Charles Hoffbauer papers, 1891-1974

Hoffbauer, Charles, b. 1875 d. 1957
Painter
Active in Mass.

Collection size: 7.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Letters to his family, many illustrated, relating to Hoffbauer's military duty at Falaise, Normandy, 1896-1897, to his first years in the United States, 1909-1911, and to his miltary duty in World War I; letters from Rudolph Evans, 1905-1907, describing his work on the Jefferson Memorial statue; letters from artists and others; and other business and personal correspondence; photographs of Hoffbauer, his paintings and studio; personal documents and biographical material; sketchbook with notes; diaries and other writings; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Paris, France.

Material donated 1977-1978 by Joseph Gropper, except for the correspondence 1905-1957, which was donated 1978 by Lewis Gelbert.

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