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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)
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
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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
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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
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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
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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


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