Asher and Thea Hobson papers, 1900-1992.

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Asher and Thea Hobson papers, 1900-1992.

Papers of Asher Hobson, an agricultural economist at the University of Wisconsin, leader in numerous national and international agricultural and educational organizations, and owner of the "Little Norway" historic site. The papers document his activities related to the International Education Board, the International Institute of Agriculture, and the International Commission of Agriculture, as well as his teaching career and research interests.

8.4 c.f.,370 photographs, and41 negatives.

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