How Things Really Work, by Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby
Bill Hobby
Hobby Family Biography


Barnes, Ben. Barn Burning Barn Building: Tales of a Political Life, From LBJ to George W. Bush and Beyond, Albany, TX: Bright Sky Press, 2006.
ISBN 978-1-931721-71-4
Call Number: B B261
See page 231

Clark, James A. with Weldon Hart. The Tactful Texan: A Biography of Governor Will Hobby, New York: Random House, Inc., 1958
Call Number 58-8764
See pages 171, 179, 185, 194, 198, 199, 202, 203

Crawford, Ann Fears, Lorrin Kennamer, and James Reese. Texas-Lone Star Land: Its Geography – Its Government – Its People, Austin, TX: W.S. Benson & Co., 1993.
ISBN 0-87443-156-5
Call Number 976.4 C
See page 785

Dressman, Fran. Gus Wortham: Portrait of a Leader; College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1994.
ISBN 0-89096-580-3
Call Number B W932D
See pages 11-12

Farabee, Ray. Ray Farabee: Making It Through the Night and Beyond – A Memoir, 2008.
ISBN 978-0-615-25762-4
See pages 175, 187, 195, 200, 208, 216, 253, 261, 306

Gaither, Gerald (Editor). The Multicampus System: Perspectives on Practice and Prospects, Stylus Publishing, LLC, 1999. Published in Korean.
ISBN 1-57922-016-9
Call Number: LB2341.M77 1999
See pages 256-257

Haley, James. Passionate Nation, New York: Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2006.
ISBN 978-0-684-86291-0
Call Number: 976.4 H168
See page 547

Hall, Randal L. William Louis Poteat: A Leader of the Progressive-Era South, Kentucky: University of Kentucky Press, 2000.

Hill Jr., John and Ernie Stromberger. John Hill For the State of Texas: My Years as Attorney General, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.
ISBN 978-1-60344-072-1 and 1-60344-072-0
See pages 7, 11, 28, 30-32, 59, 71, 82-83, 97-101, 103, 110

Hobby, Bill with Saralee Tiede. How Things Really Work: Lessons from a Life in Politics, Austin, TX: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin, 2010.

Hobby, Edwin. A treatise on Texas land law, embracing a classification of the leading questions respecting land titles adjudicated in the first fifty-six volumes of Texas reports; the colonization laws and empresario system of Spain, Mexico, and Coahuila and Texas, with their construction and interpretation, St. Louis, MO: The Gilbert Book Company, 1883.

Hobby, Oveta Culp. Around the World in 13 Days, 1947.

Hobby, Oveta Culp. Mr. Chairman, Oklahoma City: The Economy Company,1936.

Hobby, Paul W. with Julie McClure. In Search of New Estremadura. Published privately.
ISBN 0-9748232-0-1

Hobby, William P. The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 26, Issue Number 3, August 1960. A review of The Longs of Louisiana by Stan Opotowsky.
See pages 415-416

Hobby, William P. The Journal of Southern History, Vol.69, Issue Number 3, August 2003. A review of Once Upon A Time in Texas: A Liberal in the Lone Star State by David Richards.
See pages 730-731

Hobby, Sr., William P. (Editor). Tributes in Memory of Willie Cooper Hobby, Houston, 1929.

Hutchison, Senator Kay Bailey. American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country, New York: Harper Collins Publishers Inc., 2004.
ISBN 0-06-056635-3
Call Number: 920.720973 H978
See pages 254, 259, 261, 262

Johnston, Marguerite. Houston: The Unknown City 1836-1946, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1991.
ISBN 0-89096-476-9
Call Number 976.41411J73
See pages 286, 420n

Kean, Melissa. Desegregating Private Higher Education in the South: Duke, Emory, Rice, Tulane, and Vanderbilt, Louisiana State University Press, 2008.
ISBN 978-0-8071-3358-3
See pages 91-92, 265 Notes 122-124

Keith, Gary A. Eckhardt: There Once Was a Congressman from Texas, Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2007.
ISBN 978-0-292-71691-9
Call Number B E19K
See pages 113, 198, 308, 324

Kingston, Mike, Sam Attlesey, and Mary Crawford. The Texas Almanac’s Political History of Texas, Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 1992
ISBN 0-89015-855-x
Call Number: 320.4764 K55
See pages 180, 183

Love, Ben. Ben Love: My Life in Texas Commerce, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2005.
ISBN 1-58544-489-8
See page 228

McCall, Brian. The Power of the Texas Governor: Connally to Bush, Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2009.
ISBN 978-0-292-71898-2
See pages ix for Foreword by William P. Hobby, 37, 41, 53-54, 56, 68, 71, 108, 137

Murdock, Steve H., et al. The New Texas Challenge: Population Change and the Future of Texas, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2003.
ISBN 1-58544-305-0
Call Number: HB3525.T4 N48
See page xxxix-xli for Foreword by William P. Hobby

Nicholson, Patrick James. In Time: An Anecdotal History of the First Fifty Years of the University of Houston, Houston, TX: Pacesetter Press, 1977.
ISBN 0-88415-371-1
Call Number: LD2281.H742 N5
See page 447

Pocahontas, Stacy. The Pettus Family, ed., comp. A. Bohmer Rudd, Washington, DC, 1957.

Richards, David. Once Upon a Time in Texas: A Liberal in the Lone Star State, Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2002.
3 ISBN 0-292-77118-5
Call Number: B R514
See pages 224, 226, 234-243, 245

Shire, Al (Editor). Oveta Culp Hobby, Houston, TX: Western Lithograph, 1997.

Simon, William R. Betty Jo: A Life Remembered; Dallas, TX, Published Privately, 2008.
ISBN 978-0-615-23650-6
See pages 253, 269, 290, 292, 303, 304, 334, 358, 408-409, 413, 416, 444, 470, 503, 508, 548, 576, 617, 621

Smith, Glenn W. The Politics of Deceit: Saving Freedom and Democracy from Extinction, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2004.
ISBN 0-471-66763-3
Call Number: JK275.S55 2004
See page 62

Spaw, Patsy McDonald (Editor), The Texas Senate Volume 1: Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1991.
ISBN 978-0890964422
See page ix for Foreword by William P. Hobby

Texas Legislative Council, Research Division. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature 1846-2006, Austin, TX: Texas Legislative Council, 2006.
Call Number: JK4866.T48
See pages 88-89



Bill Hobby’s Scrap Book

Guide to the Oveta Culp Hobby Papers. Fondren Library, Woodson Research Center.

Oveta Culp Hobby. The Handbook of Texas Online.

Oveta Culp Hobby and Lyndon Johnson. The White House Tapes. Presidential Recordings.

William P. Hobby Center for Public Service. Texas State University.

William P. Hobby. Rice University, Faculty Report

William P. Hobby, Jr. An Inventory of a William Pettus Hobby, Jr. Scrapbook at the Texas State Archives, 1989.


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