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Renate Hofmann personal recording, circa 1964

Hofmann, Renate Schmitz, 1930-1992


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Title: Renate Hofmann personal recording

Date: circa 1964

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 5 in. ; 1 hr., 2 min., 42 sec.

Description: Recording is primarily in German, with some English interspersed.

Speaker reads a letter addressed to her that begins "Miss Schmitz" (Renate Hofmann's maiden name).

Renate gives what she calls a "dictation" in which she analyzes her personality and what she wants to change about herself, talks about Hans and people they know.

Copy of tape in Hofmann papers is incorrectly labeled "Interview with Maria Hofmann in German."

Attribution and date are based on mention of "Miss Schmitz" and fact that Renate met Hans Hofmann in 1964 and they married in the fall of 1965.

Creator: Hofmann, Renate Schmitz, 1930-1992

Forms part of: Hans Hofmann papers, circa 1904-2011

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Renate Schmitz Hofmann. Renate Hofmann personal recording, circa 1964. Hans Hofmann papers, circa 1904-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 18128