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

Collection Overview

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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


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Folder 1: Meteorological records, 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Meteorological records, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Meteorological records, 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Meteorological records, 1923Add to your cart.
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Folder 8: Meteorological records, 1927Add to your cart.
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Folder 9: Meteorological records, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Meteorological records, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Meteorological records, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Meteorological records, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Meteorological records, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Meteorological records, 1933Add to your cart.
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Folder 20: Meteorological records, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Meteorological records, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Meteorological records, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Meteorological records, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Meteorological records, 1943Add to your cart.
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