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Albert Watt Hobt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0332

The Albert Watt Hobt Papers consist of Hobt's collection of poems concerning sports. Poetry of Sport is a collection of works by many authors which Mr. Hobt hoped to incorporate into a volume of poetry praising sports and sportsmen.

Dates

  • 1930-1960

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Albert Watt Hobt Papers consist of Hobt's collection of poems concerning sports. Poetry of Sport is a collection of works by many authors which Mr. Hobt hoped to incorporate into a volume of poetry praising sports and sportsmen.

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert Watt Hobt Sr. (1893-1963) was an athletics coach and professor of physical education at the University of Tennessee. He joined UT in 1921 and served as the head of the physical education department until his retirement in 1961. He married Nelle Bridges Mullineux (1895-1979) in 1918 and they had one child, Albert Watt Hobt Jr. (1919-1977).

Arrangement

Collection consists of one box divided into two series: .

Acquisition Note

The papers of Albert Watt Hobt were presented to the University of Tennessee Library by his widow, Mrs. Nelle Hobt, on May 14, 1964.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480