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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.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
box folder
29 1 Music League of America, correspondence, reference materials, 1915-1918 circa 40 items
American Red Cross, 1940-1944
box folder
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
box folder
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
box folder
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,
box folder
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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