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Hobbs and Thomas Families Papers


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Hobbs and Thomas Families Papers, circa 1900s-1950s, undated | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Collection Overview

Title: Hobbs and Thomas Families Papers, circa 1900s-1950s, undatedAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-023

Primary Creator: Unknown

Extent: 8.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Martinsburg (W. Va.), Norfolk (Va.), Postcards--Virginia

Forms of Material: Baby books, Booklets, Cards (information artifacts), Directories, Eyeglasses, Photographs, Postcards

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Circa 1900-1930s photographs of the Hobbs and Thomas families in Martinsburg, West Virginia and Norfolk, Virginia. Most of the photographs identify Thomas family members in Martinsburg, and include other individuals with surnames Baker, Beall, Beck, Parker, and Potter. The collection also includes working cards, a baby book, postcard, directory, pair of eyeglasses, and letter written in shorthand.

Subject/Index Terms

Martinsburg (W. Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Hobbs and Thomas Families Papers, MSS 0000-023, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed May 23, 2018.

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Photographs (Folder 1 of 4), circa 1900-1930Add to your cart.
Identified individuals include Ed Beall, Calvin Parker, Nelson Potter, Marie Thomas, Mary Thomas, Philip Thomas, and Sarah Thomas. An identified address is 3116 Lorraine Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia.
Folder 2: Photographs (Folder 2 of 4), circa 1900-1930Add to your cart.
Identified individuals include Ed Beall, Newton Beck, Virginia Hobbs, Nelson Hobbs, Earl Potter, Charles William Thomas, Frances Thomas, Gladys Thomas, and Marie Thomas.
Folder 3: Photographs (Folder 3 of 4), circa 1900-1930Add to your cart.
Identified individuals include Elizabeth Baker, Jim Baker, Nellie Baker, Otho Baker, Abe Thomas, Emma Thomas, Harry Thomas, Phil Thomas, and Sally Thomas.
Folder 4: Photographs (Folder 4 of 4), circa 1900-1940Add to your cart.
Identified individuals include Jimmy Baker, Elizabeth Baker, Margie Baker, Nellie Baker, Otho Baker, Charles Nelson Hobbs, Abe Thomas, Charles Thomas, Harry Thomas, and Virginia Miles Stutts. An identified address is 115 South Raleigh Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Folder 5: Baby book, Ruth Millard Hobbs, 1927 May 29Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Working cards, C. N. Hobbs, 1927 February - 1928 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Certifies C. N. Hobbs for work through the Norfolk-Portsmouth Typographical Union.
Folder 7: Eyeglasses, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Miscellaneous Materials, 1919-circa 1950sAdd to your cart.
Includes a postcard of Ballroom on Chesapeake Bay at Ocean Breeze Beach in Norfolk, Virginia, one 1919 directory of First Christian Church in Norfolk, Virginia, and one letter written in Gregg shorthand.

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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