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Guide to the Jane Hoffer Photographs
1975-2012
 PR 312

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Sophie Glidden-Lyon and Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 18, 2019
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Series II. "Boys' Choir of Harlem", 1980-1985, 2011

Scope and Contents

In the foreword to her self-published photobook The Boys' Choir of Harlem 1980-1985, Hoffer notes that the Choir (founded 1968; folded 2007) was her first client. An impromptu shoot of a concert led to her photographing the singers at such New York City venues as Carnegie Hall, City College, Gracie Mansion, and Liberty Island, as well as on tour in the U.S. and on a trip to Jamaica. Series II contains contact sheets of Hoffer's photographs, a DVD holding digital versions of the same, and a copy of her book.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 26 "Boys' Choir of Harlem" contact sheets

Scope and Contents

5 sheets with 92 thumbnail images.

[1980-1985]
Box: 1 Folder : 27 "Boys' Choir of Harlem" DVD

Scope and Contents

Digital images from the contact sheets.

Restricted material

The digital media is currently restricted from use in order to ensure that the files are not accidentally corrupted. N-YHS will be developing procedures to properly handle digital media and this content will be opened in the future after those procedures are established and implemented.

[1980-1985]
Box: 1 Folder : 28 The Boys' Choir of Harlem 1980-1985. Photographs by Jane Hoffer [photobook]
2011

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