Guide to the Dora Orlette Lobaugh Hudson Papers 1877-1959
Cage 100

Summary Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Hudson, Dora Orlette Lobaugh
Dora Orlette Lobaugh Hudson Papers
Cage 100
Date [inclusive]
78.0 items.
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Certificates, legal papers, diplomas, photographs, Washington State University publications and brochures of Dora and Will E. Hudson.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 100, Dora Orlette Lobaugh Hudson Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Dora Lobaugh was a member of the Washington Agricultural College class of 1899. She edited the Evergreen, the campus student newspaper, in 1899. In 1900 she married Will E. Hudson who was a student at the college but who did not graduate. Mr. Hudson played in the college band and was a photographer in Pullman. Dora Lobaugh's father, J. T. Lobaugh, was for a time Postmaster at Pullman, and also owned a farm implement store.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists primarily of certificates, legal papers, diplomas, photographs, and Washington State University publications, including issues of the Evergreen edited by Dora Lobaugh. Large-format material has been separated from the main grouping and placed in oversize storage.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1969
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

No "excessive quotation" of any material in the collection is allowed without written permission from Majorie Renfroe or another of Dora Lobaugh Hudson's descendents.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The papers of Dora Lobaugh Hudson were gifted to Washington State University in 1969 by her daughter, Marjorie Hudson Renfroe.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University--Miscellanea

Personal Name(s)

  • Hudson, Dora Orlette Lobaugh --Archives
  • Hudson, William Edward, 1877-1945
  • Refroe, Marjorie Hudson. waps


  • Colleges and Universities
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory


Event programs, school report cards, and miscellaneous. Includes report card of D. Lobaugh, "Pullman Graded School" 8th grade, 1891 and 1892; 8 report cards of Dora Lobaugh from Washington Agricultural College, 1895-1899; schedule, Commencement week, June 16-22, 1899; Piano Recital program: Miss Florence Snyder, June 15, 1899; Piano Recital program: Miss Anna Ellis, June 20, 1899; Commencement program, June 22, 1899; Invitation to Commencement by Senior Class (Class of 1899); Invitaton to Commencement by Regents and Faculty; Program: Laying of Corner Stone, Science Hall, n.d.; Menu: First annual banquet, Alumni Association, June 22, 1899; Booklet: Constitution and By-Laws of the Columbian Literary Association, W.A.C. (The names of Dora and Alice Lobaugh appear on the inside front cover as "members"); Commencement program, Pullman High School, June 27, 1902 (Ruth Elizabeth Lobaugh, Dora Lobaugh's sister, listed as a graduate). 1892-1902 


The College Record, Washington Agricultural College, Vol. 1, Number 2, March, 1892 


Catalogs, Washington Agricultural College, 5th and 6th annual, 1895-1897 


The Evergreen (Washington Agricultural College student newspaper), 1895-1898 


The Evergreen 1899 1901 


Alumni publications, Washington State College. Includes the first issue of The Powwow, Vol. l, Number l, July, 1910; announcement of alumni event scheduled June 15, 1910. 1910 


Alumni publications, Washington State College. Includes Alumni Directory. 1950 


Materials related to 50-year reunion, Washington State College Class of 1899 1949 


Articles about Will Hudson 1931 1945 


Dora Lobaugh Hudson awards and certificates 1912 1944 


Legal documents 1912-1950 


Various magazines. Includes Arthur's Illustrated Home Magazine, Vol. XLV, Number 1, January 1877; Peterson's Magazine, Vol. LXXVIII, Number 1, July, 1880, and Number 6, December, 1880; The Delineator, Vol. LV, Number 6, June, 1900. 1877-1900 


Photographs. Includes portrait of Dora Lobaugh, mounted on cardboard, n.d.; Mrs. J. T. Lobaugh (mother of Dora), n.d.; Mr. and Mrs J. T. Lobaugh, Hudson Imprint, n.d.; the Lobaugh residence in Pullman, Wash. (by Hudson), n.d.; Rear view, Lobaugh home, 1929; Interior view, Partially furnished room (first furnishings of W.E. Hudson residence in Burke, Idaho), ca. 1900; Dining room, J. T. Lobaugh residence, Pullman, n.d.; Class of 1899, Washington Agricultural College, 1899; Mrs. Dora L. Hudson, n.d. undated 


Diploma, "Prep Dept" Washington Agricultural College & School of Science, awarded to Dora Lobaugh. June 27, 1895 


Diploma, B.L. Degree to Dora Lobaugh from Washington Agricultural College. June 21, 1899 


Marriage Certificate for Dora Lobaugh and Wm. Hudson. June 6, 1900 


Bird's-eye view print of State College of Washington. undated 


Collier's, The National Weekly magazine. May 12, 1906 


The Evergreen, selected issues. 1905-1908