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Lynn Hoffman Papers, 1964-2002 (ongoing) (Bulk: 1990-2001)
14 boxes (17.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 426

Abstract:
Social worker. The collection consists primarily of professional correspondence; writings by Hoffman and by others; case files; conference and workshop materials; and subject files.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Researchers must sign an Access Agreement Form, agreeing to protect confidentiality, before using some portions of this collection.

Restrictions on use:

The material in this collection may be protected by copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights for permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Permission must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Lynn Hoffman was born in Paris, France on 10 Sep 1924. She is an internationally known lecturer on family therapy and the author of several books on the subject, including Foundations of Family Therapy; Family therapy: And Intimate history; and Exchanging Voices. She is particularly interested in applying postmaodern ideas and formats to teaching , writing, therapy and consulting. She is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at St. Joseph College, West Hartford, CT.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists primarily of professional correspondence; writings by Hoffman and by others; case files; conference and workshop materials; and subject files pertaining to family therapy, Hoffman's specialty in the field of social work. Files concerning publication of her book, Family Therapy: An Intimate History (2002), are also included.

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Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Researchers must sign an Access Agreement Form, agreeing to protect confidentiality, before using some portions of this collection.

Restrictions on use:

The material in this collection may be protected by copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights for permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Permission must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Lynn Hoffman Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection

The papers were donated to the Sophia Smith Collection by Lynn Hoffman in 2001.

Accruals:

Periodic additions to collection are expected and may not be reflected in this record.

Processing Information

Processed by Burd Schlessinger, 2001


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email Reference Form: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/emailform.html
URL: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/
Language
English


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Subjects
  • Family psychotherapy
  • Family social work--United States--History--Sources
  • Hoffman, Lynn
  • Social case work--United States--History--Sources
  • Social workers--United States--History--Sources


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