Fonds F3382 - Frank Hoffman fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Frank Hoffman fonds

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code

CA ON00340 F3382

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1920-1945 (Creation)
    Hoffman, Frank, 1877-1958

Physical description area

Physical description

1 microfilm reel : positive and negative

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Frank Hoffman (1877-1958) was a Presbyterian/United Church minister and missionary to Hungarians in Saskatchewan. He was born in Hungary, the son of a Calvinist pastor. He taught agriculture and assisted the Hungarian Lieutenant- Governor until World War I, when he became an officer in the Hungarian National Guard. After being captured by the Russians, Frank Hoffman escaped to Canada. He studied at Manitoba College and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1922. He served as a home missionary to Hungarians in Saskatchewan from 1925 to 1945.

Custodial history

Scope and content

Fonds consists of historical sketch of field work during the period 1920-1945; reports, 1928, 1938-1942; correspondence, 1938; clippings, 1923; copies of Az Otthon, 1923-1925, 1938; record of Hungarian immigrants to Canada, 1927; manuscript article about church work in Saskatchewan.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access


Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)



Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres