Preliminary Guide to the Karl Hobson papers
MS.2010.20

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Hobson, Karl
Title
Karl Hobson papers
ID
MS.2010.20
Date [inclusive]
circa 1930s-1950s
Extent
2.5 Linear feet 2 records cartons, 1 manuscript case.
Location Note
(MASC staff use) 1-36-22-3.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical Note

For historical information about the publication Hobson's Farm Forecast, and biographical information about Karl Hobson, please consult the guide to the Hobson's Farm Forecast, Inc. Records (Collection number: Cage 608).

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of professional papers of Karl Hobson (correspondence, clippings, Hobson publications, other professional papers), and realia (capon tools). Much of the collection concerns agricultural commodity markets.

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Organization of Collection

Preliminary inventory, MS 2010-20:

Box 1: Hobson CV and other biographical information. Manuscript edited by Hobson: Ralph J. Scanlan, The Economic Reserve System. Correspondence. Hobson clippings. Capon care pamphlet and tools.

Box 2: Hobson's Farm Forecast sales and promotion literature. WSU Extension publications (authored by Hobson). "Outlook" files, 1930s. "War maps" file. Hobson "civil service exhibits." Hobson thesis, University of Idaho, 1941 (2 copies). Clippings, 1940s-1950s.

Box 3: Mostly printed materials, including more "Outlook" (see Box 2). Hobson award nomination file.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Accruals note

Accruals not expected.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the Washington State University Libraries by the Hobson family via Jeff Hobson.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Hobson's Farm Forecast, Inc. records (Cage 608 and MS 1997-40) and Karl Hobson papers (correspondence with Elliot Marple, MS 1999-12).

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Agricultural prices
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture -- Washington (State)

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