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Clarence W. Hobson Collection

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 406

Scope and Contents

The Clarence W. Hobson Collection consists of photocopies of newsclippings, correspondence, photographs, Hobson's memoir ("Appalachia Is My Home, a memoir"), miscellaneous autobiographical material and essays, and genealogical information related to the Hobson family. The material covers the period 1857-1993 and relates to Hobson's life experiences, along with material related to the Dosser family business interests.


  • 1857-1993


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.25 linear feet (One legal-size document box)


The material is filed alphabetically by subject with correspondence arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

The Clarence W. Hobson Collection was donated to the archives on June 2, 1992, with additions on December 5, 1994 and July 29, 1996, by Clarence W. Hobson, Johnson City, Tenn.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in January 1997.
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA