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- Variations in title: Also known as Francis Hoffman papers (A676.XVII.A)
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- Hoffman, Frank
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9 cm graphic materials [photographs]
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Records in the fonds were likely transferred to the archives between 1925 and 1986. Their original provenance is unclear.
From 1925 through to 1982, the official repository for Conference, Presbytery and local records of the United Church in Saskatchewan was at St. Andrew’s College (Saskatoon). In 1982, the Conference signed an agreement to house their records with the Saskatchewan Archives Board (later Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan), while still retaining ownership and management responsibilities. The collections were gradually relocated and continue to be stored with the Provincial Archives, to the present day.
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The fonds primarily consists of papers by and relating to Rev. Hoffman and his and others work among Hungarian immigrants.
Contents include: correspondence and reports about missions in Alberta and Northern Saskatchewan; a list of Hungarian immigrants to Canada (some photos included); Az Otthon 1922-1925 (in Hungarian); and related materials, newspaper clippings, and documents concerning mission work and fieldwork Hoffman and others undertook in Saskatchewan. Among the materials is a biographical sketch of the Rev. Emerick Csendes [Czendes], written by Rev. Hoffman, and a copy of “Tales of Hoffman” by R.W. Hardy.
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Biographical files for Rev. Frank Hoffman and Rev. Emerick Czendes are included in the Saskatchewan Conference collections (see A676.XX.Hoffman, A676.XX.Csendes).
Hoffman’s dissertation on immigrants from Central and South-east Europe, 1925-1927, presented in 1927, is included in Edmund H. Oliver fonds [PR4] (file number A.676.XVII.D.30).