The Papers of William Herbert Hobbs in the Dartmouth College LibraryWMST Mss-112

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hobbs, William Herbert
Title Remainder: Papers. 1910-1938
Dates: 1910-1938
Identification: Mss-112





Administrative Information

The processing of this collection was supported by a Title II-C Grant from the U.S. Department of Education






HOBBS, WILLIAM HERBERT, 1864-1953



.25 lin. ft.



Papers



Geologist. Professor of Geology, University of Michigan Organized University of Michigan Greenland Expeditions, 1926-30 Author of many articles and a book on Peary. Long-standing interest in F. A. Cook



BOX I

CORRESPONDENCE



Concerning F. A. Cook



FOLDER : 1.

1910, 1914, 1916



FOLDER : 2.

1931



FOLDER : 3.

1935-36



FOLDER : 4.

1937



FOLDER : 5.

1938



MANUSCRIPTS



FOLDER : 6.

“The defense of Greenland” (typescript copy of a speech read at the American Advancement of Science, 1940)



FOLDER : 7.

“Dr. Cook: an unauthorized biography” 16 1. holograph



FOLDER : 8.

“The fourteenth century discovery of America by Antonio Zeno”



MISCELLANEOUS



FOLDER : 9.

Corrective note concerning “Discovery and exploration within an area west of Kane Basin”



Explanatory note concerning the “Discoveries of Antarctica...”



FOLDER : 10.

Maps and photographs of Greenland (photocopies)



FOLDER : 11.

Newsclipping - “Strip of Antarctic coastline named in honor of Prof. Hobbs”



PUBLICATIONS



FOLDER : 12.

“The Department of Geology”



“Early glaciers in North America”



“Engineering and Polar exploration”



“Evolution in the travel technique of Polar exploration”



“Exploration in Greenland”



FOLDER : 13.

“A footnote to University History”



“Greenland, the advances of a decade”



“In the mandated Pacific Islands”



“Meterologie - L'asymetrie de la circulation atmospherique”



“New interpretation of the deposits of the pleistocene continental glaciers”



FOLDER : 14.

“The northern flying route to Europe”



“On some misrepresentations of Antarctic history”



“A proposed open-ditch and tunnel sea-level ship canal across Honduras”



“Sounding the depths of the ocean”



Verse



FOLDER : 15.

Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. “The discoveries of Antarctica within the American sector, as revealed by maps and documents”





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