Preliminary Guide to the Elwood Hartman Papers, 1971-2004
MS.2008.35

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Hartman, Elwood
Title
Elwood Hartman Papers
ID
MS.2008.35
Date [inclusive]
1971-2004
Extent
5.0 Linear feet 5 boxes.
Location Note
MASC staff use: 2-5-26-5
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English, French, German, and Japanese.

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Biographical

Elwood Hartman received his B.A. from Davidson College, North Carolina, in 1961. He went on to receive his M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1963 and 1969 respectively. In 1966, Dr. Hartman joined the Washington State University faculty in French, and he remained at WSU until his retirement in 2006. He is the author of French Romantics on Progress: Human and Aesthetic (1983), French Literary Wagnerism (1988), and Three NIneteenth-Century French Writer/Artists and the Maghreb (1994). He holds life memberships in the Modern Language Association and the American Association of Teachers of French, and is a member of the Pierre Loti Society.

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Collection Description

This collection contains the papers of Dr. Elwood Hartman, a Professor of French at Washington State University, from 1971-2004. The collection includes professional papers pertaining to his research and career, including book reviews, conference papers and pamphlets, articles, and newspaper clippings. The collection also contains photographs, negatives, maps, as well as papers related to the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars, poet Ricardo Sanchez, and Wagnerism.

Preliminary Inventory (note: a detailed transmittal list is on file with the collection):

Box 1: (I) Papers pertaining to French literary Wagnerism; (II) correspondence and papers regarding poet Ricardo Sanchez, newspaper clippings, and index cards.

Box 2: (III) Papers pertaining to National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars; (IV) Sabbatical leaves, 1973-2004; (V) La Maison Francaise; (VI) Publication files.

Box 3: (VII) Publication files (continued); (VII) Three nineteenth-century French writer/artists and the Maghreb; (IX) Book reviews; (x) Offprints of Hartman articles.

Box 4: (XI) Three nineteenth-century French writer/artists and the Maghreb (continued); (XII) Wagner.

Box 5: Wagner (continued). Includes pamphlets, musical and art show programs, French magazines and newspaper articles.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Elwood Hartman donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2008 (MS.2008.35).

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • France--Intellectual life--20th century

Personal Name(s)

  • Hartman, Elwood

Subject(s)

  • Classical literature -- Study and teaching.
  • French
  • Popular culture--France--20th century
  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives

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