Minnie Lee Dodd Hill. Public Deposited

Ornate frame in a shape similar to a cross. Inside the frame is an elaborate keyhole. Within the keyhole is a view of a road and a castle in front of a sun. To the left and right of the keyhole are keys with scrolls wrapped around them. The scroll on the left contains the phrase "Ex Libris." The scroll on the right contains the name "Minnie Lee Dodd Hill." An open book is at the bottom of the keyhole with a small scroll below it. On the book's pages is the phrase "Books are a finer world within the world." The small scroll contains the three Greek letters Pi, Beta, and Phi. Minnie Lee Dodd Hill (1886-1959) served as Dean of Women and an instructor in English at the University of Louisville from 1927-1931. She received her master's degree in English from the University of Louisville in 1917. Minnie Lee Dodd Hill was married to Ralph E. Hill, who was university registrar from 1927-1949. Black ink. Signed Ainslie Hewett with four-digit year.

Item number
  • ULAL Hill, Minnie Lee Dodd
Creator role
  • bookplate designer
People represented
Date original
  • 1919
  • lat
  • eng
  • grc
Object type
  • 11.4 x 8.9 cm. bookplate, Folder: Bookplates - Hill, Minnie Lee Dodd, #59, in Ainslie Hewett (1880-1963) Collection, University of Louisville Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library.
Collection information
  • University of Louisville Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library
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