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Abilene High School memorabilia

Call Number: RH MS P864


Violet Sleichter Hoffman graduated from Abilene High School (Abilene, Kansas) in the class of 1925. Her collection includes high school programs, autographs and candid photographs of classmates and teachers, and formal group photographs from reunions of her class.


  • 1921 - 1975


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Biography of Violet Sleichter Hoffman

Violet Ella Sleichter Hoffman was born January 11, 1908 in the Buckeye Township of Dickinson County, Kansas to John D. and Minnie (Downing) Sleichter. She graduated from Abilene High School (Abilene, Kansas) in 1925. On July 25, 1929, she married Carl M. Hoffman. Mrs. Hoffman died at Abilene on April 2, 1998.


12 folders

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Physical Location

RH MS P864

Physical Location

RH MS-P P864

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Frank Wood, 2000

Guide to the Violet Sleichter Hoffman Collection
Abilene High School memorabilia
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Violet Sleichter Hoffman Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P864, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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