Series F 410-1 - Personal/Family series

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Personal/Family series

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material
  • Electronic record
  • Moving image
  • Sound recording

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F 410-1

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  • 1910-2009 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

ca. 1.500m of textual records
99 photographs : prints, b&w, col.
15 computer disks
8 photographs : negatives, col.; 35 mm
631 photographs : slides, col.; 35 mm
72 photographs : negatives, b&w; 35 mm
11 film reels; 8 mm
1 audio compact disc (ca. 59 min.)
1 (47.300 MB)computer optical disc (43 files : .jpg, .mov, .mp3, .wmv) : CD-R
1 (537.000 MB)optical disc : DVD-R

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Name of creator

Custodial history

Miriam Hoffer, daughter of Abram Hoffer, donated some of these records to the Saskatchewan Archives in one accession in 2009: 2009-694 (March 22, 2009).

Scope and content

This series consists of personal and family records created, accumulated and used by Abram Hoffer. The series includes records relating to Malvaria Investments Inc. and Miller Holdings, two holding companies. Records relating to Hoffer's parents, Clara and Israel Hoffer; his wife, Rose Hoffer; and his children, Miriam, Leonard John and William Hoffer, are included.

The types of records included are correspondence; diplomas and certificates; daily journals; passports; income tax documents; financial records; moving images (home movies on 8 mm film); sound recordings and photographs, including slides of Hoffer family vacations and various family occasions.

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Physical condition

See fonds description.

Immediate source of acquisition

Abram Hoffer donated some of these records to the Saskatoon office, Saskatchewan Archives in two accessions in 1988 and 2006: S88-77 (October 3, 1988) and S2006-47 (October 11, 2006).


See fonds description.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Office: Regina - Henderson

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

These records are subject to access restrictions according to the terms and conditions of an agreement dated February 1, 2011, and to terms outlined in Saskatchewan's Health Information Protection Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication, and/or reproduction of records are subject to terms and conditions of an agreement dated February 1, 2011 and the conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

To consult the records, visit or contact the Regina office.

Finding aids

SAFA 161-1 (researcher version) and SAFA 161-2 (restricted version) consist of fonds and series descriptions, file descriptions of textual records and item descriptions of photographs, moving images and sound recordings. The old guide (GS 180) has been incorporated into the SAFA guides.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Electronic records and some of the photographs were retained in the textual records.
Location for retrieval: Regina - Hillsdale; Regina - Henderson.


See fonds description.

Alpha-numeric designations

Textual records: old guide GS 180 (S-A207, files I.1 to I.32); S-A1095 (Files 145 to 150); F 410-1 (Files 1 to 36)
Photographs: GM-PH-2593 to GM-PH-2604; GM-PH-2835 to GM-PH-2854; GM-PH-2857 to GM-PH-2858; S-D74 to S-D81
Moving images: MI-4468 to MI-4478

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Description record identifier

F 410-1

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Rules or conventions

Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.



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Language of description

  • English

Script of description

  • Latin


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