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Katherine Thayer Hobson papers, 1930-1982

Hobson, Katherine Thayer, 1889-1982


Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor Katherine Hobson Thayer measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1982. Found within the collection are personal and professional correspondence; writings on art and anticommunist activities; printed materials; sketches; and photographs and slides of Hobson, her friends, and her artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor Katherine Thayer Hobson (1889-1982) lived and worked in New York City. She is known for her sculptures of racehorses, war memorials, and portrait busts.


Katherine Thayer Hobson donated her papers to the archives in 1979. Additional material was donated by Hobson's sister, Eleanor Hobson McKenzie, in 1982.

Language Note

The collection is in English.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.