Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Frederick L. Hoffman Papers, 1881-1989

Series II: Manuscripts and documents, 1881-1945, undated

Series II contains Hoffman's diaries, an unpublished autobiographical manuscript, poetry manuscripts, travel itineraries, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. The texts of lectures given by Hoffman at Yale University in February 1916 and at Babson Institute between 1922 and 1925 are also included. Finally, there are three annual reports Hoffman submitted to the president of Prudential Insurance Company, dating from 1907, 1913, and 1917.

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Box 11 Diaries in German and English, 1881-1890

Box 12 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1885-1889

Box 23 Scrapbook: Brunswick, Georgia, 1887

Box 23 Scrapbook: Chattanooga, 1891

Box 23 Scrapbook: Hampton, 1892

Box 12 First articles written by hand, 1894-1899

Box 12 Folder 1 "Heredity in Relation to Cancer" Typescript (17 Pages), 12 March 1926

Box 23 Scrapbook: Cottage City, Massachusetts, 1895

Box 11 Small diaries in German and English, 1904-1945

Box 2 Annual Report of Frederick L. Hoffman to President of Prudential, Mr. John F. Dryden, 1907

Topics include: Changes in Ratings.

Box 37 Frederick L. Hoffman LL.D. Diploma from Tulane University, 1911 May 17

Box 5 Annual Report of Statistician's department, 1913

Box 14 Lectures on Race Pathology and Anthropometry at Yale University, 1916 February

Box 7 Annual Report of Statistician's department, 1917

Box 14 "Verses of a Wanderer", 1918-1920

A book of poetry by Hoffman. Bound but not printed.

Box 7 Itinerary of European trip, 1919

Box 30 Itinerary, 1919 August-December

Box 10 Index of a Statistician's library of over 200,000 volumes, circa 1920s

Box 31 South American exploration trip, 1921

Box 16 Bound volume of lectures given to students at Babson Institute, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, 1922

Box 30 "Life Insurance of the Future" and other addresses, Babson Institute, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, 1923

Box 17 Addresses given by Frederick L. Hoffman for Babson Institute, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, 1923-1925

Box 17 Geographical Itinerary - Belize - Yucatan, Mexican Trip, 1926 June 7-July 29

Box 19 Air Journey to Mexico, 1930 January-February

Box 31 Photograph of Hoffman, age 70, circa 1935

Box 10 The Life Story of a Statistician from 1865-1884 (as written by himself), undated, Bound but not published. Rough draft.

Box 21 Published and unpublished verses by Hoffman, undated

Box 21 Scrapbooks: photographs of Mexican journey, undated

Box 22 Scrapbook: West Indies, undated

Box 22 Scrapbook: Hawaii, undated

Box 22 Scrapbook: Navajo country, undated

Box 23 Scrapbook: Yellowstone Park, general, undated

Box 23 Scrapbook: family photographs, undated

Box 31 Photograph of Hoffman's office in Prudential building, undated

Box Unknown Four scrapbooks, undated

Box 1 Memorabilia, undated