Katherine Thayer Hobson papers, 1930-1982

Hobson, Katherine Thayer, b. 1889 d. 1982
Sculptor
Active in France

Collection size: 0.6 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, sketches, writings and printed materials concerning Hobson's work and anti-communist activities.

Letters, dated 1930-1982, from Malvina Hoffman, Leon Kroll, Colette Roberts, Eero Saarinen, Lawrence Grant White, William Zorach, and others; 2 letters, written in German and dated November, 1931, from the University of Gottingen, Germany, about a bust Hobson sculpted for the university; photographs and slides of Hobson and her sculpture; sketches, including her competition entries for the doors of St. Peter's in Rome; two postcards of her work, "Charlotte Muller," with a description of reactions to that work; writings, notes and printed materials regarding Hobson's legislative interests, her anti-communist activities and her activities in the National Sculpture Society; certificates, clippings, other printed materials and miscellany.

Donated 1982 by Eleanor Hobson McKenzie, Katherine Thayer Hobson's sister.

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