Papers of Sidney Heitman
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.
- Creation: 1918-1973
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1962-1968
- Heitman, Sidney (Person)
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.
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.
1.5 linear feet (1 record carton)
Language of Materials
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.
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
The Papers of Sidney Heitman was donated by Sidney Heitman in 1979 and 1984.
Processing was completed in August 2015. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders and an archival box.
- Guide to the Papers of Sidney Heitman
- Edited Full Draft
- Prepared by Karen Spilman
- Copyright 2015
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- Finding aid written in English.
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Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA