Guide to the James Olin Hobbs, Sr. Papers, 1806-1916

Collection Overview

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.

Collection Details

Collection Number
James Olin Hobbs, Sr. papers
Hobbs, James Olin, Sr.
5.8 Linear Feet, 655 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

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[Identification of item], James Olin Hobbs, Sr. Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Contents of the Collection

Legal Papers, 1837-1873
Box 1
Letters, 1816-1916
Box 2
Bills and Receipts, 1806-1875
Box 3
Bound Volumes
Box 4
Bound Volumes
Box 5

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The James Olin Hobbs, Sr. Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1956.

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Encoded by Kimberly Sims, October 2010