Mary Hofmann Papers, 1900-1945 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: Mary Hofmann Papers, 1900-1945Add to your cart.

ID: A/144

Primary Creator: Hofmann, Mary (1864-1960)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Subjects: Climatologists -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Hofmann, Mary, 1864-1960 -- Correspondence, Millinery -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, United States. Weather Bureau -- Officials and employees

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers include letters to Mary Hofmann concerning her work, a climatological data sheet from 1941, Mary Hofmann's certificate of authority allowing her to make the meteorological reports, and the meteorological records for each month of the years 1900-1944. H. H. Cooper served as weather observer from 1900 to mid-1903 when Mary took over the job.

Collection Historical Note

Miss Mary Hofmann, born April 13, 1864, in Lancaster Pa., was the daughter of Christian Hofmann and Mary Catherine Kirshbaum. In 1897, she moved to Nacogdoches with her sister, Mrs. H. H. Cooper and her sister's husband, Captain H. H. Cooper. For several years Mary assisted Mrs. Cooper in a millinery business located in Nacogdoches. Mary also kept official weather statistics for approximately forty-one years as a cooperative observer for the U.S. Weather Bureau. Mary Hofmann died February 27, 1960, at the age of 95.

Subject/Index Terms

Climatologists -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
Hofmann, Mary, 1864-1960 -- Correspondence
Millinery -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
United States. Weather Bureau -- Officials and employees

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence from the Weather Bureau to Mary Hofmann, 1932-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Certificate of Authority as cooperative observer to take official meteorological observations since 1903, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Climatological data sheet, Texas section, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Meteorological records, 1900Add to your cart.
(Jan., Feb., March, April and Oct. are missing).
Folder 5: Meteorological records, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Meteorological records, 1902Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Meteorological records, Cotton Region Station, 1902Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Meteorological records, 1903Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Meteorological records, 1904Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Meteorological records, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Meteorological records, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Meteorological records, 1907Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Meteorological records, 1908Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Meteorological records, 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Meteorological records, 1910Add to your cart.
(Dec. is missing).
Folder 16: Meteorological records, 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Meteorological records, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Meteorological records, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Meteorological records, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Meteorological records, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Meteorological records, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Meteorological records, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Meteorological records, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Meteorological records, 1919Add to your cart.

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