Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984

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Collector, curator, art historian; d. 1984.

From the description of Philip Hofer interview 1984 Apr. 24 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316381

Hamilton (1734?-1796) was a British army officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was also Lieutenant-Governor and Governor of Detroit, Quebec, Bermuda, and Dominica.

From the guide to the Philip Hofer papers concerning the Henry Hamilton collection, 1941-1942., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Hamilton (1734?-1796) was a British army officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was also Lieutenant-Governor and Governor of Detroit, Quebec, Bermuda, and Dominica. Philip Hofer was Curator of the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts of the Harvard College Library.

From the description of Philip Hofer papers concerning the Henry Hamilton collection, 1941-1942. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612704866

Philip Hofer was Curator of Prints at Harvard College Library.

From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1940-1956. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155901525

Philip Hofer, b. 1898; d. 1984, Collector, curator, art historian.

From the description of Oral history interview with Philip Hofer, 1984 Apr. 24 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646400623

Philip Hofer, (1898-1984), book collector, curator, and art historian at Harvard University.

Hofer founded the Department of Prints and Graphics at Harvard University in 1938.

From the description of Oral history interview with Philip Hofer, 1984 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744433210

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Zóbel, Fernando. Letter from Fernando Zóbel to Philip Hofer, 1977. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Wolpe, Berthold,. Deutsche Kinderlieder : manuscript, 1932. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984. Papers relating to the Psalm Book of Charles Knowles : 1955-1979. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Platt, Dan Fellows, 1873-1938. Dan Fellows Platt papers, 1914-1963. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Newell, Peter, 1862-1924. Peter Newell family papers, 1840-1986 (bulk) 1884-1950. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Thomas W. Lamont John Masefield collection, 1918-1947. Houghton Library
referencedIn Mary Hyde Eccles papers Houghton Library
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1940-1956. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
creatorOf Keller, Johann Jakob, 1635-1700. Autograph letter signed : Douai, to M. de Mesgrigny, 1692 Aug. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. Papers, 1903-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
referencedIn Alexander McElwain papers on George Sandys, 1925-1956. Houghton Library
referencedIn Heckscher, Philip Hofer. Lamu : manuscript, 1975, 2006. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [between 1938 and 1963]. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Pirie, Robert S. Robert S. Pirie papers, [1956-2005]. Grolier Club
creatorOf Krimpen, Jan van, 1892-1958. A letter : to Philip Hofer on certain problems connected with the mechanical cutting of punches : manuscript, 1955. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-. Oral history interview with Philip Hofer, 1984 Apr. 24. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Coolidge, John, 1913-1995. Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006. Harvard University Art Museum
referencedIn Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956. Püterschein-Dwiggins collection, 1872-1990. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Peter Newell family papers, 1840-1986, 1884-1950 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Book collectors miscellaneous papers, 1649-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Alfred Leete Hampson collection of correspondence concerning Emily Dickinson's papers, 1943-1964. Houghton Library
referencedIn Lucien Howe papers, 1892-1940 (inclusive), 1907-1931 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Alexander, Margaret. Calligraphic manuscript of a poem : place not specified, 1950. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984. Papers of Philip Hofer, 1987. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984. Philip Hofer papers concerning the Henry Hamilton collection, 1941-1942. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous autograph documents, 1287-1938. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-. Philip Hofer interview 1984 Apr. 24 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Berenson, Bernard and Mary. Papers, 1880-2002, 1880-2002 Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
creatorOf Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.). Castano Galleries records, 1907-1983. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978. Designs and correspondence, 1918-1983. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956. Papers concerning The first writing book, 1953-1955. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-. Oral history interview with Philip Hofer, 1984 Apr. 24 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cohen, Herman, d. 1997. Herman Cohen correspondence and notes, 1954. Newberry Library
creatorOf Philip Hofer papers concerning the Henry Hamilton collection, 1941-1942. Houghton Library
referencedIn Durlacher Bros. records, 1919-1973 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Cazim, Zeyrekzade. Divan-i Jazim. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Wyatt, Leo, d. 1981. Collection of wood blocks, progressive proofs, and wood engravings by Leo Wyatt. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Fogg Art Museum. Archives of the Fogg Art Museum, 1895-1985 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956. Process blocks for Philip Hofer. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
referencedIn Carl Tilden Keller papers, 1908-1954. Houghton Library
referencedIn Grolier Club. Library. Records of the librarians, 1897-1970. Grolier Club
creatorOf Eccles, Mary Hyde. Papers, 1853-2005 (inclusive), 1939-2003 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956. W. A. Dwiggins papers concerning Cedar Hill, 1934-1979. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc. Records, 1930-1991 (bulk 1937-1986) Grolier Club
creatorOf Nash, Frederick, 1782-1856,. Paris and its environs : original drawings / by F. Nash : manuscript, [ca. 1820] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Abbe, Dorothy. Papers, 1926-1993. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984. Autograph letter signed : Venice, Fla., to Charles Ryskamp and Muffy [Priscilla Barker], 1982 Mar. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. Papers and designs, 1899-1952. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939. Papers, 1915-1938. Grolier Club
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984. Still learning : manuscript, 1964-1977. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Adlow, Dorothy, 1901-1964. Papers, 1923-1969 (inclusive) [microform]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Durlacher Bros. Durlacher Bros. Records, 1919-1973. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Legg, Elijah, 1771-1826. Elijah Legg's surveying : Milford, January AD 1806. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941. Letter, 1923 July 11, Boston [Mass.] to Mr. Philip Hofer, 308 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. Papers of Charles William Smith 1910-1979. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984. Photocopy of an autograph letter signed : [New York], to Miss [Belle da Costa] Greene, 1935 May 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mahoney, Dorothy Louise, 1902-. Some English garden flowers : Wrotham : calligraphic manuscript signed, 1960-1961. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Drawing Society. Drawing Society lectures, 1961-1962. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Zóbel, Fernando. Letter from Fernando Zóbel to Philip Hofer, 1969. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Khāqānī, Afz̤al al-Dīn Shirvānī, ca. 1126-1198 or 9. 880-03 Tuḥfat al-ʻIrāqayn : manuscript, 1604. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969. Papers, 1867-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
referencedIn Carteret Book Club. Records, [ca. 1902-1958]. Grolier Club
creatorOf Dering, Cholmeley Edward. A system of practical geometry / by Cholmeley Dering, member of Mr. Lochee's Roy[a]l M[ilitary] A[cademy] : manuscript, 1782 Feb. 27. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Muʻizzī, Amīr ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad, b. 1048 or 9. 880-03 Kitāb-i ashʻār-i malik al-shuʻārāʼ Amīr Muʻizzī : manuscript, 1156. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Wyatt, Leo, d. 1981. Collection of wood blocks, progressive proofs, and wood engravings by Leo Wyatt. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1923-1969, n.y., n.d. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Cohen, Herman. Correspondence between Herman Cohen, Philip Hofer, and Fernando Zóbel, 1947-1984. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf López-Rey, José. Syllabus for N.Y.U. Fine Arts 270, "Spanish Painting from Goya to Miro," 1945. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959. Bernard and Mary Berenson, Papers (1880-2002, bulk 1880-1959) : a finding aid. Harvard University, Houghton Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Abbe, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Adlow, Dorothy, 1901-1964. person
associatedWith Alexander, Margaret. person
associatedWith Beilenson, Peter, 1905-1962. person
associatedWith Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956. person
associatedWith Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959. person
associatedWith Berenson, Mary, 1864-1945 person
associatedWith Brown, Robert F., person
correspondedWith Carteret Book Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Cazim, Zeyrekzade. person
associatedWith Cohen, Herman. person
associatedWith Cohen, Herman, d. 1997. person
associatedWith Coolidge, John, 1913-1995. person
associatedWith Dering, Cholmeley Edward. person
associatedWith Dorothy Adlow, 1901-1964 person
associatedWith Drawing Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Durlacher Bros. corporateBody
associatedWith Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956. person
associatedWith Eccles, Mary Hyde. person
correspondedWith Eccles, Mary Hyde. person
associatedWith Ferguson, May. person
associatedWith Fogg Art Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969. person
associatedWith Greene, Belle da Costa, person
correspondedWith Grolier Club. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Hamilton, Henry, d. 1796. person
correspondedWith Hampson, Alfred Leete, collector. person
associatedWith Harvard College Library. Dept. of Printing and Graphic Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Heckscher, Philip Hofer. person
associatedWith Henry Hamilton person
associatedWith Hermon Dunlap Smith. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, Lucien, 1848-1928 person
correspondedWith Keller, Carl Tilden, 1872-1955 person
associatedWith Keller, Johann Jakob, 1635-1700. person
associatedWith Khāqānī, Afz̤al al-Dīn Shirvānī, ca. 1126-1198 or 9. person
associatedWith Krimpen, Jan van, 1892-1958. person
correspondedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948 person
associatedWith Legg, Elijah, 1771-1826. person
associatedWith López-Rey, José. person
associatedWith Louise Phelps Kellogg person
correspondedWith Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Mahoney, Dorothy Louise, 1902- person
correspondedWith McElwain, Alexander, 1897- person
associatedWith Muʻizzī, Amīr ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad, b. 1048 or 9. person
associatedWith Nash, Frederick, 1782-1856, person
associatedWith Newell, Peter, 1862-1924. person
correspondedWith Pirie, Robert S. person
associatedWith Platt, Dan Fellows, 1873-1938. person
associatedWith Randolph Greenfield Adams person
associatedWith Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. person
associatedWith Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978. person
associatedWith Ryskamp, Charles, person
associatedWith Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. person
associatedWith Santayana, George, 1863-1952. person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. person
associatedWith Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941. person
correspondedWith Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939. person
associatedWith Wolpe, Berthold, person
associatedWith Wyatt, Leo, d. 1981. person
associatedWith Zóbel, Fernando. person
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United States
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Book collectors
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Birth 1898-03-14

Death 1984-11-09

Americans

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