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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 I. Correspondence and personal papers, 1903-1984, undated 36 box(es)
Correspondence and personal papers are organized in four subseries. Correspondence, 1909-1968 consists of general correspondence with friends, family, instructors, museums, and clients. Correspondence, research materials, photographs for commissions, 1927-1965, addresses the large commissions produced by Hoffman. This includes small drawings. The 3rd subseries comprises correspondence about exhibitions, publications, and lectures, 1920-1967. The fourth and final section, Correspondence from war relief, Dance International, 1915-1964 relates to Hoffman's volunteer activities in the relief effort for World Wars I and II as well as her involvement with Dance International (1937) and the New York World's Fair (1939).
Series I.A. Correspondence, 1903-1967, undated 8.5 Linear Feet
Arranged alphabetically. Most of the letters were sent to Hoffman. Files include occasional carbon copies or draft letters from Malvina Hoffman. One entire box holds original and transcribed correspondence between Hoffman and Auguste Rodin. 3 files hold letters from Stanley Field. There is significant correspondence with contemporaries and close friends Ivan Mestrovic, Anna Pavlova, J.J. Lemordant, Alexandre Iacovleff, and Marianne Moore. Included are cashbooks (1934-1960), address books, and papers regarding Hoffman's properties.
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1 1-2 A - general and friends, 1929-1964 circa 35 items
1 3-4 B - general and friends, 1914-1964 circa 80 items
1 5-6 C - general and friends, 1923-1964 circa 55 items
1 7 Adams, Herbert to Malvina Hoffman's mother regarding Malvina, 1909 1 item
1 8 Adams, Adelaide and Herbert, 1924-1946 7 items
1 9 Adams, F.B. Jr., 1958 4 items
1 10 Alexander, Arsene, 1929-1933 12 items
1 11 Avinoff, Andrey, 1929-1948 5 letters, 5 photographs, 1 brochure
1 12 Barbour, Dr. George (friend of Teilhard de Chardin), 1949-1965 6 items
1 13 Batchelor, C.D., 1966 4 items, 1 photograph
1 14 Benet, William Rose, 1950 4 items
1 15 Black, Davidson, 1931-1932 6 items
1 16 Bliss, Mildred, 1925-1940 10 items
1 17 Blodgett, George W. (National Gallery of the American Indian), 1933-1946 11 items
1 18 Borglum, Gutzon, 1909-1948 3 items
1 19 Boulet, Demonvel, M., 1912 5 items
1 20 Branch, Louise, 1937-1939 4 items
1 21 Branch, Melville, 1937 4 items
1 22 Brashear, John, - 2 items 1918, 1920 2 items
1 23 Brooklyn Museum, 1929-1961 7 items
1 24 Brooks, Van Wyck, 1945-1962 6 items
1 25 Buck, Pearl S., 1934-1965 17 items
1 26 Bunau, Varilla; Giselle and her father Colonel Phillipe, circa 1915-1953 13 items
1 27 Carrel, Aleseis, 1926-1950 circa 20 items
1 28 Charlot, Simon, 1946-1951 9 items
1 29 Churchill, Winston, 1946 2 items
1 30 Coll, Francisco, 1954-1959 5 items
1 31 Connick, Charles, 1943-1946 6 items
1 32 Cornell, Katherine, 1960-1961 5 items
1 33 Cortissoz, Katherine, 1933-1953 8 items
1 34 Craven, Thomas, 1950 1 item
1 35 Cushing, Dr. Harry, 1928-1934 10 items
1 36 Cutten, Leverett Howell, 1943-1959 circa 20 items
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2 1 D - general and friends, 1919-1966 circa 40 items
2 2 Dallas, Bishop John, 1941-1958 circa 15 items
2 3 Dandré, Victor, 1931-1936 circa 20 items
2 4 Davis, J. Lionberger, 1929-1965 circa 25 items
2 5 Delano, Frederick A., 1937-1941 5 items
2 6 Delano, William A., 1936-1952 circa 20 items
2 7 Dickinson, Dr. Robert C., 1937-1951 circa 50 items
2 7A Draper, Helen, undated 11 postcards
Postcards addressed to Hoffman's sister, Helen Draper, most from Hoffman.
2 8 E - general and friends, 1931-1957 circa 20 items
2 9 Eames, Emma, 1903-1951 circa 20 items
2 10 Eaton, Allen H., 1933-1959 9 items
2 11 Emmet, Marie-Louise "Sauvage," undated 4 items
box folder
3 1 F - general and friends, 1928-1964 circa 40 items
3 2 Field, Henry (Field Museum), 1930-1941 circa 12 items
Field Museum - regarding World Tour, 1930-1934, 1944
box folder
3 3 1930-1931 circa 60 items
3 4 1932-1934, 1944 circa 30 items
3 5 Field Museum project - letters of introduction not used, 1931 circa 15 items
Field, Stanley, 1930-1932
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3 6 1930-1931 circa 25 items
3 7-8 1931-1932 circa 50 items
3 9 Ford, John, 1936 4 items
3 10 French, Daniel Chester, 1916-1966 17 items
3 11 Frick, Helen, 1921-1945 18 items
3 12 G - general and friends, 1909-1964 circa 25 items, photographs
3 13 Green, Gretchen, circa 1943 10 items
3 14 Greene, Jerome D., 1938-1941 12 items
3 15 Greenley, Howard, circa 1933 3 items
3 16 Gibbs, William Francis, 1952-1962 7 items
3 17 Griaule, Marcel (Mission Dakar-Djibouti), 1933-1939 17 items, photographs
3 18-19 Granados, Victor, 1940-1944 circa 60 items
3 20 Guy, Loë M., 1949-1961 25 items
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4 1 H - general and friends, 1920-1964 circa 35 items
4 2 Harriman, Mrs. E.H. (Mary), owner of New York Studio at 157 E. 35th, 1921-1932 circa 40 items
4 3 Haseltine, Herbert (Hoffman's cousin, and a sculptor), 1907-1951 11 items
4 4 Healey, Frances, 1945 6 items
3 color photographs moved to Box 207, f2.
4 5 Henderson, David and Lady, 1919-1931 circa 8 items
Hocking, William Ernest, 1950-1965
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4 6 1950-1962 circa 30 items
4 7 1962-1965 circa 30 items
4 8 Holt, Charlotte, 1940-1945 10 items
Iacovleff, Alexandre, 1933-1954
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4 9 1934-1938 16 items
4 10 1939-1954 circa 34 items
Includes exhibition photographs and brochures.
4 11 1933-1938 28 items
4 12 Izcue, Elena and Viltoria, 1935-1946 16 items
4 13 Ingalls, Albert G., 1951 6 items
4 14 J - general and friends, 1934-1960 11 items
4 15 Jaccaci, August F., 1916-1927 9 items
4 16 Jaqua, Ernest (President, Scripps College), 1938-1946 17 items
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5 1 K - general and friends, 1931-1960 19 items
5 2 Keats, John (about), 1936-1953 6 items
Letters regarding a bust for the Hall of Fame, New York City.
5 3 Keith, Sir Arthur, 1931-1955 circa 50 items
5 4 Keller, Deane, 1948-1966 7 items
5 5 Keller, Helen, 1938 1 item
5 6 Kellogg, Donald, 1944 3 items
5 6a Kent, H. W., 1931, 1933-1934 6 items
5 7 Kent, Rockwell, 1940 1 item
5 8 King, Mrs. Charles G. (Ginevra), 1933-1938 10 items
5 9 Kinsey, Alfred C., 1943-1956 6 items
5 10 Koury, Leon, 1938-1947 5 items
5 11-12 L - general and friends, 1925-1961
5 13 La Farge, John, 1909 1 item
5 14 Lavery, Sir John, 1926-1935 7 items
5 15 Lawrie, Lee, 1948-1960 4 items
Lemordant, J.J., 1910-1937
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5 16-17 1910-1937 circa 70 items
5 18 1919-1921 circa 50 items
Regarding a tour in America.
5 19 Lind, Jenny, 1920-1952 5 items
Regarding Centennial Celebration.
5 20 Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1920-1934 6 items
5 21 Lipshitz, Jacob, undated 2 items
Mestrovic, Ivan, 1925-1951
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6 1 1925-1947 circa 20 items
6 2 1925-1947 circa 20 items, 2 photographs
6 3 1924-1928 23 items
6 4 1945-1946 circa 30 items
6 5 1947-1951 circa 40 items
Mestrovic, Ivan and Olga, 1917-1964
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6 6-7 1917-1960 circa 35 items
6 8 1922-1964 circa 50 items
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7 1 M - general and friends, 1919-1960 circa 50 items
7 2 McBride, Margaret, 1942-1943 10 items
7 3 McCartan, Edward, 1920 1 item
7 4 McLane, James Catimer, circa 1917 7 items
7 5 Manship, Paul, 1957-1966 4 items
7 6 Meire, Hildreth, 1938-1961 11 items
7 7 Ming, Chen Chau, 1966 5 items
7 8 Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., 1941-1960 circa 15 items
7 9 Monfried, Henri de, 1940-1966 11 watercolors
7 10 Monjo, Enrique, 1956-1964 12 items
Moore, Marianne, 1950-1966, undated
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7 11 1950 4 items
7 12 1951 10 items
7 13 1952 22 items
7 14 1953 19 items
7 15 1954 circa 12 items
7 16 1955 12 items
7 17 1956 8 items
7 18 1957 5 items
7 19 1958 2 items
7 20 1959 14 items, 1 color photo
7 21 1960 20 items
7 22 1961 9 items
7 23 1962 2 items
7 24 1964-1966 4 items
7 25 undated 24 items
7 26 Morgan, Anne, 1934-1947 20 items
7 27 Mudd, Stuart, 1940-1951 4 items
7 28-29 N - general and friends, 1917-1967 circa 80 items
7 30 National Arts Club, 1962-1965 13 items
7 31 National Sculpture Society, 1936-1955 circa 40 items
7 32 National Sculpture Society Annual Dinner, 1962-1964 February 11 14 items
7 33 Nielsen, Kate (Danish painter, friend), 1933-1949
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8 1 O - general and friends, 1924-1939 9 items
8 2 Ochs, Adolph, 1922-1931 4 items
8 3 O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1939-1944 4 items
With a note from Stieglitz.
8 4 Oukrainsky, Serge, 1915-1942 11 items
8 5 P - general and friends, 1919-1965 circa 50 items
8 6 Paderewski, Ignace, 1922-1930 4 items
8 7 Correspondence regarding Paderewski, 1930-1946 circa 30 items
8 8 Correspondence regarding Paderewski - "The Statesman," 1924 -1955 12 items
8 9 Letter to Paderewski from Hoffman, 1936 1 item
8 10 Paget-Fredericks, J., circa 1956 4 items
8 11 Patton, General George, 1929 2 items
Pavlova, Anna, 1915-1924
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8 12 1919-1924 12 items
8 13 1915-1916 6 items
8 14 Pickford, Mary, 1933, 1939 2 items
8 15 Presbrey-Leland (War Memorials), 1940-1960 circa 30 items
Pribicevic, Col. Milan, 1918-1937
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8 16 1918-1937 circa 40 items, photographs
8 17 1932-1936 circa 30 items, photographs
8 18 R - general and friends, 1917-1966 39 items
8 19 Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, 1938-1940 6 items
8 20 Reader's Digest, 1944-1952 11 items
Dowager Marchioness of Reading, 1934-1964
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8 21 1934-1943 circa 30 items
8 22 1944-1964 21 items
8 23 Richard, Guilio F. (architect), 1937-1949 33 items, photographs
8 24 Roberts, Frank, 1941, 1952 10 items
8 25 Rosales, E.O. de, 1916-1951 circa 50 items
Rodin, Auguste, 1910-1957, undated
Transcriptions of correspondence between Rodin and Malvina Hoffman, original letters from Rodin to Hoffman, Hoffman's letters to Rodin, and assorted papers about Rodin. A few of Rodin's letters contain sketches.
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9 1 Typewritten transcriptions of letters from Rodin to Hoffman, and from Hoffman to Rodin, 1910-1916 16 pages
9 2-22 Rodin, Auguste to M. Hoffman, 1910-1916 circa 40 items, lock of Rodin's hair, 1 piece of fabric, 1 piece of cloth (tricolor)
9 23-28 Hoffman, M. to Auguste Rodin, 1910-1916 6 items
9 29 Fabric (tricolor), undated 1 item
9 30 Rodin's last days and funeral - to M. Hoffman by Leonce Bémédele, 1917-1922 13 items
9 31 Miscellaneous items concerning Rodin, 1916-1957 circa 40 items
Printed matter, letters.
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10 1-4 S - general and friends, 1910-1966 circa 120 items
10 5 Schuré, Edouard, 1922-1931 17 items
10 6-7 Scribner, Charles's, 1935-1954 circa 60 items
10 8 Shankar, Uday, 1937-1938 10 items
10 9 Shuster, Will, 1937 7 items, photographs
10 10 Spanish Institute, 1957-1966 9 items
10 11 Stowe, Lyman, undated 2 items
10 12 T - general and friends, 1921-1964 27 items
10 13 Tagore, Abinandranath, 1930 2 items
10 14 Taylor, Myron C., 1953-1955 10 items
10 15 Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre, 1939-1964 circa 35 items
10 16 Temperly, Harold, 1919-1939 21 items
10 17 U - general and friends, 1936-1944 17 items
10 18 V - general and friends, 1931-1950 13 items, photographs
10 19 Verne, Henri, 1917-1962 11 items
10 20 Vogelaar, Dr., 1943 4 items
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11 1-2 W - general and friends, 1919-1962 circa 60 items
11 3 Warburg (Felix, Paul M., Fried and Nina), 1920-1945 circa 25 items
11 4 Weddell, Alex and Virginia, 1915-1945 22 items
Regarding Alexander Weddell memorial tablet.
11 5 Witt, Sir Robert, 1922-1933 circa 30 items
11 6 Y - general and friends, 1930-1941 10 items
11 7 Yourcenar, Marguerite, 1953-1962 9 items
11 8 Z - general and friends, 1931-1936 5 items
11 9 Zarraga, Angel, 1929-1937 11 items
11 10 Zorach, William, 1936-1945 4 items
11 11-12 Unidentified, 1913-1965 circa 53 items
Correspondence: fan letters, 1933-1966
Lectures and books, 1937-1966
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12 1 1937-1941 circa 40 items
12 2 1933-1966 circa 50 items
12 3 Fan letters: Sculpture Inside and Out, 1934-1959 circa 50 items
12 4-5 Fan letters: Yesterday is Tomorrow, 1965-1966 circa 35 items
For Heads and Tales, 1933-1965
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12 6-10 1936-1948 circa 150 items
box folder
13 1 1933-1965 circa 30 items
13 2 1936-1940 circa 50 items
13 3 1936-1940 circa 40 items
13 4 1948, 1956 5 items, news clipping
Cash books, 1934-1960
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14 1 1934-1943
14 2 1942-1960
14 3 1944-1951
box folder
15 1 Notes taken from p.102 of Cash book, 1934-1943 1 item
15 2-3 Notes taken from Cash book, 1942-1960 circa 40 items
Address books, undated
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16 1 Address book (alphabetized by country)
16 2 Address book (alphabetized by Field project countries)
16 3 Directory outside New York (alphabetized by state)
16 4 European addresses (alphabetized by name)
16 5 New York phone directory (alphabetized by name)
16 6 Loose items originally in Address book, folder 1
Correspondence and personal papers regarding properties in Paris and New York, 1915-1965
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17 1 Goldberger, Nathan (Hoffman's attorney), 1932-1953 8 items
17 2 Receipts, etc., for studio at 157 E. 35th St., N.Y., 1937-1958 circa 35 items
17 3 Receipts, renovations etc., for Villa Asti, Paris, 1927-1965 circa 50 items
17 4 Controversy over Sniffen Court, 1915-1942 22 items
17 5 Receipts, deeds, etc. for 157 E. 35th St., N.Y., 1922-1939 circa 30 items
Series I.B. Correspondence, research materials, photographs, and personal documents for commissions, 1927-1965 4 Linear Feet
Letters from clients and other papers regarding commissions: Hall of Man, Joslin Hospital panels, and others. The last box in this subseries includes papers regarding suppliers and foundries.
Hall of Man, 1932-1964
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18 1 Field, Stanley, 1932-1935 circa 35 items
18 2 Simms, S.C. (Director, Field Museum), 1930-1935 circa 50 items
18 3-4 Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 1932-1964 circa 100 items
Hall of Man correspondence,
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18 5 1930-1933 circa 50 items
18 6 1933-1964 circa 50 items
18 7 Letters to ambassadors, anthropologists and museums, 1930-1931 circa 50 items
18 8 Invoices, receipts, and miscellaneous list of references, 1930-1931 circa 15 items
18 9 Guérin Maritime Co. - packing slips, correspondence, 1931-1932 circa 30 items
18 10 Alexis Rudier Foundry, 1931-1933 circa 50 items
18 11 Alexis Rudier Foundry - List of bronzes produced from 1927-1934 10 items
18 12 Lists of photographs taken or purchased by Marouteau and Co. and S. Grimson, 1931 circa 30 items
box folder
19 1-2 Hall of Man documents, interviews: anthropometric data, circa 1927-1933 circa 100 pages
Joslin Hospital Relief Panels (Boston), 1955-1960
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20 1 Joslin, Elliot P., president, 1956-1960 circa 50 items
20 2 Shepley, Henry R., architect, 1956-1958 circa 35 items
20 3 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1955-1965 circa 30 items
20 4-5 Reference materials, correspondence, booklets and magazine clippings, 1952-1965, undated circa 80 items
20 6 Reference photographs and drawings, undated circa 100 items
One negative moved to Box 207, f.4.
20 7 Reference photographs for Pasteur, Banting and Best, undated circa 100 photographs, 1 booklet
One negative moved to Box 207, f.5.
20 8 Working drawings, undated circa 30 items, news clippings
Relate to photographs in this box, f.9. Large drawings moved to Box 189*, f.2.
20 9 Reference photographs, undated circa 60 photographs, news clippings
20 10 Working drawings, undated circa 20 items
Relate to photographs in f.11, this box. Large drawings moved to Box 189*, f.2.
20 11 Reference photographs, 1 booklet, various clippings and notes, undated circa 30 items and photographs
Correspondence, general commissions, Map of Mankind, Epinal Memorial, 1917-1967
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21 1 Bacon, Mrs. Robert Low, "The Sacrifice" - Memorial to American Ambassador Robert Bacon at Harvard Chapel, 1917-1951 circa 30 items
21 2 The Bush House, Commemoration to Anglo-American Friendship, 1922-1947 circa 25 items
21 3 The National Society of Colonial Dames (Eleanor Van Rensellear Fairfax Medal), 1924 10 items
21 4 Epstein, Jacob (Epstein Mausoleum), 1929-1931 15 items
21 5 Peabody, Dr. Endicott (Groton School), 1933-1951 circa 25 items
21 6 Buffalo Museum of Science, 1937 circa 15 items
21 7 Commissions, miscellaneous correspondence, 1936-1939 16 items
21 8 Liberty, 1937-1966 circa 35 items
21 9 Freer Gallery of Art, 1937-1941 12 items
21 10 Spreckels, Mrs. Adolph, 1937-1958 circa 35 item, news clippings
21 11 International Dance Fountain, New York World's Fair, 1939, 1937-1941 circa 50 items
Publicity, printed materials, photographs and correspondence.
21 12-14 Photographs: "Three Weeks Old Baby" (Dr. Robert Dickinson), 1939-1942 circa 50 items, 6 drawings, circa 100 photographs, news clippings
21 15 Wilkie, Wendell, 1940-1947 circa 40 items
Map of Mankind (Field Museum), 1942-1954
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22 1 1942-1954 circa 50 items
22 2 1943-1944 16 items
22 3 Grace Cathedral - reference materials, photographs and drawings, 1942-1944 circa 40 items, news clippings, 1 watercolor
See flat file folder **7 for blueprint of cathedral moved from this folder.
22 4 Cushing, Dr. Harvey, 1943-1949 circa 30 items
22 5 National League of Nursing (Adelaide Muffing medal), 1943-1959 circa 40 items
22 6 Weddell, Alexander Memorial Tablet, 1945-1948 circa 30 items, news clippings
Oversize drawings moved to Box 191*, f.10.
22 7 Paine, Thomas (Hall of Fame bust, New York Univ.), 1946-1952 circa 30 items and photographs
22 8 Commissions not carried out, 1945-1967 circa 25 items, 1 photograph
IBM, 1942-1952
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22 9 Regarding Flagpole, lectures, articles for Think, 1942-1946 15 items
22 10 Regarding Endicott Memorial, 1947-1948 circa 25 items, 1 photo
22 11 Regarding Memorial book, 1948-1949 circa 30 items, textiles
22 12 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1948-1952 circa 30 items
22 13 Epinal Memorial, 1948-1960 circa 50 items
22 14 Ramakrishna - Vivekananda Center, 1949-1966 circa 25 items
Epinal Memorial, 1949-1952
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23 1 Reference materials, booklets, clippings, 1949-1952 circa 15 items, news clippings
23 2 Photographs, 1949-1952 46 items, photographs, news clippings
Kimber Farms, Inc., 1954-1956
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23 3 Reference materials, 1954-1956 3 booklets
23 4 Genetics Award Medal design, 1954-1956 circa 25 items
Correspondence, drawings, photographs.
Oversize drawings moved to Box 191*, f.10; 1 negative moved to Box 207, f.6.
23 5 Ruth Slenzcynska Medal Design, 1954-1956 circa 40 items
Correspondence, drawings and photographs.
Oversize drawings moved to Box 191*, F10,
23 6 Miscellaneous correspondence, photographs, 1954-1956 15 items
23 7 Gano Dunn award, reference materials, 1961 circa 50 items, news clippings, photographs, 1 watercolor
Henry David Thoreau portrait, Hall of Fame, New York Univ., 1962-1966
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23 8 Reference materials, 1962 circa 30 items
News clippings, photographs, drawings.
Oversize drawings moved to Box 191*, f.10.
23 9 Correspondence, 1962-1964 circa 25 items
23 10 Correspondence regarding 10" replicas, 1963-1966 23 items
Correspondence regarding 10" replicas.
23 11 Harvie, Eric L. (Glenbow Foundation), 1963-1966 circa 50 items
Correspondence, price lists.
23 12 Museum Pieces, Inc., 1961-1966 circa 25 items
Correspondence, reference materials.
Clients, 1913-1964
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24 1 1913-1919 circa 25 items
24 2 1920-1930 circa 25 items
24 3 1930-1939 circa 30 items
24 4 1940-1950 circa 30 items
24 5 1945-1949 circa 50 items
24 6 1951-1959 circa 25 items
24 7 1960-1964 circa 40 items
Correspondence, invoices, suppliers, 1928-1966
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25 1 Lists - bronzes made by various foundries, 1928-1966 circa 20 items
25 2 Roman Bronze Works, correspondence and invoices, 1926-1966 circa 40 items
25 3 Rudier Foundry invoices, 1928-1934 16 items
25 4 Cellini Bronze Works, correspondence and invoices, 1926-1966 circa 20 items
25 5 Grey Iron Casting Co., correspondence, 1946 10 items
25 6 Medallic Art Co., correspondence and invoices, 1941-1967 circa 50 items
25 7 Modern Art Foundry invoices, 1944-1965 circa 30 items
25 8 Bedi - Rassy Foundry invoices, 1958-1965 15 items
25 9 Baillie, Robert A. (sculptor, marble cutter), correspondence, invoices, 1921-1930 circa 20 items
25 10 Miscellaneous correspondence and invoices, 1924, 1928, 1959 9 items
Series I.C. Correspondence about exhibitions, publications and lectures, 1920-1967 1.5 Linear Feet
Arranged roughly chronologically, this subseries holds correspondence, invoices, reference materials, clippings and programs for Hoffman exhibits, correspondence and invoices regarding her book Sculpture Inside and Out, and letters relating to lectures. One folder contains Hoffman's obituaries.
Exhibitions, 1920-1967
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26 1 Gallery Exhibitions: correspondence and invoices, 1920-1967 circa 50 items
26 2-3 One-Person exhibits: correspondence, 1927-1930 circa 40 items
Traveling exhibit, 1934-1941
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26 4 Correspondence, 1934-1935 circa 25 items
26 5 Correspondence, lists, 1935-1937 circa 25 items
26 6-7 Correspondence, reference materials, lists, 1936-1939 circa 80 items
26 8 Correspondence, clippings, photographs, 1937-1941 circa 50 items
26 9 Correspondence, clippings, 1942 circa 30 items
26 10 Lists of exhibitions, 1937-1962 10 items
26 11 Correspondence and lists of sculptures shown in various exhibitions, 1942-1967 circa 30 items
26 12 Guest lists for exhibit openings, 1928-1945 5 items
26 13-14 Grand Central Art Gallery correspondence, 1933-1935 circa 80 items
26 15 The Newark Museum exhibition correspondence, 1942-1943 14 items
26 16 The Brooklyn Museum exhibit correspondence, lists, 1945 15 items
26 17 Mount Holyoke College exhibition and lecture correspondence, 1950-1957 18 items
26 18 Memphis, Tennessee Exhibit (1957), correspondence, 1956-1957 17 items
26 19 Hoffman's obituaries; exhibition programs, 1966-1982 8 items, news clippings
26 20 Miscellaneous correspondence, lists, undated 3 items
26 21 Exhibition photographs, circa 1930-1967 21 photographs
Lectures, 1935-1958
Lectures completed, 1938-1944
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27 1 1938-1939 circa 30 items
27 2 1940 circa 50 items
27 3 1941-1944 circa 50 items
Lectures declined, 1935-1958
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27 4 1935-1938 circa 40 items
27 5 1939 circa 40 items
27 6 1940 circa 30 items
27 7 1941-1958 circa 25 items
W.W. Norton, correspondence and invoices regarding Sculpture Inside and Out, 1938-1964
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28 1 1938-1939 circa 30 items
28 2 1940-1947 circa 30 items
28 3 1948-1964 circa 30 items
Series I.D. Correspondence, War relief, Dance International, and miscellaneous, 1908-1984, undated 4 Linear Feet
Correspondence and related papers document Hoffman's involvement in war relief efforts with the Red Cross, Yugoslavia / Serbian war relief, French artists war relief (Appui aux artistes). Letters and reference materials relate to the Dance International monument for the New York World's Fair. Miscellaneous papers include various inventories, printed ephemera, and letters.
American Red Cross, Dance International, studio visits, 1915-1957
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29 1 Music League of America, correspondence, reference materials, 1915-1918 circa 40 items
American Red Cross, 1940-1944
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29 2 Correspondence, 1940-1944 circa 40 items
29 3 Receipts, invoices, 1940-1941 8 items
29 4 Reference materials for Service Pin, 1941 14 items
Pamphlets, drawings for service pin, photographs, watercolors.
Air Raid Warden, 1941-1942
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29 5 Correspondence, clippings and reference materials, 1941-1942 circa 30 items
29 6 Correspondence, reference materials regarding First Aid exams, 1941-1942 18 items, plastic Air Raid arm band
29 7 Air Raid Warden and Red Cross correspondence and photographs, 1917-1941 circa 50 items
29 8 Murray Hill Studio reference materials, correspondence, data, plans, 1938-1939 circa 50 items
29 9 Formal studio visits correspondence, 1937-1957 circa 50 items
Dance International, 1937
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29 10 Foreign affiliations reference materials, 1937 circa 30 items
29 11 Foreign countries correspondence, lists, reference materials, 1937 circa 20 items, news clippings
29 12-14 Press releases, pamphlets, 1937 circa 65 items
29 15 Lists of films and dancers, budgets, 1937 circa 40 items
Dance International, Appui Aux Artistes, 1914-1966
Dance International, 1937-1938
box folder
30 1 Films, dancers' correspondence, 1937-1938 circa 35 items
30 2 Miscellaneous correspondence, lists, circa 1937 circa 50 items, photographs
30 3 Maison Nationale de Retraite correspondence, photographs, 1945-1966 circa 25 items
Appui Aux Artistes - French Artists War Relief correspondence,
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30 4 1914-1916 circa 50 items, photographs
30 5 1917-1919 circa 35 items
30 6 1920-1923 circa 30 items
30 7 1924-1938 circa 30 items
30 8 1939-1947 circa 35 items
30 9 undated 25 items
With report by Hoffman.
30 10 French Artists War Relief lists and log of contributors, 1914-1918 3 booklets
Yugoslavia/Serbian War Relief, 1908-1937, undated
box folder
31 1 Kossovo Day celebration - correspondence, reference materials, pamphlets, 1918 circa 25 items, news clipping
31 2 Pribicevic, Colonel Milan (portrait), correspondence, lectures, photographs, 1918-1920 circa 25 items
31 3 Tchernoff, Sampson (artist, "Begging Boy"), correspondence, postcards and pamphlet ("Exhibition of Serbian War Pictures"), undated circa 25 items
31 4 Trivanovitch, Vaso correspondence, circa 1918-1937 13 items, 1 photograph
31 5 Yugoslavia correspondence, circa 1917-1921 circa 50 items
31 6-7 Yugoslavia reference materials, undated circa 45 items
Folder 7 contains report on "Impressions and facts," written by Hoffman, pamphlets, 1 picture book on Yugoslavia, other printed matter.
box folder
32 1 Yugoslavia clippings, press releases, 1919-1920 circa 40 items
32 2 Maps of Yugoslavia and surrounding countries, undated 6 maps
32 3 American Yugoslav Relief, journals and bulletins (log of contributions), 1908, 1912, 1919 4 books
32 4 Serbian War photographs, 1919 circa 50 photographs
Refer to Box 125, f7 for acetate negatives.
32 5 Yugoslavia miscellaneous, undated circa 30 items
32 6 American Red Cross - Mission to the Balkans correspondence, 1918-1920 19 items
32 7 American Relief Administration - correspondence, reference materials, 1919 8 items
32 8 American Yugoslav Relief correspondence, 1918-1919 circa 25 items
32 9 American Yugoslav Relief correspondence, reference materials, 1920-1921 circa 25 items
32 10 European Children's Fund correspondence, 1919-1920 4 items
War Relief - Yugoslavia, Italy-Ethiopia conflict, 1933-1965
box folder
33 1 American Friends of Yugoslavia - news bulletins, pamphlets, annual reports,audits, 1941-1964 11 items
33 2 American Friends of Yugoslavia correspondence, 1941-1942, 1961-1964 circa 40 items
33 3 The United Committee of South Slavic Americans publication, Bulletin, 1943-1944
33 4 United Yugoslav Relief Fund of America, correspondence and news bulletin, 1943-1951, 1965 circa 40 items
33 5 United Yugoslav Relief Fund of America correspondence, reports, 1942-1948 26 items
33 6 Yugoslavia (publication), 1942-1943 5 items, news clipping, photographs
33 7 Italy-Ethiopia conflict, correspondence, news articles, 1933-1936 10 items
Miscellaneous correspondence, photographs, documents, clippings, 1921-1984, undated
box folder
34 1 List of letters in Red File Box, undated 1 item
34 2 Miscellaneous photographs, 1958, undated 6 photographs
2 of Mia Slavenska; one of M. Hoffman w/Dali, National Arts Club, 1958, Epinal War Monument, portrait of "Bill," by John Flanagan.
34 3 Field Museum of Natural History, miscellaneous correspondence, 1930-1971 12 items
Regarding "Portraits of Man" exhibition, 1971; Charles Hoffman (nephew of M. Hoffman). With Museum Bulletin.
34 4 Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters, Office, 1984 12 items
Bacchanale Frieze was featured in 1984 Pageant.
34 5 Letters to J. Conner (Curator of Hoffman's estate), 1978 6 items and photographs
Regarding Emma Eames plaque.
34 6 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hoffman, correspondence, 1979, 1981 10 items
Regarding donation of "La Frileuse" to Jacksonville Children's Hospital in 1979 and 14 Studies of the Bacchanale Frieze to California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco in 1981.
34 7 Pennington, Harper, The Whistler I Knew, undated 1 item
Clipping of story.
34 8 Women's Board, Field Museum, miscellaneous correspondence, 1930-1984 9 items
34 9 Play by Henri de Monfried, undated 1 item
34 10 Milliken Gerrish Mill, blueprints, undated 3 items
34 11 Exhibition of "Daboa" (African Dancing Girl) and "Mongolian Dancer" at Dance International, 1937 11 items, news clippings
Programs of events and exhibition catalog.
34 12 London Conference of India, "Official Portraits," undated 90 photographs
34 13 Printed copies of articles written by Hoffman for Think magazine, 1944-1946 2 copies
34 14 Pamphlets, photographs and artwork pertaining to "Art Therapy for Disabled Veterans," article written by Hoffman for Think magazine, undated circa 25 items
34 15 m KHAS-PA-CHEN-PO ELQKA HO-THOG-THU portrait photographs, with list and index of "Mudras" gestures, undated 66 photographs
34 16 Maps of demographics in Iran and Iraq, Field Museum, 1939 2 maps
box folder
35 1 Miscellaneous news clippings about dancing and Hoffman, 1921-1982 circa 50 items
Press releases, bulletins, pamphlets, and catalogs, 1943-1981, undated
Regarding exhibitions and donations (Field Museum, Jacksonville University, St. Mary's Hospital (Minnesota), Far Gallery, New York City).
box folder
35 2 "Mummies," by Richard A. Martin, Chicago Natural History Museum, 1948
35 2 "Aleutian Islander," by George I. Quimby, Chicago Natural History Museum, 1944
35 2 "The Races of Mankind," by Ruth Benedict and Gene Weltfish, undated
35 2 "Le rôle de la femme dans une civilisation préhistorique de l'Argentine," by Emile R. Wagner and Duncan L. Wagner, 1937
35 2 "La Civilizacion Chaco-Santiagueña y sus correlaciones con las del viejo y nuevo mundo," by Doctor Juan Olsacher, Compañia Impresora Argentina, S.A., 1936
35 2 "Aboriginal Decorative Art From Arnhem Land, Northern Territory of Australia," by C.P. Mountford, 1939
35 2 "Aboriginal Crayon Drawings IV: Relating to Every-Day Incidents of the Ngada Tribe of the Warburton Ranges of Western Australia," by C.P. Mountford, South Australian Museum, 1939
35 2 "Aboriginal Crayon Drawings III: The Legend of Wati Jula and the Kunkarunkara Women," by C.P. Mountford, South Australian Museum, 1938
35 2 "Women of the Adnjamatana Tribe of the Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia," by C.P. Mountford and Alison Harvey, 1943, 1936-1981 18 items
35 3 Miscellaneous photographs, studies and drawings circa 50 items
Includes images of "The Sacrifice," "Bacchanale," "The Offering," "The Cock Fight," "Column of Life," the Rudier Foundry (negatives moved to Box 207, f.7), Postcards of Michel Mordkin, Presbrey-Leland, World Tour photographs, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hoffman.
Inventories, undated
box folder
36 1 Chronology of one-woman exhibits, undated 1 book
36 2 Index of scrap books, undated 2 copies
Index of photographs missing from archive, undated
box folder
36 3 Negatives at Peter A. Juley
[See Getty Research Library Special Collections Accession no. 82.P.9 for photographic prints.]
36 3 Negatives at F.A.R.L. (Frick Library)
36 3 Negatives in M. Hoffman collection
36 3 Films and moving pictures
36 3 Slides and transparencies
36 3 Cuts and electrotypes
36 4-5 Index to exhibition catalogs, articles, fan letters, correspondence, undated


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