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John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. (1912-1962) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1580


Correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings of a West Virginia Republican chairman, U.S. senator (serving in 1958), and member of the 1960 Republican National Convention platform committee. Subjects include: West Virginia and national Republican politics, 1956-1961; the 1958 Congressional election; the 1960 presidential campaign; the State Chamber of Commerce; State Economic Development Agency; Ohio Valley Improvement Association; and West Virginia University. Correspondents include Sherman Adams, Stephen Ailes, Meade Alcorn, W.W. Barron, Harry Byrd, Robert C. Byrd, Erwin D. Canham, Clifford P. Case, John Sherman Cooper, Carl T. Curtis, Everett M. Dirksen, Henry Dworshak, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Allen J. Ellender, Hiram L. Fong, Barry Goldwater, Leonard W. Hall, Walter S. Hallanan, Ken Hechler, Bourke Hickenlooper, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Elizabeth Kee, Thomas H. Kuchel, Henry Cabot Lodge, Edward Martin, Jack Miller, Arch A. Moore, Thurston B. Morton, Karl Mundt, Harold Neely, Richard M. Nixon, Jennings Randolph, Carroll Reece, Chapman Revercomb, A. Willis Robertson, Richard B. Russell, Leverett Saltonstall, Fred A. Seaton, John M. Slack, John Sparkman, Strom Thurmond, Cecil H. Underwood, and Alexander Wiley. Also includes negatives of photographs (4 in. x 5 in.) of candid shots of Senator Hoblitzell (1958) with President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, West Virginia Governor Underwood, members of his staff, and others.


  • 1956-1962


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Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.


4.4 Linear Feet (Summary: 4 ft. 4 3/4 in. (8 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 folder, 3/4 in.))

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West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:
John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. (1912-1962) Papers, 1956-1962
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US