Sanford Elwitt Papers

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Sanford Elwitt papers
Creator: Elwitt, Sanford
Call Number: D.478
Dates: 1970-1988
Physical Description: 1.0 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Sanford Elwitt papers
Creator: Elwitt, Sanford
Call Number: D.478
Dates: 1970-1988
Physical Description: 1.0 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Sanford H. Elwitt was born on January 18, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended high school in Miami Beach, Florida before enrolling at Cornell University in 1953. He received his Bachelor's of Arts degree in 1957 and then pursued a Masters degree at the University of Michigan. After graduating there in 1958, Elwitt returned to Cornell University where he pursued a PhD. Elwitt's doctoral thesis was titled The Radical Enter French Politics, 1870-1875. While pursuing his PhD, Elwitt served a visiting lecturer in History at Pennsylvania State University from 1961-1962. He received his degree in 1963 and served as an Assistant Professor at Southern Illinois University from 1962-1969. Before joining the History Department at the University of Rochester, Elwitt served as Associate Professor of History at Sir George Williams University.

Elwitt received several awards and honors throughout his career, include a Fulbright Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, a Cornell Social Science Grant, an American Philosophical Society Grant, and a Canada Council Research Grant. In 1981 Elwitt received a postdoctoral research grant from the American Council of Learned Societies related to social science reform in nineteenth-century France.

He served as the President of the New York Association of European Historians. Elwitt served as vice president and the program chairman for the 1976 conference of the Society of French Historical Studies, which was held at the University of Rochester.

Elwitt's published works include The Making of the Third Republic: Class Politics in France, 1868-1884.

Scope and Content
The Sanford Elwitt Papers is comprised of two boxes. The collection includes correspondence from 1950-1989 exchanged between him and his colleagues at the University of Rochester, and other institutions. Additional materials include grant proposals, reviews of others' writings, and materials related to Elwitt's role and promotion within the University of Rochester's History Department.

Subject(s):
Correspondence
Elwitt, Sanford
University of Rochester -- Faculty
Historians
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Patrick Riordan in 2014. Finding aid written by Lori Birrell in 2014.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Sanford Elwitt Papers were made a gift of Marcia Elwitt.Access
The Sanford Elwitt papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Sanford Elwitt papers, D.478, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1950-1959
Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence, 1960-1969
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, 1970-1979
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, 1980-1989
Box 1, Folder 5David Smith correspondence, 1961-1970
Box 1, Folder 6Henry Shapiro correspondence, 1963-1967
Box 1, Folder 7Edward Fox correspondence, 1961-1970
Box 1, Folder 8John Laffey correspondence, 1964-1986
Box 1, Folder 9Richard Davidson correspondence, 1961-1965
Box 1, Folder 10Grant proposals
Box 1, Folder 11Elwitt promotion materials
Box 1, Folder 12-13Memorial fund
Box 2, Folder 1-2Materials related to David Abraham
Box 2, Folder 3Publication materials, "The Third Republic Defended"
Box 2, Folder 4Review of Mike Smith, for tenure, publication
Box 2, Folder 5-7Sanford Elwitt reviews
These are reviews that Elwitt wrote of others' works.



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