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James Hobgood papers

James Hobgood papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Hobgood papers
Creator: Hobgood, James Hollister, 1914-1988
Inclusive Dates: 1935-1970
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4270
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Hollister Hobgood was born in Calhoun, Georgia in 1914. He graduated from the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism at the University Georgia in 1937 and, in 1958, became the editor and publisher of the "Gordon County News", which merged with the "Calhoun Times" in 1960. He was elected President of the Georgia Press Association in 1963.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and awards related to James Hobgood's career as a journalist. Also included are a few items belonging to his wife Mary Louise Nevin Hobgood including an award and a Georgia Senate resolution in memory of her father Henry W. Nevin.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Hobgood papers, ms4270, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia Press Association
Georgia Press Institute
Hobgood, Mary Louise Nevin, 1926-2015
Journalism -- Georgia -- Awards.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Awards and certificates , 1948-1970
Photographs include images of James Hobgood and his wife Mary Lou Nevin Hobgood along with other named and unnamed people at press events and awards ceremonies circa 1964.
1Georgia Press Association plaque, 1963-1964
13Georgia Press Institute , 1962, 1964
1Georgia Senate resolution, 1943 September 28
14Photographs, Circa 1964
15Press cards, 1935