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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Series II contains Hoffman's diaries, an unpublished autobiographical manuscript, poetry manuscripts, travel itineraries, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.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