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Record Unit 7469

Hobbs, Horton H. (Horton Holcombe), 1914-1994

Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., Papers, 1935-1993, with related material from 1900-1906

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hobbs, Horton H. (Horton Holcombe), 1914-1994
Title: Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., Papers
Dates: 1935-1993, with related material from 1900-1906
Quantity: 12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 7469
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The papers of Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence primarily documenting his research on crayfish. Most of the correspondence was created during his career at NMNH, with smaller amounts from his days at the University of Florida and the University of Virginia. The correspondence is largely with professional colleagues and concerns the identification of specimens, preparation of scientific publications, field work, and professional matters. Also included is correspondence between Hobbs and students conducting doctoral programs under his supervision. The papers also include a few letters of the invertebrate zoologist, William Perry Hay, 1900-1906.

For additional information, see Record Unit 9509, Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., Interview, 1976.

Historical Note

Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., (1914-1994), an invertebrate zoologist, received his Ph.D. in biology from the University of Florida in 1940 and taught there from 1937 to 1946. He joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in 1946 and served as Director of its Mountain Lake Biological Station from 1956 to 1960. Hobbs joined the staff of the United States National Museum in 1962 as Head Curator of the Department of Zoology. In 1964 he was appointed Senior Scientist in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), a position he retained until his retirement in 1984. At that time, Hobbs was given the title of Emeritus Zoologist while continuing his research on the taxonomy, ecology, and geographic distribution of freshwater decapod crustaceans.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitzed with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

The papers of Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence primarily documenting his research on crayfish. Most of the correspondence was created during his career at NMNH, with smaller amounts from his days at the University of Florida and the University of Virginia. The correspondence is largely with professional colleagues and concerns the identification of specimens, preparation of scientific publications, field work, and professional matters. Also included is correspondence between Hobbs and students conducting doctoral programs under his supervision. The papers also include a few letters of the invertebrate zoologist, William Perry Hay, 1900-1906.

For additional information, see Record Unit 9509, Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., Interview, 1976.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7469, Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., Papers

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Container List

Series 1

General Correspondence

Box 1

A-Ag

Box 1 of 12

Abele, L.

Box 1 of 12

Adams, William F.

Box 1 of 12

Ah-Al

Box 1 of 12

Albaugh, D. W.

Box 1 of 12

Am-Az

Box 1 of 12

Ba

Box 1 of 12

Bailey, Joseph R.

Box 1 of 12

Barr, Thomas C.

Box 1 of 12

Be

Box 1 of 12

Beck, William M., Jr.

Box 1 of 12

Bi-Bo

Box 1 of 12

Black, Joe B.

Box 1 of 12

Blair, Albert P.

Box 1 of 12

Boschung, H.

Box 1 of 12

Bott, Richard

Box 1 of 12

Bouchard, Raymond

Box 1 of 12

Box 2

Bouchard, R. W.

Box 2 of 12

Br-Bs

Box 2 of 12

Bt-Bu

Box 2 of 12

C-Cap

Box 2 of 12

Caine, Edsel A.

Box 2 of 12

Car

Box 2 of 12

Carlson, Paul H.

Box 2 of 12

Carr, Archie F., Jr.

Box 2 of 12

Cas-Ch

Box 2 of 12

Chace, Fenner A., Jr. (2 folders)

Box 2 of 12

Box 3

Ci-Cl

Box 3 of 12

Co

Box 3 of 12

Collecting Permits

Box 3 of 12

Conant, Roger

Box 3 of 12

Cooper, John E.

Box 3 of 12

Cooper, Martha R.

Box 3 of 12

Cr-Cu

Box 3 of 12

Crayfish Information

Box 3 of 12

Creaser, Edwin P.

Box 3 of 12

Crocker, Denton W.

Box 3 of 12

Da

Box 3 of 12

Dalquest, Walter W.

Box 3 of 12

De-Dh

Box 3 of 12

Deaver, Emily

Box 3 of 12

Di-Dy

Box 3 of 12

Dickinson, J. C.

Box 3 of 12

Documents Superintendent of Paul Dunlap

Box 3 of 12

Douglas, Neil H.

Box 3 of 12

E

Box 3 of 12

Eberly, William R.

Box 3 of 12

Edmondson, W. T.

Box 3 of 12

Endangered Species

Box 3 of 12

Fa-Fo

Box 3 of 12

Box 4

Ferguson, Edward J.

Box 4 of 12

Flory, Walter S.

Box 4 of 12

Fr-Fu

Box 4 of 12

Francois, D. D.

Box 4 of 12

Franz, R.

Box 4 of 12

Freeman Collection

Box 4 of 12

Freeman, Harry W.

Box 4 of 12

Ga-Gl

Box 4 of 12

Gentry, Glenn

Box 4 of 12

Go

Box 4 of 12

Gr-Gw

Box 4 of 12

Haa-Han

Box 4 of 12

Hamr, Pretek

Box 4 of 12

Har-Haz

Box 4 of 12

Harman, Walter J.

Box 4 of 12

Hay, W. P.

Box 4 of 12

He-Hi

Box 4 of 12

Hi-Ho

Box 4 of 12

Hobbs, Horton H., III

Box 4 of 12

Holsinger, John R.

Box 4 of 12

Box 5

Holthuis, Lipke

Box 5 of 12

Hs-Hy

Box 5 of 12

Huner, J. V.

Box 5 of 12

I

Box 5 of 12

Ja-Joh

Box 5 of 12

Jon-Ju

Box 5 of 12

Ka-Ke

Box 5 of 12

Kh-Ky

Box 5 of 12

La

Box 5 of 12

Le-Ll

Box 5 of 12

Levi, H. W.

Box 5 of 12

Lo-Ly

Box 5 of 12

Box 6

Ma-Man

Box 6 of 12

Mansell, Barry W.

Box 6 of 12

Mar

Box 6 of 12

Mas-Mad

Box 6 of 12

Mc

Box 6 of 12

Mee-Mez

Box 6 of 12

Mi

Box 6 of 12

Miller, George G.

Box 6 of 12

Miller, R. R.

Box 6 of 12

Mo-My

Box 6 of 12

Momot, Walter

Box 6 of 12

Murray, J. J., Jr.

Box 6 of 12

Na

Box 6 of 12

Ne-Nu

Box 6 of 12

Nicholas, Brother G.

Box 6 of 12

North Carolina (Schwall, Eugene E.)

Box 6 of 12

O

Box 6 of 12

Odell, J. Mark

Box 6 of 12

Pa

Box 6 of 12

Box 7

Payne, James F.

Box 7 of 12

Pe

Box 7 of 12

Penn, George H. (5 folders)

Box 7 of 12

Peters, Daniel J. (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

Pf-Pi

Box 7 of 12

Pickett, Joseph F.

Box 7 of 12

Pl-Py

Box 7 of 12

Prins, Rudolph

Box 7 of 12

Q

Box 7 of 12

Ra

Box 7 of 12

Box 8

Ramsey, J.

Box 8 of 12

Re

Box 8 of 12

Reddell

Box 8 of 12

Reimer, Rollin D.

Box 8 of 12

Relyea, Kenneth

Box 8 of 12

Rhoads, Rendell

Box 8 of 12

Ri

Box 8 of 12

Riek, Edgar F.

Box 8 of 12

Riopel, James L.

Box 8 of 12

Ro

Box 8 of 12

Robison, H. W.

Box 8 of 12

Ru-Ry

Box 8 of 12

Runk, B. F. D.

Box 8 of 12

Se-Sb

Box 8 of 12

Sc

Box 8 of 12

Schmitt, Waldo L. (2 folders)

Box 8 of 12

Schwartz, Frank J.

Box 8 of 12

Box 9

Se-Sh

Box 9 of 12

Shoemaker, C. R.

Box 9 of 12

Shoup, C. S.

Box 9 of 12

Si-Sl

Box 9 of 12

Sm-Sn

Box 9 of 12

Smalley, Alfred E.

Box 9 of 12

Smith, Douglas G.

Box 9 of 12

So

Box 9 of 12

St

Box 9 of 12

Stansbery, David H.

Box 9 of 12

Su-Sy

Box 9 of 12

Ta-Te

Box 9 of 12

Th-Ty

Box 9 of 12

U

Box 9 of 12

V

Box 9 of 12

Villalobos, A.

Box 9 of 12

Villalobos, Alejandro

Box 9 of 12

Box 10

Wa

Box 10 of 12

Wallen, I. E.

Box 10 of 12

Walls, Jerry

Box 10 of 12

Walsh, Daniel

Box 10 of 12

We-Will

Box 10 of 12

Williams, Austin B.

Box 10 of 12

Wils-Wit

Box 10 of 12

Wo-Wy

Box 10 of 12

Y

Box 10 of 12

Z

Box 10 of 12

Mailing Lists

Box 10 of 12

Series 2

Correspondence with Students

Box 10

List of Students

Box 10 of 12

Baron, Vera (Mrs. Remsburg)

Box 10 of 12

Bobb, Marvin L.

Box 10 of 12

Carter, Marjorie

Box 10 of 12

Cheng, Thomas C.

Box 10 of 12

Crawford, E. A.

Box 10 of 12

Farmer, Larry L.

Box 10 of 12

Fitzpatrick, J. F., Jr. (Folders 1-2 of 6)

Box 10 of 12

Box 11

Fitzpatrick, J. F., Jr. (Folders 3-6 of 6)

Box 11 of 12

Fowler, Patricia A.

Box 11 of 12

Hall, Edward T., Jr. (2 folders)

Box 11 of 12

Hart, Bill

Box 11 of 12

Hart, C. W.

Box 11 of 12

Heffner, S. Robert

Box 11 of 12

Hoffman, Richard L.

Box 11 of 12

Holt, Perry C. (2 folders)

Box 11 of 12

James, Hugo A. (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 11 of 12

Box 12

James, Hugo A. (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 12 of 12

Johnson, Thomas L.

Box 12 of 12

Johnson, Rosemary

Box 12 of 12

Kadis, Solomon

Box 12 of 12

Larimer, J. L.

Box 12 of 12

Madden, Joan C.

Box 12 of 12

Miller, Robert R.

Box 12 of 12

Osborn, Paul J.

Box 12 of 12

Parish, Claude L.

Box 12 of 12

Puckett, D. Hugh

Box 12 of 12

Pugh, Jean E.

Box 12 of 12

Pullen, E. W.

Box 12 of 12

Richards, W. L.

Box 12 of 12

Richardson, Gladys

Box 12 of 12

Simonds, Kenneth

Box 12 of 12

Smart, Grover

Box 12 of 12

Steeves, Harrison Ross, III

Box 12 of 12

Tuten, Cornelia Anne (Mrs. Perry Hyde)

Box 12 of 12

Van Schaik, Margaretha (Mrs. Woodard)

Box 12 of 12

Walton, Margaret

Box 12 of 12

Wood, Mary Louise

Box 12 of 12

West, W. R.

Box 12 of 12

Word, Benjamin H.

Box 12 of 12

Zipf, Elizabeth M.

Box 12 of 12

Zongker, June

Box 12 of 12