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Hoffman (Abraham Z.) papers
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Description
Dr. Hoffman's papers include many historical organization journals and books, many including essays by Hoffman; his research materials, much literature related to the society E Clampus Vitus, newsletters and ephemera pertaining to Hollywood's Magic Castle, and a small trove of underground comic books ("comix"). There are also some materials pertaining to the Los Angeles Corral of Westerners, of which Dr. Hoffman is a prominent member.
Background
Historian and author Abraham Hoffman is currently an adjunct professor at Los Angeles Valley College, but has also taught history courses at Los Angeles City College, UCLA Extension, USC, Chapman University, Immaculate Heart College, and the Los Angeles Unified School District. His research interests include minorities in the West, early motion picture history, and Western water resource development among other subjects-- and are evidenced by the many historical organizations to which he belongs and the number of books and articles he authored.
Extent
7.77 Linear Feet 13 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.