Alexander George Glendon Hill (fl 1900-1986) was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. In 1923 he took the post of Superintendent of Agriculture, Nigeria, then botanist in 1926. He was made Senior Geneticist, Sugarcane Research Station, Mauritius in 1929, and in 1930 was sent to Java to study cane breeding methods. He was Acting Director of Agriculture, Mauritius, 1930-1932 and Director, the East African Agricultural Research Station, Amani, Tanganyika Territory, from 1937.
Series of captioned photographs of agricultural features, crops and soil conditions in the Gold Coast, Sierra Leone, Kenya and Mauritius, 1946-1947.
The photographs were transferred to the library in March 1984 as part of a larger donation by Hill originally including some printed material.Accruals
Further photographs of the Amani Research Station in German East Africa, c1916 were donated by Hill to the library in March 1986.Access Conditions
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Listed as no. 812 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Hill | A.G.G. | fl 1900-1986 | colonial agriculturalist
Agriculture | Ghana | Pictorial works
Agriculture | Sierra Leone | Pictorial works
Agriculture | Kenya | Pictorial works
Agriculture | Mauritius | Pictorial works