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Malvina Hoffman papers, 1807-1882, 1897-1984, undated

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Series I. Correspondence and personal papers, 1903-1984, undated
Series I.A. Correspondence, 1903-1967, undated
Series I.B. Correspondence, research materials, photographs, and personal documents for commissions, 1927-1965
Series I.C. Correspondence about exhibitions, publications and lectures, 1920-1967
Series I.D. Correspondence, War relief, Dance International, and miscellaneous, 1908-1984, undated
Series II. Datebooks, 1902-1966, undated
Series III. Manuscripts, publications and lectures, 1807-1882, 1905-1966
Series IV. Periodicals, clippings, and exhibitions catalogs, 1915-1962, 1917-1980, undated
Series V. Photographs, negatives, and copper printing plates, circa 1910-1965
Series V.A. Photograph Albums, "The Races of Mankind," circa 1930-1933
Series V.B. Photographs of projects, volunteer activities, and personal life, circa 1919-1964
Series V.C. Negatives, lantern slides, copper printing plates, circa 1915-1957, undated
Series VI. Videocassettes and sound cassettes, 1924-1939, 1961, undated
Series VII. Travel diaries, postcards, scrapbooks and memorabilia, 1897-1966, undated
Series VIII. Sketchbooks, drawings, and photographs, 1898-1964
Series VIII.A. Sketchbooks, 1898-1964
Series VIII.B. Large photographs of sculptures and commissions, 1915-1960
Series VIII.C. Working drawings, sketches and progress photographs, 1915-1964
Series X. Motion picture films and negatives, 1924-1939, undated
Hoffman (Malvina) Papers
Series V. Photographs, negatives, and copper printing plates, circa 1910-1965 81 box(es)
Series V.C. Negatives, lantern slides, copper printing plates, circa 1915-1957, undated 10 Linear Feet
Negatives of personal images (Hoffman, family and friends), images from Hoffman's world trip, and images of her work. Refer to Series X, Boxes 207-209 for damaged negatives pulled from throughout the archive.
Personal photographs, undated
Glass and acetate negatives.
box folder
107 1 Images of M. Hoffman with Ana Pavlova and miscellaneous images, including paintings by M. Hoffman circa 15 items
107 2 Paintings by M.H.; "Kiki" (the cat), "Nursie," drawing by Hoffman, circa 1929 (magazine cover illustration), and sculpture by Alexander Iacovleff, circa 1929 circa 15 items
107 3 Images of the Paris villa, in the studio, and others circa 30 items
107 4 Portrait, Samuel Grimson circa 5 items
107 5 Richard and Fidelia Lamson Hoffman, family portraits circa 5 items
Glass and acetate negatives, 1930-1931, undated
box folder
108 1 Miscellaneous images circa 90 items
Includes images of world trip, Kiki, others. Glass and acetate negatives.
108 2 Altamira Caves circa 35 items
108 3 Monet in His Garden circa 25 items
108 4 Sculpture in gardens circa 70 items
England, Switzerland, Spain, Italy.
108 5 Sculpture in gardens (France) circa 50 items
108 6 Sculpture in gardens (U.S.A.) circa 50 items
box folder
109 1 Glass negatives, lantern slides, 1930-1931, undated circa 15 items
Glass negatives of Paris from the world trip, 1930-1931; lantern slides for M. Hoffman lecture, "Sculpture of garden architecture."
109 3 Film negative strip, undated
8mm negative film with ten frames.
Negatives: Pavlova and dance sculptures, undated
box folder
110 1 Photographs of "Bacchanale," "La Péri," "Les Orientales," "Russian Dancers," and Serge Oukrainsky lithograph 13 items
Glass negatives.
110 2 "Mort Exquise," "Gavotte" and "Bacchanale" circa 10 items
Glass and acetate negatives.
box
111 Negatives circa 200 items
Negatives, binders 2-4; small images of gardens and garden sculpture; an inventory. See also Box 107A, f.3.
Negatives of work by Malvina Hoffman, 1912, circa 1937-1939
Glass negatives.
box folder
112 1 "Bacchanale" and "Ballet Russe" circa 10 items
112 2 "Mordkin Laughing," "Woman Dancing (Bacchanale)" circa 10 items
112 3 "La Frileuse," "La Femme de Trente Ans," "Gargoyle - Grotesque Mandolin Player," "Fawn Surprised (ballet dancer - 'L'Après-midi d'un faune')," 1912 circa 10 items
112 4 Pavlova and Malvina Hoffman circa 5 items
112 5 New York World's Fair and International Dance Fountain, circa 1937-1939 5 items
Negatives, Bacchanale, undated
box folder
113 1 Pavlova and Mordkin posing for "Bacchanale" circa 13 items
Acetate negatives and contact sheets.
113 2-3 Bacchanale frieze circa 20 items
Glass negatives.
113 4 Acetate negatives of Bacchanale frieze panels circa 25 items
box folder
114 1 Pavlova and Mordkin posing for "Bacchanale" circa 30 items
Glass negatives.
Negatives, Hall of Man, Indian dancers, 1937, undated
box folder
114 2 Assorted dance and Hall of Man sculptures circa 30 items
Acetate negatives; 1 negative moved to Box 208.
box folder
115 1 Field Museum plasters (Asian dancers, etc.), undated 20 items
Glass negatives.
115 2 Hindu Dancers -- Shankar and Madhavan, 1937 6 items
Glass negatives; showing series of South Indian Mudras with title of each position.
115 3 Madhavan (East Indian Dancer from Ballet company), undated circa 35 items
Acetate negatives; 3 damaged negatives moved to Box 208.
Negatives: World Tour and Hall of Man, circa 1930-1934, undated
See photocopied list of images in Box 107A.
box folder
116 1 Glass negatives for lecture, 1933 20 items
For lecture at Colony Club regarding world trip and types.
Acetate negatives
box folder
116 2 Volume I 89 items
World tour. 3 damaged negatives moved to Box 208. See negative list, Box 107A, f.4.
116 3 Volume II 46 negatives
World tour. See negative list, Box 107A, f.4.
116 4 Volume III 125 negatives
World tour. See negative list, Box 107A, f.4.
116 5 Volume IV 108 negatives
World tour. See negative list, Box 107A, f.4.
116 6 Acetate negatives: Hall of Man 6 negatives
116 7 Acetate negatives: India (World Tour) 56 negatives
116 8 Acetate negatives: China (World Tour) 85 negatives
box folder
117 1 Glass negatives: Hall of Man sculptures circa 45 items
117 2 Photocopied list of glass and acetate negatives, Hall of Man sculptures. See another copy in Box 107A, f.4. 6 items
box folder
118 1 Glass negatives: World Tour, 1930-1932 13 items
118 2 Glass negatives: Hall of Man Bronzes 24 items
1 group of acetate negs moved to Box 209.
Glass negatives: World Tour, 1930-1932
box folder
118 3 1930-1932 22 items
Includes images of Gypsy dancers and Jaipur, Burma, Cambodia, Ceylon; Brittany - St. Guénolé and La Malvi Calvaire; Paris (Villa Asti); Pierre and Fils Limet; and New York - "L'après midi d'un faune."
118 4 circa 1930-1932 circa 20 items
box folder
119 1 1931-1932 17 items
"Racial Types," taken by S.B. Grimson.
119 2 Glass negatives, photographs, undated 8 items
box folder
120 1 Glass negatives from World Trip, circa 1930-1933 circa 60 items
Images by M. Hoffman and S. Grimson.
Lantern Slides: Yugoslavian War Relief, 1918-1933, undated
Used in Yugoslavia lecture, circa 1918-1919
box folder
120 2 Captions, 1919 circa 10 items
120 3 Of drawings by Hoffman, 1919 circa 10 items
120 4 Images of war and relief effort in Yugoslavia, circa 1918 circa 10 items
120 5-7 "Views in Balkans," circa 1919 circa 30 items
120 8 Maps of Serbia, 1918 4 items
120 9 World trip and Mestrovic portrait, undated circa 10 items
120 10 Used in lecture on Yugoslavia, circa 1919 circa 10 items
With list of slides.
120 11 Images of war and relief in Yugoslavia, circa 1919 circa 10 items
Negatives: portraits, undated
box folder
121 1 Glass negatives: miscellaneous portraits and sculptures 17 items
121 2 Acetate negatives, miscellaneous portraits by Hoffman circa 15 items
Keats, Moore, Morgan, others.
121 3 Glass negatives, portraits by Hoffman 9 items
Robert Bacon.
Negatives, lantern slides: portraits, Dance International/New York World's Fair, circa 1912-1964
box folder
122 1 Acetate negatives: portraits by M. Hoffman, circa 1912-1964
Dr. Charles Malik, 1956; Henry de Monfried, 1954; Henry David Thoreau, 1962; John Keats, 1912-1926; Ivan Mestrovic, 1947; Father Teilhard de Chardin, 1948, 1964; Marshall Field, 1958; Marguerite Yourcenar, 1962; Mr. Bayard Dodge, 1962; Professor Hockin; Katherine Cornell (acetate negatives for International Dance Fountain, New York World's Fair, circa 1937-1939).
122 2 Lantern slides, used in lecture, "War and Relief in Serbia," circa 1919 circa 10 items
122 3 Glass negatives: "Views of the Balkans," circa 1919 circa 10 items
122 4 Glass negatives: Serbian drawings, circa 1919 circa 10 items
122 5 Lantern slides, "Serbian War photographs," 1919 2 items
Transferred from photo album, Box 75.
box
123 Glass negatives: Portraits by Hoffman
James Greenleaf Croswell, Richard Hoffman, "L'Offrande," "Sacrifice," and Henry Clay Frick.
Negatives of work by Malvina Hoffman, undated
box
124 "Sacrifice," Paderewski, Boldini, Emma Eames and "The Mattress Maker [Edouard Schuré]," undated circa 20 items
Glass negatives of portraits by Hoffman.
box folder
125 1 Acetate negatives, Binder 1 circa 30 items
With photocopied list of negatives. One negative moved to Box 208, f.1.
125 2 Acetate negatives, photographs of sculptures and portraits circa 20 items
Bullfight series.
125 3 Acetate negatives of sculptures and portraits circa 20 items
Epstein memorial.
125 4 Acetate negatives of miscellaneous works circa 20 items
Edouard Shuré, "Paris Neighbor - Mattress Maker," Paderewski, Mestrovic, "Hand of Lemordant," others.
125 5 Acetate and glass negatives of Hoffman sculptures circa 15 items
"Surprise," Joslin Hospital panels, Epinal Monument.
125 6 Strips of unidentified negatives 12 items
35mm Kodak film taken from Box 97. photographs of Pavlova, "Bacchanale," "Shilluk Warrior," and "Hindu Incense Burner."
125 7 Acetate negatives, "Serbian War photographs" circa 25 items
Removed from Box 32, f.4.
Negatives, lantern slides, 1957, undated
box folder
126 1 Glass negatives: Rudier Foundry, "Elemental Man," and International Dance Fountain 15 items
126 2 Lantern slides: "American Friends of France," World War II, Anne Morgan, others 11 items
126 3 Lantern slides: Joslin Project finished panels, 1957 6 items
126 4 Lantern slides: Joslin Project, medical data for panels, 1957 8 items
126 5 Lantern slides: Joslin Project, 1957 7 items
126 6 Glass negatives: miscellaneous portraits, sculptures circa 15 items
126 7 Acetate negatives and lantern slides: miscellaneous sculptures circa 30 items
American Friends of France, International Dance Fountain, "Progress tests - unfinished Epinal."
Negatives of work by Malvina Hoffman, undated
box folder
127 1 Glass plate negatives: "Four Horseman of the Apocalypse" circa 10 items
127 2 Acetate negatives: photo murals circa 50 items
127 3 Acetate negatives: "The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse" circa 20 items
127 4 Acetate negatives: Sculpture Inside and Out circa 50 items
Negatives, lantern slides: works by Hoffman, undated
box folder
128 1 Lantern slides: miscellaneous works
128 2 Lantern slides: unidentified circa 50 items
With a list.
128 3 Acetate negatives, miscellaneous images circa 35 items
Includes S. Grimson's images and foundry images.
box
128A Lantern slides: Yugoslavia, undated
29 images, 7 of which are of drawings (M. Hoffman) of people.
box
128B Lantern slides: Ballet, busts, undated
35 images, 33 of a ballet (L'Après-midi d'un faune?), one of a bust of Paderewski (by M. Hoffman), one of a bust of a man (by M. Hoffman) image labelled "Straits Settlements Malay, Sakai Jungle Tribe" from the Chicago Nat. History Museum exhibit.
box
128C Lantern slides: Gardens, undated
32 images of gardens and garden sculptures in Italy, England, U.S.A, France, India, Cambodia.
box
128 Lantern slides: M. Hoffman sculptures, undated
22 images: 2 of Col. Milan Pribricenvic; 8 of the Bush House sculpture group; 8 of the Four Horsemen; 4 unidentified.
Copper plates of photographs, undated
box
129 Plate 1: "M. Hoffman's signature"
129 Plate 2: "Photo of M. Hoffman"
129 Plate 3: "William Adams Delano"
129 Plate 4: "Ivan Mestrovic (drawing)"
129 Plate 5: "Marble Portrait of Thoreau"
129 Plate 6: "Daboa" (Hall of Man)
129 Plate 7: "Sir Raina Krishna (in Alabaster)"
129 Plate 8: "Père Limet (drawing)"
129 Plate 9: "Marble Portrait of Keats"
129 Plate 10: "Mongolian Archer (Hall of Man)"
129 Plate 11: "Portuguese Rider of Lipizzian Horse (1955)"
Copper plates of photographs, undated
box
130 Plate 1: "Ivan Mestrovic - Heroic (1/2 figure)"
130 Plate 2: "Bali Dancer with Fan (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 3: "Pièrre Leconte du Moñy"
130 Plate 4: "Rickshaw Driver (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 5: "Japanese Lady (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 6: "Senegalese Male - Heroic Head (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 7: "Female Javanese Dancer - Heroic Head (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 8: "Hands, Vita Nuova"
130 Plate 9: "Daboa (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 10: "Jaipur Lady (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 11: "Daboa (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 12: "Bullfight series: Mulka - 'Natural'"
130 Plate 13: "Mongolian Archer (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 14: "Pièrre Teilhard de Chardin"
130 Plate 15: "Bullfight series"
130 Plate 16: "Bullfight series: Matador, 'Veronica'"
130 Plate 17: "Bacchanale Frieze"
130 Plate 18: "Bali Woman (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 19: "Dutch East Indies Group (Hall of Man)"
130 Plate 20: "Bullfight series: 'Picador'"
Copper plates of photographs, undated
box
131 Plate 1: "Senegalese Heroic Head (Hall of Man)"
131 Plate 2: "Boldini"
131 Plate 3: "Samoan Male (Hall of Man)"
131 Plate 4: "Hamite (Hall of Man)"
131 Plate 5: "M. Hoffman with Kiki in Paris Garden"
131 Plate 6: "Male Javanese Dancer (Hall of Man)"
131 Plate 7: "Bali Woman"
131 Plate 8-9: "Corner Design Woodcut for Grand Central Gallery Catalogue," 1929 2 pieces
131 Plate 10-13: "Bacchanale Frieze" 4 plates
131 Plate 14: "Tam-Tam - African Drummer (Hall of Man)"
131 Plate 15: "Shilluk Warrior"
131 Plate 16: "Armenian Jew"
Copper plates of photographs, undated
box
132 Plate 1: "Père Limet (drawing)"
132 Plate 2: "Horse's Head for Gate Post"
132 Plate 3: "Mask of African Slave"
132 Plate 4: "Martinique Woman (Hall of Man)"
132 Plate 5: "Coal Man"
132 Plate 6: "Samoan-Polynesian man bust (Hall of Man)"
132 Plate 7: "Marble portrait of John Keats bust"
132 Plate 8: "Cantonese Woman (Hall of Man)"
132 Plate 9: "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (frieze)"
132 Plate 10: "Ivan Mestrovic (1/2 of Heroic size figure)"
132 Plate 11: "Daboa (Hall of Man)"
132 Plate 12: "Kashmiri in Meditation"
132 Plate 13: "Cantonese Woman, Mud Carrier (Hall of Man)"
132 Plate 14: "Kalahari Bushwoman and Baby (Hall of Man)"
132 Plate 15: "Bacchanale (Pavlova and Morkdin) - Art Deco Design" (plate for lithograph)


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