Howard Hoffman Second World War correspondence
Collection — Box: WWII 14, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents
This collection contains letters from Private Howard Hoffman, US Army, to his family during the Second World War. Many of the letters contain detailed descriptions of his daily life. He saved menus and cards, which are included with his letters.
- Majority of material found within 1935 October 25-1945 December 25
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.
Biographical / Historical
Howard Hoffman was born and raised in Bloomfield, New Jersey, until moving to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at 55. He attended Berkeley School, South Jr. High School, and Bloomfield High School. Hoffman worked for Westing House for 30 years. He was married to his wife Dolores until his death. They raised four children, one son and three daughters. Hoffman retired to Ortley Beach, New Jersey, later returning to Pennsylvania.
.08 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
This collection contains written correspondence and ephemera from Pvt. Howard Hoffman, USA, during the Second World War.
This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marsha Singer.
Donor irrevocably transfers, conveys, and assigns to Chapman University all Intellectual Property Rights for the Donated Materials. For more information, consult original donation form.
- Basic training (Military education) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Local sources
- World War (1939-1945) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War (1939-1945) -- Poland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Howard Hoffman Second World War correspondence
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- Lee Feldman
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