Fonds F3382 - Frank Hoffman fonds

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Frank Hoffman fonds

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CA ON00340 F3382

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

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1 microfilm reel : positive and negative

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(1877-1958)

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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.

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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.

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  • English

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1986.357C/MR

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