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Ann Hartman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00289

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

  • 1943 - 2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection. This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

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The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished works by the creator of this collection.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.

Extent

15 boxes (17 linear feet)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.

Arrangement

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.

Other Finding Aids

This online finding aid currently provides detailed description of only the most recent additions to this collection. Additional materials are described in unpublished lists that can be sent to you upon request by contacting specialcollections@smith.edu

Other Finding Aids

One or more content listings to individual accessions in this collection are available for download. Links can be found in the description of the individual accessions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the Sophia Smith Collection by Ann Hartman in 1994-2014. Accession numbers: 94S-31, 98S-46, 99S-20, 14S-54.

Related Materials

Associated materials are in the Smith School of Social Work records and in the Faculty files in the Smith College Archives.

Source

Creator

Title
Finding aid to the Ann Hartman papers
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 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

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Contact:
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