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Guide to the Wilbur Hobby Papers, 1956-1968

Abstract

Labor leader, from Durham, N.C. Papers of Hobby while he served as southeast area director of the Committee on Political Education of the AFL-CIO. The collection also includes material from Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, Florida, and South Carolina on voting records, issue positions, activities of congressmen and other political officials, elections statistics, reports of state labor conferences, memoranda on unionization in various industries, reports of the state directors of the Committee on Political Education, and state labor publications.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Wilbur Hobby papers
Creator
Hobby, Wilbur
Extent
13.3 linear feet, 10,000 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises the professional papers of Hobby representing his activities while he served as southeast area director of the Committee on Political Education of the AFL-CIO. The collection includes material from Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, Florida, and South Carolina, which include voting records, issue positions, activities of congressmen and other political officials, elections statistics, reports of state labor conferences, memoranda on unionization in various industries, reports of the state directors of the Committee on Political Education, and state labor publications.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open to use for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

A
Box 1
A-C
Box 2-3
C
Box 4-5
C-E
Box 6
E-F
Box 7
F
Box 8-9
Florida
Box 10-11
G
Box 12
Georgia
Box 13
G
Box 14-15
Georgia
Box 16
G
Box 17-18
G-H
Box 19
H
Box 20
I
Box 21
K
Box 22
Ky
Box 23-27
K-L
Box 28
M-N
Box 29
North Carolina (A-C)
Box 30
North Carolina (Da-Durham)
Box 31
North Carolina (Durham)
Box 32-33
North Carolina (E-H)
Box 34
North Carolina (I-Z)
Box 35
O-R
Box 36
R
Box 37
R-S
Box 38
S
Box 39-41
T
Box 42
T-U
Box 43
U-V
Box 44
Virginia
Box 45-46
V
Box 47
Virginia
Box 48
V
Box 49
V-W
Box 50
W-Z
Box 51
Papers (3 envelopes)
Box 52

Oversize Materials

Consists of a poster which concerns voting and civil rights.

Oversize items
Oversize-folder OF1

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Wilbur Hobby Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Wilbur Hobby Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1970.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt, May 2008

Accession from 1970 is described in this finding aid.