Ann Hartman papers
Scope and Contents
The Ann Hartman Papers consist of professional papers, including activities in professional organizations as editor for the journal Social Work and secretary for the National Association of Social Workers; course material from Smith and the University of Michigan; published writings and miscellaneous research files, including interview tapes for College Settlement House research; correspondence from the University of Michigan, 1975-82; and social work books, including Florence Hollis publications. Biographical information includes an oral history transcript.
Dates of Materials
- 1943 - 2012
- Hartman, Ann (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished works by the creator of this collection. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
Biographical / Historical
Ann Hartman (1926- ) earned her B.A. from Wellesley in 1947, a Masters in Social Work from Smith College in 1954, and a Doctorate in Social Work from Columbia University in 1972. She worked as a caseworker, 1950-58, in New York and Ohio. She was a Professor of Social Work at University of Michigan, 1974-86, and at Fordham University 1969-74. Hartman specialized in child welfare and family service. She co-founded the Ann Arbor Center for Family, 1976, and was faculty director of the National Child Welfare Training Center at the University of Michigan, 1979-85. Hartman was Dean and Professor at the Smith School for Social Work, 1986-94. She was also editor of the journal, Social Work for 5 years in the 1990s, and secretary of the National Association of Social Workers. She lives with her partner of 29 years, Smith faculty member Joan Laird. Ann Hartman received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council on Social Work Education in 1994.
26.25 linear feet (26 containers)
Language of Materials
Dean, Smith College School for Social Work; Professor, social work; Political activist; Editor. The Ann Hartman Papers consist of professional papers, including activities in professional organizations as editor for the journal Social Work and secretary for the National Association of Social Workers; course material from Smith and the University of Michigan; published writings and miscellaneous research files, including interview tapes for College Settlement House research; correspondence from the University of Michigan, 1975-82; and social work books, including Florence Hollis publications. Biographical information includes an oral history transcript.
This collection has been added to over time in multiple "accessions." An accession is a group of materials received from the same source at approximately the same time. Note that in most cases, container numbers start over at 1 with each new accession.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the Sophia Smith Collection by Ann Hartman in 1994-2014.
Starting in September 2022, Smith College Special Collections will be renumbering many boxes to eliminate duplicate numbers within collections in order to improve researcher experience. A full crosswalk of old to new numbers is available.
- Ann Arbor Center for the Family (MI)
- Child welfare -- Study and teaching
- Family social work -- United States
- Hartman, Ann
- National Association of Social Workers
- National Child Welfare Training Conference (Ann Arbor, MI)
- Oral histories
- Smith College. School for Social Work
- Social Work (journal)
- Social service
- Social settlements -- United States
- Social work
- Social work education -- United States
- Finding aid to the Ann Hartman papers
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
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- 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (https://github.com/harvard-library/archivesspace-preprocessor)
- 2017-07-26T17:48:19-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
- 2018-10-25: Updated to conform to DACS
- 2019-11-01: Added paper and electronic box inventory
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