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Finding-Aid for the Hub Walker Collection (MUM00461)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00461/
Creator:
Walker, Hub
Title:
Hub Walker Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1925-1953
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection contains correspondence, programs, photographs, restaurant menus, and miscellaneous notes and newspaper clippings related to the life of Hub Walker. Items were created 1925-1953.
Quantity:
1 box.
Number:
MUM00461
Location:
G-15.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
Hub Walker Collection (MUM00461). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Biographical Note
Walker, a professional baseball player from the University of Mississippi, was a center fielder and played for the Nashville Volunteers and the Minneapolis Millers. His baseball career was interrupted by his service in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He spent his final year in Major League Baseball as a member of the 1945 Detroit Tigers, which captured the 1945 World Series.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection contains correspondence, programs, photographs, restaurant menus, and miscellaneous notes and newspaper clippings related to the life of Hub Walker. Items were created 1925-1953.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Container List
Hub Walker Collection


Folders:
1. TLS June 10, 1929; Oxford, MS; from Gathright-Reed Drug Co. to Mr. Walker.

2. program for Annual Ole Miss Football Banquet (1927).

3. Football program for Mississippi A & M vs. University of Mississippi (November 24, 1927).

4. American League badge with"1901 - 1951 Golden Anniversary".

5. ALS January 18, 1936; Pens Grove, NJ; from "Curly" to Hub Walker.

6. Western Union telegram October 2, 1945 from "Father Alwaise" to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Walker.

7. TLS July 11, 1925; Spring Hill, AL; from J.M. Walsh to Mr. Harvey Walker.

8. Western Union telegram September 12, 1927; from "Crosby" to Hubby Walker.

9. program for Catholic Central Victory Banquet 1942 City Champions.

10. invoice from Hillerich & Bradsby Co. for 2 Hub Walker Model bats (September 29, 1945).

11. Signatures from 1945 World Series.

12. Detroit American League Club's Players, 1931.

13. 16 photographs:
photo postcard
young man in uniform with gun
girl child on tricycle
"Jay - one year"
"Northern Calif. April 1942. Highway #1. Jack - me.
couple holding newborn
man holding newborn
house "Dec. 1943. 657 San Fernando"
side by side portraits of man
photo of man on postcard
5 men in swimsuits
"Aug. 1, 1945. Detroit"
"Detroit -- June '45"
Dizzy Dean and Hub Walker
Hub, his father, and his wife on couch
"August 1953"

14. 3 Restaurant Menus:
Joe Di Maggio's Grotto
The Brown Derby
La Casita Cafe

15. 2 tickets for the Navy vs. Notre Dame 1950 game.

16. Father's Day card.

17. 2 tags: "Navy volunteer" and "The Thalia Horse Races and Show".

18. notebook with World War II remininscences.

19. miscellaneous notes and materials.

also includes 2 folders of newspaper clippings and 1 scrapbook