William Herbert Hobbs papers, 1905-1950.

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Hobbs, William Herbert, 1864-1952. William Herbert Hobbs papers, 1905-1950.

William Herbert Hobbs papers, 1905-1950.

Correspondence and other papers concerning his activities with the National Security League, his interest in Arctic geology and exploration, and his dispute over the political views of Charles A. Lindbergh in 1941; also notebooks, 1921-1922, concerning the expedition of University of Michigan to the Pacific, and travel notes of trips to the Near East, Spain, the West Indies and Switzerland; and photographs. Correspondents include: William C. Alden, Frederick M. Alger, Peter Freuchen, S. Stanwood Menken. Hugh Mitchell, Robert E. Peary, George H. Putnam, Theodore Roosevelt, William A. Smith, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Henry L. Stimson, Charles E. Townsend, John G. Winter, Leonard Wood, and Henry A.W. Wood.

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