Guide to the Bernard G. Hoffman ethnohistory papers, 1953-1964

Bernard G. Hoffman C0091


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Creator Hoffman, Bernard G.
Title Bernard G. Hoffman ethnohistory papers
Date 1953-1964
Physical Characteristics 1.5 linear feet3 boxes
Abstract This collection consists of ethnohistory manuscripts, including publications and research materials for the book "Cabot to Cartier: Ethnohistory of Northeastern North America, 1497-1555."
Collection Number C0091
Location note
Language English

Biographical Information

Bernard G. Hoffman earned a B.A. in 1946 from the University of Montana and a Ph.D. in 1955 from the University of California at Berkeley. He worked in 1955 and 1956 as a research analyst with the United States Department of Justice Indian Claims Section, in 1957-1958 as a research associate of the American University Foreign Area Study Division, in 1958-1964 as a research analyst for the National Science Foundation Foreign Service Information Program, and in 1964-1965 as head of the National Science Foundation's Course Content Improvement Program. In 1965 he joined the faculty of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Maryland at College Park, specializing in eastern American Indians from Appalachia to eastern Canada.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of ethnohistory manuscripts, including publications and research materials for the book "Cabot to Cartier: Ethnohistory of Northeastern North America, 1497-1555."

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Arrangement

Organized by subject and chronologically.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds books on North American colonial history.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Hoffman, Bernard G.

Geographical Names:

America--Discovery and exploration.
North America--Historical geography.

Subjects:

Ethnology--North America.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bernard G. Hoffman ethnohistory papers, Collection #C0091, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009. Revised by Amy Blake in 2018.

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Contents List

Box
1 Cabot to Cartier: Sources for a Historical Ethnolograpy of Northeastern North America 1497-1550
Box
2 Cabot to Cartier: Sources for a Historical Ethnolograpy of Northeastern North America 1497-1550
Cabot to Cartier: Maps c1500s
Cabot to Cartier order form c1960s
Box
3 Ethnohistory Volume 11, Number 1 Winter, 1964
John Clayton's 1687 Account of the Medicinal Practices of the Virginia Indians 1964
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