Archdiocesan History (1938)

Through his numerous published works, Msgr. Mathias Hoffmann played a vital role in helping to share and convey the rich history of the Archdiocese of Dubuque.

Msgr. Mathias Hoffmann

Arguably his most notable book, the “Centennial History of the Archdiocese of Dubuque” wove a rich tapestry of parish and institutional histories together, forming a reference guide that is still in use today.


Other books by Msgr. Hoffmann:

The Catholic sponsors of Iowa / 1929

Antique Dubuque, 1673-1833 / 1930

The church founders of the Northwest / 1937

The story of Loras College, 1839-1939; the oldest college in Iowa / 1939

Young and fair is Iowa: an historical novel / 1946

Arms and the monk: The Trappist saga in Mid-America / 1952