J.P. Hoffman Collection
c.00613

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Hoffman, J. P.
Title
J. P. Hoffman collection
ID
c.00613
Date [inclusive]
1861-1918
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet , 38 photographs
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Scope and Contents note

The J. P. Hoffman collection contains 38 copy photographs of the United States Army from the American Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I. The bulk of the collection consists of the United States Army Signal Corps in the Spanish-American War, World War I, and scenes from the American Civil War. The Civil War-related images have been scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-E/hoffman-collection/.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 2010

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton

Photographs, J. P. Hoffman, 1956-12-14, 00158, 38, photographs, Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • United States. Army. Signal Corps.

Genre(s)

  • Photographs

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject(s)

  • Spanish-American War, 1898
  • World War, 1914-1918

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Collection Inventory

Photographs 

Drawer
Photographs

Beardslee Mageneto Telegraph (2) 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Camp Cuba Libre, Jacksonville, Florida. 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Field wireless sets, Ft. Leavenworth (6) 1909 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Heliograph station, Ft. Myer, Virginia. 1900 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Installing telegraph wire. (photograph of engraving.) 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Instruction in operation of service buzzer 1917 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Military Observation Balloon 1917 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Mobile radio stations, WWI Models. (3) 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Officers, Jacksonville, Florida 1898 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Operating Room, Ponce, Puerto Rice Circa 1898 

United States Army. Signal Corps. People. Hamilton, William D. 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Radio station, Germany 1918 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Recovering telephone wire, Santiago, Cuba 1898 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Signal party. (photograph of Engraving) 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Signal station, Manila Bay. 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Signal tower, Camp Cuba Libre, Jacksonville, Florida. 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Signal tower, Ciego De Avila, Cuba. 

United States Army. Signal Corps. Telephone headquarters, in shack, Germany 1918 

United States Civil War. Scenes. Army group on the Pamunkey River, Virginia. 

United States Civil War. Scenes. Bridge over the Chickahominy, Completed 1862 

United States Civil War. Scenes. Burying the dead after the Battle of Malvern Hill 1862 

United States Civil War. Scenes. Destroying railroad tracks, near Atlanta, Georgia. (2) 

United States Civil War. Scenes. General Rawlins and Grant in camp 1863 

United States Civil War. Scenes. Major Myer’s staff at Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Harrison’s Landing 1862 

United States Civil War. Scenes. Officers at Signal Camp, Georgetown, D.C. 1861 

United States Civil War. Scenes. Siege of Yorktown. (2) 

United States Civil War. Scenes. Double turret of the “Monitor.” 

United States Military Academy. Cadets 1866 

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