John Edward Hoffmeister Papers

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John Edward Hoffmeister Papers
Creator: Hoffmeister, J. Edward (John Edward), 1899-1991
Call Number: A.H71
Dates: 1934-1960
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Collection Overview
Title: John Edward Hoffmeister Papers
Creator: Hoffmeister, J. Edward (John Edward), 1899-1991
Call Number: A.H71
Dates: 1934-1960
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
John Edward Hoffmeister (1899-1991) earned his degrees from Johns Hopkins University; an A.B. in chemistry in 1920 and a Ph.D. in Geology in 1923. He came to the University of Rochester in 1923 as a geology instructor. In 1928 he became a full professor, and in 1946 the chairman of the geology department. He served as Dean for the College of Men from 1942 to 1943, and as Dean of the faculty for the College of Arts and Sciences from 1943 to 1944. From 1944 to 1956 he was the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hoffmeister retired in June of 1964.

Scope and Content
The papers consist of two volumes of typescripts of Dr. Hoffmeister's speeches, convocation addresses, commencement addresses, radio talks, writings, etc., from 1934 to 1960. At the beginning of each volume there is a table of contents.

Subject(s):
Speeches
Manuscripts
Hoffmeister, J. Edward (John Edward), 1899-1991
University of Rochester -- Faculty
Access
The John Edward Hoffmeister Papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], John Edward Hoffmeister Papers, A.H71, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
The bulk of Dr. Hoffmeister's papers are held by the University of California, San Diego, Mandeville Department of Special Collections. A copy of the register is available at J. Edward Hoffmeister Papers, 1925-1982 .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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