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J. Edward Hoffmeister Papers
MSS 0231  
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FIRST EXPEDITION, EUA, TONGA, 1926

box 1, folder 1

Correspondence - General 1925 - 1926

box 1, folder 2

Correspondence - Hoffmeister, Ruth 1926

box 1, folder 3

Field Notebooks - No. 1

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May - July, 1926.
box 1, folder 4

Field Notebooks - No. 2

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July 8 - July 31, 1926.
box 1, folder 5

Field Notebooks - No. 3

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August 9-16, 1926.
 

SECOND EXPEDITION, TONGA, 1928

box 1, folder 6

Correspondence - General

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June - December 1928
box 1, folder 7

Correspondence - Hoffmeister, Ruth

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April - August 1928
box 1, folder 8

Drawing Books - Vol. 1

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Field maps, no date, 1928?
box 1, folder 9

Drawing Books - Vol. 2

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Field maps, no date, 1928?
box 2, folder 1

Field Notebooks - No. 4

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April 21 - May 9, 1928
box 2, folder 2

Field Notebooks - No. 5

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May 10 - 16(?), 1928
box 2, folder 3

Field Notebooks - Tongatabu

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May 17 - 24 (?), 1928
box 2, folder 4

Field Notebooks - Vitilevu, Fiji

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July 3 - August (?), 1928
box 2, folder 5

Photographs, trip to Falcon Island

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1928
box 2, folder 6

Publications - "Falcon, the Pacific's Newest Island"

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, vol LIV no. 6, December 1928.
box 2, folder 7

Publications - "Falcon Island", Hoffmeister, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE

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1929
box 2, folder 8, oversize MC05002

Publications - "The Disappearing Island: 'Jack in the Box' Falcon and its Crater

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THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. No. 4682 - Volume 174, January 12, 1929.
box 2, folder 9

Publications - GEOLOGY OF EUA, TONGA

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Hoffmeister, 1932
box 2, folder 10

Correspondence regarding GEOLOGY OF EUA, TONGA 1932 - 1933

 

THIRD EXPEDITION, FIJI ISLANDS, 1934

box 2, folder 11

Correspondence - General 1933 - 1934

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September 1933 - March 1934
box 2, folder 12

Correspondence - Hoffmeister, Ruth

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February - June 1934
box 2, folder 13

Diaries - Vol. 1

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February 10 - June 13, 1934
box 2, folder 14

Diaries - Vol. 2

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June 14 (?) - 29, 1934
 

FILMS AND SLIDES

 

BLACK AND WHITE FILM, 16mm, 7" reels

box 3, folder 1

Fiji and Tonga

Note

c. 350 ft.
box 3, folder 2

Fiji and Tonga

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c. 350 ft., duplicate
box 3, folder 3

Fiji, Terraces of Eua

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c. 250 ft.
box 3, folder 4

Fiji scenes

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C. 400 ft.
box 3, folder 5

People in Eua and Tonga

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c. 350 ft.
box 4, folder 1

Tonga, Army, natural bridge

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c. 300 ft.
box 4, folder 2

Eua, Tonga

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c. 200 ft.
box 4, folder 3

Eua, Tonga

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c. 325 ft (duplicate?)
box 4, folder 3

Scenes in Tonga

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c. 200 ft.
box 4, folder 5

Prince of Tonga

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c. 400 ft.
box 5, folder 1

Prince of Tonga

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c. 400 ft, duplicate print
box 5, folder 2

Prince of Tonga

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c. 400 ft. , picture negative
box 5, folder 3

Prince of Tonga

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c. 400 ft., original film, part camera reversal, part reversal print
 

BLACK AND WHITE FILM, 16mm, 3.5" reels

box 5, folder 4

Fijian dancing

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1926, c. 85 ft.
box 5, folder 5

Fijian natives

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c. 50 ft.
box 6, folder 1

Fijian natives

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c. 50 ft., unboxed
box 6, folder 2

Native dancing

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c. 100 ft.
box 6, folder 3

Scenes in Fiji

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c. 100 ft.
box 6, folder 4

Tonga

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1928, c. 85 ft.
 

COLOR FILM, 16mm, 3.5" reel

box 6, folder 5

Mauna Loa in Eruption

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1942, c. 100 ft
 

LANTERN SLIDES - NEGATIVE FILE

box 6, folder 6

Pacific Islands - Land/seascapes ... Vegetation - Bikini (ALS/M231/1-12)

box 6, folder 6

Pacific Islands - Land/seascapes ... Vegetation - Fiji (ALS/M231/13-22)

box 6, folder 6

Pacific Islands - Land/seascapes ... Vegetation - Hawaii (ALS/M231/23-29)

box 6, folder 6

Pacific Islands - Land/seascapes ... Vegetation - Tonga (ALS/M231/40-74)

box 6, folder 6

Pacific Islands - Land/seascapes ... Vegetation - (ALS/M231/75-98)

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Charts, figures, graphs, maps
box 6, folder 6

Pacific Islands - Land/seascapes ... Vegetation - (ALS/M231/99 - 117)

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Regional ethnography
box 6, folder 6

Pacific Islands - Land/seascapes ... Vegetation - (ALS/M231/118-133)

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Historical and literary figures
box 6, folder 6

Florida - Land/seascapes ... Vegetation (ALS/M231/134-140)

box 6, folder 6

Coral and limestone specimens (ALS/M231/134-140)

box 6, folder 6

Charts, figures, graphs, maps (ALS/M231/183-206)

box 6, folder 6

Unlabeled-Land/seascapes, reefs, rock formations, vegetation (ALS/M231/207-247)

box 6, folder 6

Coral and Limestone specimens (ALS/M231/248-260)

box 6, folder 6

Charts, figures, graphs, maps (ALS/M231/2561-299)

box 6, folder 6

Miscellaneous (ALS/ M231/ 300-307)

box 7, folder 1

Mounted Slides

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Unlabeled, 1972, 35mm color film
 

CORRESPONDENCE

box 7, folder 2

Correspondence - General 1927 - 1936

box 7, folder 3

Correspondence - Collected - Ladd, Harry 1932 - 1944

box 7, folder 4

Correspondence - Collected

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1945
box 7, folder 5

Correspondence - Collected

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1946
box 7, folder 6

Correspondence - Collected 1947 - 1948

box 7, folder 7

Correspondence - Collected

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1949
box 7, folder 8

Correspondence - Collected

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1950s
box 7, folder 9

Correspondence - Collected

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1960s
box 7, folder 10

Correspondence - Collected 1971 - 1982

box 7, folder 11

Correspondence - Collected 1932 - 1939

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Setchell. W.A.
 

WRITINGS

box 7, folder 12

Reprints 1925 - 1930

box 7, folder 13

Reprints 1932 - 1940

box 8, folder 1

Reprints 1941 - 1968

box 8, folder 2

Draft of speech given at dedication of T. Wayland Vaughn Laboratory...

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For Comparative Sedimentology, Miami University Institute of Marine Sciences, Fisher Island Station, January 27, 1972; background materials
 

SUBJECT FILES

box 8, folder 3

Pacific Science Association, International Committe on Oceanography

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Coral Reefs of the Pacific
box 8, folder 4

Pacific Science Association, International Committe on Oceanography

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Coral Reefs of the Pacific
 

PHOTOGRAPHS AND NEGATIVES

box 8, folder 5

Australian deep sea corals, 1933

box 8, folder 6

Florida corals, 1962

box 8, folder 7

Loggerhead Key and Bird Key Reef Corals, Tortugas, Florida, 1932

box 8, folder 8

Negatives, 35mm color film [corals, 1960s (?)]

 

ARTIFACTS AND GEOLOGICAL SPECIMENS

box 8, folder 9

Tonga foram (?) types -- specimens, vials, cross-sectional slides

box 8, folder 10, oversize AB01201

Tongan war club -- tree branch

Note

c. 4 ft long, diameter c. 3", fine carving in bottom 12", suggesting handle
box 8, folder 11, oversize AB01201

Walking sticks -- two

Note

Both c. 3ft. long, one smooth-sided and c. 1/4 " the other gnarled and c. 3/4 diameter