Guide to the James Olin Hobbs, Sr. Papers, 1806-1916
Correspondence, mercantile records, account books, bills and receipts, and voting registration certificates of Hobbs, his son James Olin Hobbs, Jr., businessmen of Alleghany and Augusta counties, Va., and the Hobbs family. Subjects include economic conditions in western Virginia, 1835-1875, and conditions in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, during the early Reconstruction period.
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
- Hobbs, James Olin, Sr.
- James Olin Hobbs, Sr. papers 1806-1916
- Language of Material
- 5.8 Linear Feet, 655 Items
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[Identification of item], James Olin Hobbs, Sr. Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
The James Olin Hobbs, Sr. Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1956.
Processed by Rubenstein Library Staff,
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, October 2010
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