Guide to the Claud Hoffman papers
Collection number: HMC-1218.
Creator: Hoffman, Claud.
Title: Claud Hoffman papers.
Volume of collection: 0.5 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Professional papers of an Alaskan surveyor.
Claud Hoffman served in several roles in the Alaska Department of Natural Resources including in the survey section of the Division of Lands, Chief of the Cadastral Survey, and in 1978 was appointed the Director of the Division of Technical Services which was responsible for state land surveys, the State Recorders Office, and setting requirements for oil and gas leases. He retired from the State in 1982.
The collection contains materials related to projects in which Mr. Hoffman was involved. These include: photographs and tapes from the Dinkum Sands case between the State of Alaska and the U. S. Government; Capitol Site Selection Committee photographs, slide show script, and film; conference presentation documents; and microfilm, digital images, and correspondence related to a statewide project on historical surveys of Alaska.
Arrangement: The collection was retained in the order in which it given to the Archives.
Digitized copies: Selected slides from this collection have been digitized and can be found on Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining copies please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Access restrictions: Access to audio recordings and film may be subject to delays and costs for the digitization of the originals.
Rights note: Some materials in the collection may be subject to copyright not held by the Archives.
Preferred citation: Claud Hoffman papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Separated materials: Surveying texts and other published materials were moved to the Rare Books collection.
Acquisition note: Claud Hoffman gave the collection to the Archives in 2015, courtesy of the efforts of Joe Burch.
Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2015.