, William P., fl. 1846-1849
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the William P. Hill Diary #3159-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Microfilm copy (filmed March 2005) available.
  • Reel 1: Folder 1 of 1
Acquisitions Information
Received from Max Steele of Chapel Hill, N.C., in August 1955.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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William P. Hill was an itinerant Baptist preacher in South Carolina. The American Baptist Register for 1852 indicates that W. P. Hill was a resident of Greenwood, S.C., in 1851, and also that he was serving the Horeb Church in Abbeville (Edgefield Association).

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Diary of William P. Hill, an itinerant Baptist preacher, recording his movement through South Carolina; places where he preached; his collections; comments on conferences, conventions, temperance societies, black congregations, and white congregations; problems such as competition from other sects; and occasional comments on national events. In the back of the book are about a dozen pages of Hill's accounts, 1846-1849, with the Domestic Mission Board.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Library Staff, 1955

Encoded by: Linda Sellars, March 2005

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