||Carl V. Hartman and the Costa Rica Collections
These letters to and
from C.V. Hartman are significant primary sources that
reveal a great deal of biographical information both on Hartman's
in anthropology and archaeology and on his personal history. In many cases
these letters are the sole sources on details regarding Hartman's
accomplishments. In them, Hartman lists his contributions to the field
anthropology while also making mundane requests that professional
anthropologists today are often faced with making: finding a job, asking
for additional funding in the field, and petitioning for a salary increase.
of these letters in the context of Hartman's life and work are
available from the Carnegie Museum. Click here for information on how to order
these papers from the Scientific Publications office. A description of each
item and ordering information is
provided in the bibliography.
- 1903, Jan 28 Letter from Hartman to W.J.Holland (unpublished)
- 1903, Feb 20 Letter from Hartman to W.J.Holland,
Director of Carnegie Museum, regarding Hartman’s request
for employment at the museum.
- 1903, March 24 Letter of instructions,
W. J. Holland to C. V. Hartman regarding Hartman’s work
in the field.
- 1907, May 27 Letter from Hartman to C.Mellor,
Chairman of the museum committee, regarding a salary increase.