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Richmond P. Hobson Papers, 1898, 1902

 File — Box: 4256.001, Folder: 4

Scope and Contents

This file contains a signed picture of Richmond P. Hobson in uniform, dated 1898, and an offprint of an article by him, "America, Mistress of the Seas," that appeared in the October 1902 issue of the North American Review.


  • 1898, 1902


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Access to portions of this collection has been restricted by Archives and Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact University Libraries Special Collections at or 205.348.0500 for information on access to the restricted portions of this collection.

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Biographical / Historical

Richmond Pearson Hobson was a Greensboro, Alabama, native, a United States Navy officer, and a US Congressman from 1907 to 1915. He received the Medal of Honor for his part in the Spanish-American War, during which he spent time as a prisoner of war in Cuba.


From the Collection: 0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Formerly MSS.1737

Local Identifier


Processing Information

Processed by Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266