Fine Arts Quartet Records, 1910-2016

Summary Information

Title: Frederick John Hoffman Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1942-1955

  • Hoffman, Frederick John
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 141

Quantity: .6 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

This collection of over 300 documents consists primarily of correspondence between Professor Frederick J. Hoffman (1909-1967) and various literary figures of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. The collection dates from 1942 through 1955 and includes letters from luminaries such as Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Ezra Pound, Lionel Trilling and Thomas Mann. The collection also contains Hoffman's notes on interviews that he conducted with several noted writers and literary critics, including Sinclair Lewis, Edmund Wilson and H.L. Mencken.

Language: English

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