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Papers of Sidney Heitman

 Collection
Identifier: UHEI

Scope and Contents

The Papers of Sidney Heitman consists of documents dated 1918 to 1973, with the bulk falling from 1962-1968. The collection documents Heitman's research on Nikolai Bukharin and his involvement with the Rocky Mountain Social Sciences Association Journal. Materials include publications, reel-to-reel tapes, and correspondence.

Dates

  • Creation: 1918-1973
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1962-1968

Creator

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.

Biography

Sidney Heitman, professor of history at Colorado State University, was internationally recognized as one of the foremost authorities on Nikolai Bukharin and a specialist in the emigration of people from the former Soviet Union.

Sidney Heitman was born on April 24, 1924 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. After graduating from high school, Heitman enlisted in the Army Air Force. He earned his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Missouri, and his Ph.D. and a certificate of the Russian Institute from Columbia University. He and his wife Frances had two children.

Heitman joined the staff of the history department at Colorado State University in 1955 and served as professor until his death on March 24, 1993. He was the chair of the Russian and East Central European Studies Program and directed the university's Office of International Education. Heitman also directed the university's Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project during the late 1970s.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Sidney Heitman (1924-1993), a professor of history at Colorado State University and a specialist in the study of emigration of people from the former Soviet Union. The collection includes research on Nikolai Bukharin and correspondence regarding the Rocky Mountain Social Sciences Association Journal.

Arrangement

The collection consists of 2 series in 1 record carton:

Series 1: Nikolai Bukharin research, 1918-1968 and undated

Series 2: Rocky Mountain Social Sciences Association Journal, 1958-1973

Acquisition

The Papers of Sidney Heitman was donated by Sidney Heitman in 1979 and 1984.

Related Collections

Records of the Sidney Heitman Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project, University Archive, Colorado State University.

Processing

Processing was completed in August 2015. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders and an archival box.

Title
Guide to the Papers of Sidney Heitman
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Prepared by Karen Spilman
Date
Copyright 2015
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA
970-491-1844