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Richmond Pearson Hobson papers

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drug traffic,
  • Naval architecture,
  • Anti-saloon League of America,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • United States. Navy. Pacific Fleet,
  • Lusitania (Steamship),
  • Suffrage,
  • World Narcotic Defense Association,
  • Narcotics,
  • Politics and government,
  • Equipment,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Alcohol Education Society of America,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Battleships,
  • Temperance,
  • Constitutional Democracy Association,
  • Correspondence,
  • Societies,
  • Woman"s Christian Temperance Union,
  • Depressions,
  • United States. National Prohibition Act,
  • Public Welfare Association,
  • United States Naval Academy,
  • United States. Supreme Court,
  • Prohibition,
  • Navy-yards and naval stations,
  • Prophecies,
  • United States,
  • International Narcotic Education Association,
  • Naval History,
  • Shipbuilding,
  • American Public Welfare Association,
  • Naval operations,
  • Spanish-American War, 1898,
  • United States. Navy,
  • Women

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About the Edition

Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson"s naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. Documents Hobson"s service during the Spanish-American War primarily pertaining to operations in Cuba and the Philippines; survey of Chinese, and Japanese, and British colonial navy-yards; proficiency in naval design and construction; and years as student and educator at the United States Naval Academy. Subjects include his advocacy of the enlargement of the U.S. Navy, a permanent fleet in the Pacific, and increase in the number of battleships; opposition to Franklin D. Roosevelt"s expansion of the Supreme Court; Hobson"s predictions of global conflict prior to both world wars; women"s suffrage; sinking of the Lusitania; and industrial recovery during the Depression. Organizations represented include the Alcohol Education Society of America, Anti-saloon League of America, Constitutional Democracy Association, International Narcotic Education Association, Public Welfare Association, Woman"s Christian Temperance Union, and World Narcotic Defense Association. Correspondents include and Pascual Cervera y Topete, French Ensor Chadwick, Theodore Roosevelt, Nikola Tesla, and Hobson"s wife, Grizelda Hull Hobson, and other family members.

The Physical Object
Pagination27,300 78 1 31.6
Number of Pages27300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24842023M
LC Control Number81026153

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The papers of Richmond P. Hobson, naval officer and U.S. representative from Alabama, were given to the Library of Congress by his wife, Grizelda Hull Hobson, and the World Narcotic Defense Association and Constitutional Democracy Association, through Mrs. Hobson, in and   The papers of Richmond Pearson Hobson include correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Richmond Pearson Hobson (15 Jul –16 Mar ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave. Richmond Pearson Hobson (Aug – Ma ) was a United States Navy Rear Admiral who served from – as a U.S. Representative from Alabama. A veteran of the Spanish–American War, he received the Medal of Honor years .

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From the description of Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, (bulk ). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: Richard P. Hobson was a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy. He served during the Spanish-American War, and was a U.S. Representative from Includes the papers of Bristol's wife, Helen Moore Bristol, and other family papers. Correspondents include Philip Andrews, Constantine Brown, Josephus Daniels, Ralph Earle, Albert Gleaves, Joseph C. Grew, Richmond Pearson Hobson, Charles B. McVay, Jr., Henry Croskey Mustin, Holden Chester Richardson, William Sowden Sims, and Lucien Irving Thomas. Richmond Pearson Hobson was one of the great heros of the Spanish-American War, following only Theodore Roosevelt and George 's fame and popularity was the result of leading an unsuccessful attempt to block the harbor of Santiago de Cuba by sinking the collier MERRIMAC in the entrance. Hobson was born Aug , in Greensboro, Alabama. Richmond P. Hobson Jr. () was born in Washington, DC, where he worked with pack outfits, survey crews, and construction gangs, saving, all the while, to buy a cattle ranch. He came to Canada after the stock market crash of the late s.