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John Coffey Hildt Papers, 1906-1938
2 boxes (.8 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 42

Abstract:
Professor of History and Associate Editor of Smith College Studies in History. Contains biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and publications.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the documents must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Smith College owns copyright to any published material relating to college events and activities. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

John Coffey Hildt was born on July 25, 1882 in Baltimore, Maryland to George and Margaret Catherine (Thomas) Coffey. He attended Johns Hopkins University, where he earned his B.A. degree in 1903 and Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 1906. Also in 1906, Hildt joined the faculty of Smith College as an instructor of History. From 1910-1912 he worked at Mount Holyoke College as a lecturer in history. During World War I, Hildt held a number of positions in the military, including Captain in the Military Intelligence Division of the American General Staff, Major in the Officers' Reserve Corps, and Officer in charge of Military Information on the American Commission for Peace. While on the faculty at Smith, Hildt served as the associate editor of Smith College Studies in History, and taught a number of different courses on the cultural histories of Europe. Hildt was a member of the faculty at Smith until his death on February 4, 1938, after a brief illness and a lifelong battle against blindness at the age of 54.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and publications relating to Hildt's career at Smith College and elsewhere.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the documents must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Smith College owns copyright to any published material relating to college events and activities. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

John Coffey Hildt Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The John Coffey Hildt Papers were donated over a period of time to the Smith College Archives from a variety of sources.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email: nyoung@smith.edu
URL: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/archives
Language
English

Contents List
Biographical Material and Correspondence
1906-1938

Box 865: folder 1
Photographs
1918-1933

Box 865: folder 2
Publications
1906-1934

Box 865: folder 3
War Service
1917-1925

Box 865: folder 4
Typescript- The Political Situation in Southern Italy at the Beginning of the Eleventh Century
n.d.

Box 865: folder 5
Typescript- The Political Situation in Southern Italy at the Beginning of the Eleventh Century
n.d.


Mss- Incomplete
n.d.

Box 866: folder 1
Mss- Incomplete
n.d.

Box 866: folder 2
Mss- Incomplete
n.d.

Box 866: folder 3
Mss- Incomplete
n.d.

Box 866: folder 4
Mss- Incomplete
n.d.

Box 866: folder 5

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