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Mostly correspondence between Hill and W. Sterling Cole, Thomas E. Dewey, W. Averell
Harriman, Herbert Hoover, Irving M. Ives, Jacob K. Javits, Kenneth B. Keating, Richard
M. Nixon, Howard Robison, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Republican National Committee Chairman
Hubert Work, New York Republican State Committee Chairmen William L. Pfeiffer, Dean P.
Taylor, and L. Judson Morhouse, and others, relating to Hill's management of the 1928
Hoover preconvention campaign and to the presidential elections of 1928, 1932, 1952, and
1956; thanking Hill for political support given personally or through his newspaper;
expressing opinions on local or national poitical issues; concerning meetings of or
issues facing the Central New York State Parks Commission; and pertaining to Hill's
inclusion in the Binghamton Chapter of the American Legion's Hall of Fame (1951); and
other topics. Also, Hill's citations and awards, correspondence and other items
pertaining to the SUN'S advertising and policy; original political cartoons by Bob
Satterfield and others; a deposition, complaint, and other items (1932-33) pertaining to
the indictment of the directors of the closed State Bank of Binghamton; payroll records
(2 volumes, 1915-1924 and 1919-1924) of the BINGHAMTON REPUBLICAN and general accounts;
photographs, including autographed pictures of Herbert Hoover; related miscellaneous
pamphlets, books, and printed material; maps and plans of Johnson City and Endicott, New
Also, a large engraving of Abraham Lincoln and portrait of William McKinley, probably
hung in Hill's office at one point.
See Accession Folder for a detailed list of correspondence and photographs.