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Malvina Hoffman,Henry Clay Frick, 1965, Sandstone.
Malvina Hoffman.
Collection of the Library of Congress.

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Primary Documents

 Alexandre, Arsène. Malvina Hoffman. Paris: J. E. Pouterman, 1930.

Brian, Doris. "Hoffman's Men of the World." ArtNews, August 1942, 31-32.

Field, Henry. "The Races of Mankind." Science 78, no. 2016 (1933): 146-47.

———. "The Story of Man." The Scientific Monthly 41, no. 1 (1935): 61-65.

Field, Henry, Wilfrid Dyson Hambly, and Malvina Hoffman. The Races of Mankind. Revised ed. New York: C.S. Hammond, 1946.

Field, Henry, and Malvina Hoffman. The Races of Mankind, an Introduction to Chauncey Keep Memorial Hall. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1933.

Grand Central Art Galleries. Exhibition of Recent Sculpture and Drawings by Malvina Hoffman: December 15, 1928 to January 5, 1929. New York: Grand Central Art Galleries, 1928.

Malvina and Mortality Display Case.
H.C. White Co., A forest of stacks—in the yards of the
great Homestead Steel Works, Pa., U.S.A., 1902, Stereoscopic Photograph.
American Memory Collection, Library of Congress.
Hoffman, Malvina. Heads and Tales. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936.

———. Sculpture inside and Out. New York: W. W. Norton & company, 1939.

———. Yesterday Is Tomorrow, a Personal History. New York: Crown
Publishers, 1965.

Kirkland, Winifred Margaretta, and Frances Kirkland. Girls Who Became Artists. New York and London: Harper & brothers, 1934.

"Men of the World." Art Digest, April 15, 1942, 13.

"Pittsburgh: A Hoffman Show." Art News, November 2, 1940, 15.

Secondary Documents

 Belovari, Susanne. "Invisible in the White Field: The Chicago Field Museum's Construction of Native Americans, 1893-1996, and Native American Critiques of and Alternatives to Such Representations." Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.

Decoteau, Pamela Hibbs. "Malvina Hoffman and the Races of Man." Woman's Art Journal 10, no. 2 (1989-1990): 7-12.
Malvina Hoffman, "The Races of Mankind," in Encyclopedia Americana.
Malvina and Mortality, exhibition display case.
Photograph by Travis Nygard.

Dodd, Loring Holmes. Golden Moments in American Sculpture. Cambridge: Dresser Chapman & Grimes, 1967.

Hill, May Brawley, Berry-Hill Galleries., and Brearley School. The Woman Sculptor: Malvina Hoffman and Her Contemporaries. New York: Berry-Hill Galleries, 1984.

Kinkel, Marianne Beatrice. "Circulating Race: Malvina Hoffman and the Field Museum's Races of Mankind Sculptures (Illinois)." Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin, 2001.

Martis, Susan. "Famous and Forgotten: Rodin and Three American Contemporaries (Auguste Rodin, France, George Grey Barnard, Lorado Taft, Malvina Hoffman)." Dissertation, Case Western Reserve University, 2005.

Nochlin, Linda. "Malvina Hoffman: A Life in Sculpture." Arts Magazine 59, no. 3 (1984): 106-10.

Rosen, Jeff. "Of Monsters and Fossils: The Making of Racial Difference in Malvina Hoffman's Hall of the Races of Mankind." History and Anthropology 12, no. 2 (2001): 101.

Taylor, Joshua C. "Malvina Hoffman." American Art & Antiques 2, no. 4 (1979): 96.

Teslow, Tracy Lang. "Representing Race to the Public: Physical Anthropology in Interwar American Natural History Museums (Malvina Hoffman)." Dissertation, University of Chicago, 2002.

Tufts, Eleanor. American Women Artists, 1830-1930. Washington, D.C.: International Exhibitions Foundation for the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1987.

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