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Robert Hill: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9267

Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of biographical material, research documents, notes about Hill's development of the fish-eye camera, reports related to Hill's research at Cambridge University, various materials related to Hill's publications, lecture notes and materials, a small amount of material pertaining to Hill's involvement in societies and organisations, materials related to visits and conferences, and a substantial selection of Hill's correspondence.


  • Creation: 1915-1994 (Circa)


Conditions Governing Access

Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.


45 archive box(es) (45 boxes)

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Other Finding Aids

A hard copy catalogue is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. An online catalogue, created by NCUACS, is available on the National Archives website at

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were received from Mrs Priscilla Hill, widow, in July and November 1991 and, per D.S. Bendall, Hill's Royal Society memorialist, in September 1992 and June 1993.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom