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Subseries 11.4 | A Finding Aid to the Hans Hofmann papers, [circa 1904]-2011, bulk 1945-2000 | Digitized Collection

Hans Hofmann papers, [circa 1904]-2011, bulk 1945-2000

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11.4: Research Materials, 1944-2003

Series contains materials collected during the production of the two Hofmann documentaries from a variety of sources. Photocopies of archival materials from various archival collections are found, along with recorded interviews, writings, printed material, photographs, video and sound recordings (on 5 sound tape reels, 9 sound cassettes, 11 VHS videocassettes, and 5 BetacamSP videocassettes), and 13 motion picture film reels (three 16mm and ten 8mm). A large amount of material documenting Hans Hofmann is found, with smaller files related to family members and associates. Much of the material in the series is copied from their original sources, which are not in the collection and not always identified, but some original material is also found throughout the series.
Among the video, sound and film footage in the series are home movies of Hofmann shot in New York City, Provincetown, Berkeley, and on vacation with Renate Hofmann. Other film found in the collection includes footage of the Hofmann school from 1950 and around 1960, a short documentary about Hofmann in Provincetown which is uncredited, and a documentary by Walter Forma entitled "The Americans: Three East Coast Artists at Work" (1963), which contains a segment on Hofmann. Sound recordings include interviews copied from other collections of Hofmann and associates, an interview with Maria Hofmann by Dorothy Seckler, and a personal sound recording made by Renate Hofmann. Other interviews and lectures in the series, copied from the Archives of American Art and other sources, include Ray Eames, John Haley, Harold Rosenberg, Ludwig Sander, Myron Stout, and Glenn Wessels.
Series is arranged by subject, mostly names of persons documented in the reseasrch materials. A large group of files documenting Hans Hofmann is arranged under his name by type of material.
DescriptionContainer
Copies of Transcripts from Tina Dickey Interviews, 1998-2000
28
11-13
General, Film Research, 1997-2000
28
14
General, Printed Material, 1999-2000
28
15-16
General, Video Documentaries, 1993-2001
9 videocassettes (vhs)
28
17-19
Bultman, Fritz, 1968-1980
28
20
Bultman, Jeanne, 1997-1998
28
21
De Niro, Robert, Sr., 1995-1999
28
22
Eames, Ray, 1999-2001
2 sound cassettes
Includes transcript of 1980 oral history with Eames conducted for the Archives of American Art.
29
1-2
Former Students, circa 1990-2000
29
3
Grooms, Red, 1981-2001
29
4
Grooms, Red, 1966
1 videocassette (betacamsp)
duplicate
Animated film
Fat Feet
.
29
5
Haley, John, circa 1999
1 sound cassette
Interview concerning Hans Hofmann conducted by Lawrence Dinnean, 1973 July 30. From the University Art Museum collection of Hans Hofmann papers, University of California, Berkeley.
29
6
Harrison, Myrna, 2001
29
7
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material, 2000
From the Archives of American Art.
29
8
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material (correspondence), 2000
29
9
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material (on schools), circa 1945, 2000
29
10
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material (miscellaneous), circa 2000
29
11
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material (photographs, family), circa 2000
29
12
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material (photographs, schools), circa 2000
29
13
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material (photographs, students), circa 2000
29
14
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material (photographs, exhibitions), circa 2000
29
15
Hofmann, Hans, Archival Material (photographs, miscellaneous), circa 2000
29
16-17
Hofmann, Hans, FOIA Research, 2000-2001
29
18
Hofmann, Hans, Interview Conducted by Irma Jaffe (1966), 1998
2 sound cassettes
Includes transcript
29
19
Hofmann, Hans, Printed Material (book), 1963
Hans Hofmann
by William Seitz.
29
20
Hofmann, Hans, Printed Material (clippings), 1947-2000
29
21
Hofmann, Hans, Printed Material (exhibition announcements and catalogs), 1944-1966, 2002
29
22-24
Hofmann, Hans, Printed Material (monographs), 1957-2002
29
25
Hofmann, Hans, Printed Material (periodicals), 1944-1966
Oversized periodicals in Box 19
29
26-28
Hofmann, Hans, Printed Material (periodicals), 1951-1961
30
1
Hofmann, Hans, Printed Material (press releases), circa 2000-2002
30
2
Hofmann, Hans, Printed Material (miscellaneous), circa 1950-1970
30
3
Hofmann, Hans, Photographic Material, circa 1950-2000
30
4
Hofmann, Hans, Video and Film, 1950 August 2-5
Hofmann School Film Footage by Sam Feinstein, 1950 August 2-5
1 videocassette (betacamsp)
Duplicate
1 film reel
Black and white, silent, original
16mm
Videocassette also contains duplicates of reels from Box 30, folders 6 and 7. Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 32.
30
5
Hofmann School Film Footage, circa 1960
1 film reel
Color, silent; original
16mm
See videocassette in Box 30, folder 5 for access copy. Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 33.
30
6
“Hans Hofmann,” Short Documentary Made in Provincetown, circa 1960
1 film reel
Color, sound; Original
16mm
Uncredited. See videocassette in Box 30, folder 5 for access copy. Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 34.
30
7
Home Movies of Hofmann in Provincetown by Jacques Joseph Camins (circa 1960), circa 1999
1 videocassette (betacamsp)
Copy of motion picture film original not in collection
Running time 1 minute
30
8
Home movies of Hans and Renate Hofmann, circa 1964-1966
10 film reels
Includes shotlists
Color, silent
8mm
Motion picture film stored separately in film cans numbered FC 35-44.
30
9-13
Home Movies of New York City and Provincetown (1960 September), circa 1999
1 videocassette (betacamsp)
Copy of motion picture film originals not in collection
Includes photocopy of labels from 2 VHS duplicates of footage that were damaged and removed from collection
30
14
Home Movies of Hofmann Receiving Honorary Degree at University of California, Berkeley, taken by Karl Kasten (1964), circa 1999
1 videocassette (vhs)
Duplicate
1 videocassette (betacamsp)
Copy of motion picture film originals not in collection
30
15
“The Americans: Three East Coast Artists at Work” (1963) by Walter Forma, circa 1999
1 videocassette (vhs)
1 videocassette (betacamsp)
Copy of motion picture film original not in colleciton
30
16
Hofmann, Hans, Writings By Others, circa 2000
Includes drafts of "Schule fur Bildende Kunst" and
Talks on Art
by Tina Dickey.
31
1-2
Hofmann, Hans, Writings By Others, 1966-2001
Includes drafts of "Hans Hofmann" by Sam Hunter and an untitled manuscript by Glenn Wessels.
31
3-4
Hofmann, Maria, 1962
1 sound tape reel
Original
1 sound tape reel
Duplicate
Interview with Maria Hofmann conducted by Dorothy Seckler
31
5
Hofmann, Renate, 2001, circa 1964
2 sound tape reels
Duplicates
1 sound tape reel
Original
Personal sound recording made by Renate Hofmann of herself speaking mostly in German. Dupcliates are incorrectly labeled "Interview with Maria Hofmann in German." 2001 News clippings also found.
31
6-7
Hofmann, Theodor and Franziska, circa 1997-1999
Transcript of a conversation among the Hofmanns, Andre Emmerich, Bob Warschaw, and Suzanne Boller; correspondence; and an interview with Franziska, all translated from German.
31
8
Kahn, Wolf, 1998-2003
31
9
Kershner, Irvin, 1999-2001
31
10
Koch, Eric, 1978-2001
31
11
Kunitz, Stanley, 2000-2001
31
12
Matter, Mercedes, 1963-2001
31
13
Ownby, Haynes, 1993-1997
31
14
Pace, Stephen, 1994-2000
31
15
Orlowsky, Lillian, 1998-2000
31
16
Resika, Paul, 1994-2002
31
17
Rosenberg, Harold, circa 1999
1 sound cassette
Hans Hofmann Lecture, 1970, from Pacifica Radio Archives
31
18
Sander, Ludwig, 2000
1 sound cassette
Includes transcript and correspondence
1969 interview with Ludwig Sander from the Archives of American Art oral history program
31
19
Silverman, Elijah, 2000
31
20
Stella, Frank, 1999-2001
31
21
Stout, Myron, 1998
2 sound cassettes
Includes transcript of 1984 oral history interview.
31
22
Symposium, Artists Talk on Art, 1978
2 sound cassettes
Includes transcript
31
23
Vevers, Tony, 1981-2000
31
24
Wessels, Glenn, circa 1999
1 sound cassette
Duplicate
1 sound cassette
Copy from original recording not in collection
Wessels interviewed by Karl Kasten, 1970, from Bancroft library, University of California, Berkeley.
31
25
Oversized Research Material from Box 29, folders 26 and 28, Hans Hofmann Periodicals
19
Motion Picture Film Reel from Box 30, Folder 5
FC 32
Motion Picture Film Reel from Box 30, Folder 6
FC 33
Motion Picture Film Reel from Box 30, Folder 7
FC 34
10 Motion Picture Film Reels from Box 30, Folders 9-13
FC 35-44

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