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Willard Daniel Hartman Archives

Call Number: IZAR.001124

Description of the Material

The archives include teaching materials, numerous correspondence, field notebooks and 35mm slides of his research in the Carribean, California and Indian Ocean as well as research materials accumulated during his career,


  • 1953-1994


Language of Materials

In English.


100 Linear Feet

Persistent URL


The archives of Willard D. Hartman accumulated durings his time at Yale..

Biographical Sketch

Professor Willard Hartman has spent nearly his entire academic and professional life at Yale University. He arrived as an undergraduate in 1939, eventually earning his B.S. M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale. His dissertation focused on the natural history of New England sponges, and thereafter sponges have been his primary research interest. In 1950 he moved to California and was an Instructor in Zoology at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1953 he returned to Yale and began his long professional career as an Assistant Professor of Zoology, and Curator in the Yale Peabody Museum, eventually becoming a full professor in 1973. Appointed Acting Director of the Museum in 1987, he became its Director in 1990 (fall term).

Willard Daniel Hartman Archives
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Daniel Jonathan Drew
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Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
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Finding aid written in English.

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