Inventory of the
Richard Hoffmann fonds

Inventory #F0222

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0222
Title:Richard Hoffmann fonds
Extent:1.78 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Richard C. Hoffmann (1943- ), professor, was born in Wisconsin. He received a B.A. in History (High Honours, 1965) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies (1970) from Yale University. Hoffmann joined York’s Department of History in 1971 and has taught courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Hoffmann’s research interests include medieval and early modern Europe (economic, social and environmental history) and East-Central Europe. In addition to serving on several doctoral committees and as acting as supervisors for graduate students, Hoffmann has held a number of positions on faculty, senate, and departmental committees and has served as departmental chair. Hoffmann is also involved in the preservation of fish habitat in the Greater Toronto Area. He is a member of Trout Unlimited of Canada, serving on the Board of Directors and as President. Hoffmann was also a member of the Humber Watershed Alliance. Hoffmann’s major publications to date include "Fisher’s craft and lettered art : tracts on fishing from the end of the Middle Ages" (Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1997) and "Land, liberties, and lordship in a late medieval countryside : agrarian structures and change in the Duchy of Wroclaw (Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989).
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of materials related to Hoffmann’s work with Trout Unlimited, Save our Streams, and the Humber Watershed Alliance. These include Hoffmann’s correspondence and copies of memoranda, reports, agendas and minutes. Fonds also includes Hoffmann’s research and teaching materials, including course outlines and lecture notes, and reference letters, copies of conference papers and correspondence related to grants.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
To be determined
Finding Aid: File lists are available.
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2001-004, 2005-026, 2009-032. Further accruals may be expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Richard C. Hoffmann donated these materials in 2001, 2005, and 2009.
Subject Access Points:Hoffmann, Richard C (Richard Charles), 1943-
Provenance Access Points:Hoffmann, Richard C (Richard Charles), 1943-

Date of creation: 2006/03/01
Date of last revision: 2010/01/12
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