Scope and Contents
The Hartley Simpson Papers consist of correspendence, research notes on graduate education, and essays which Hartley Simpson intended for a "Sketch-Book." The essays do not necessarily pertain to historical topics.
The papers were received from Elizabeth Read Foster in 1990.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Elizabeth Read Foster, 1990.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
The papers consist of correspondence, research notes on graduate education, and essays.
Biographical / Historical
Hartley Simpson was born in Tilton, New Hampshire in 1900. He received his B.A. degree from Bowdoin College in 1922 and was a student at Cornell University from 1923-1926. Simpson was an assistant professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh from 1926-1929. He spent the remainder of his career at Yale University and held the positions of research assistant in history (1930-1942), research associate (1942-1946), and associate professor (1947-1967). Simpson was also assistant dean of the Graduate School (1942-1947), associate dean (1947-1956), and dean (1956-1961). He died on October 4, 1967.
- Guide to the Hartley Simpson Papers
- Under Revision
- compiled by Carol King
- October 1990
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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