Hobby, William Pettus, 1878-1964
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: RG D 0006
Scope and Contents Contained in the collection are prints and negatives created by Houston Post staff photographers. The photographs were created during their news coverage of Houston, Texas, and the surrounding area. Occasionally photographers traveled further, especially for sports, politics, fashion and weather-related disasters such as floods, tornadoes and hurricanes. The bulk of the collection consists of negatives; there are 2,829 11x14" prints. The negatives are mostly dated 1955 to 1989,...
Dates: 1941 - November 29, 1989; Majority of material found within 1955 - November 29, 1989
Identifier: MSS 0414-0414
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists mainly of legal documents and papers, legal reference materials, correspondence and clippings on his work on Democratic Party committees, his efforts to further world peace and relating to the many charitable organizations he was associated with, the organizations he founded, and his church work. Some personal papers and artifacts are included.
Dates: 1941-1990 ; Majority of material found within 1961-1990
Identifier: MSS 1356
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of photographs of various generations of the William P. Hobby family and the Houston Post building and events. The collection also includes photographs from Oveta Culp Hobby’s army career. Also included is a book titled "Around the World in 13 Days with Oveta Culp Hobby", comprised of articles written by Oveta Culp Hobby regarding her experience on the Clipper "America's” June 17-30, 1947 flight around the world. The collection includes a few photographs from the...
Dates: 1917-1970s; Majority of material found within 1960-1978