Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 383
Abstract: These papers consist of proofs, dummies, and printed copies of published and unpublished works written by or illustrated by Grace Spaulding John. Also included are film/film prints of illustrations from these works, sketchbooks, as well as other artwork. Additional items in the collection include biographical information on John, newspaper and magazine articles, and family photographs, audiotapes and correspondence.
Identifier: MS 277
Abstract: Research materials related to the publications and unpublished works of author/historian and public relations consultant James A. Clark. Included are materials related to Three Stars for the Colonel: The Biography of Ernest O. Thompson, The Tactful Texan: A Biography of Governor Will Hobby, Book of Oil, Petroleum Rectifying Company of California, Hughes Tool Co., Pan American Sulfur Company,...
Dates: 1889 - 1974
Identifier: MS 459
Overview The Oveta Culp Hobby Papers detail the public life of Hobby, a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the 1940s-1980s. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post, and wife to Texas Lt. Gov. and later Governor, William P. Hobby. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, speeches, photographs,...
Dates: 1817 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1985
Identifier: MS 497
Abstract: Photographic prints, glass plate negatives and other equipment and supplies related to professional portraiture by Vera Prasilova Scott, mainly dating from 1926-1937 during her time in Houston close to the Rice Institute. Houston and Rice University-related subjects include the Lovett, Baker, Blaffer, Cullinan, Wiess, Hutcheson, Autrey and Sharp families.