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Albert Hoffmeyer memorial slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: N260
This collection contains photographs taken by Albert Hoffmeyer. Subjects primarily include the local architecture of the Twin Cities, as well as some candid shots of friends and family.

Dates

  • 1962-1986

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Archives and Special Collections reading room. Advance notice is requested.

Restrictions on Use

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Extent

2 boxes (1 cubic foot)

Overview

This collection contains photographs taken by Albert Hoffmeyer. Subjects primarily include the local architecture of the Twin Cities, as well as some candid shots of friends and family.

Biography

Albert Lawrence Hoffmeyer, son of engineer Theodore Hoffmeyer, was a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Architecture. He became a registered architect and member of the Minnesota Society of Architects (American Institute of Architects- Minneapolis Chapter) both in the year of 1967. In letters recommending him to the Chapter, Hoffmeyer was described as well educated, well-travelled, trustworthy and experienced both in practice and with professionals. An interesting personality of good fellowship and general sociability, Hoffmeyer’s connections included Burton Shacter of Ellerbe Architects; J.H. Glotter of Liebenberg, Kaplan, Glotter and Associates; Wilbur H. Tusler; Francis Kerr; and Val Michaelson.

Aside from his many contributions and active membership in the Chapter, Hoffmeyer served as President of the Minnesota Artists Association from 1977 to 1979. He later owned and operated the firm Architects 1500 in Minneapolis. Hoffmeyer died in St. Paul in the early 1990s.

Physical Location

Mezzanine

Acquisition

The collection was acquired by the Archives from Charlotte Prentice, 1999.

Related Material

Letters of recommendation regarding Hoffmeyer's application to the Minnesota Society of Architects (American Institute of Architects- Minneapolis Chapter):

N53 Minnesota Society of Architects Records

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Alli Mertins, 2014.
Title
Albert Hoffmeyer memorial slide collection
Author
Alli Mertins
Date
2014
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Northwest Architectural Archives Repository

Contact:

612-625-3550