Henry Simms Hartzog Collection
Scope and Content Note
Biographical information and microfilm of scrapbook (1818-1971) containing Confederate bonds and money, letters, photographs, military papers, cards, programs, and other papers.
Biographical information on the life and work of the former University of Arkansas president (1902-1905), donated by Hartzog's daughter-in-law, Catherine Gibbons Hartzog, St. Louis, Missouri, January 1972.--Microfilm is copy of original owned by Clemson University Libraries (MSS 78).
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Henry Simms Hartzog was born in South Carolina on July 17, 1866. He obtained a bachelor's degree from the South Carolina Military Academy in 1886 and would receive another degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He received his Doctor of Laws from Mercer University in 1900 after which he became a teacher and then elected president of Clemson Agricultural College. In 1902, he became president of the University of Arkansas.
Hartzog oversaw the appropriation of funds for several prominent buildings of the University of Arkansas campus including the 1903 Engineering Hall, Carnall Hall, original Chemistry Building, and the Agriculture Building. Hartzog left the university in 1905 and would later go on to become president of Ouachita Baptist University in 1907. He moved to St. Louis, Missouri to enter the educational publishing industry. He passed away in St. Louis on December 15, 1953.
.001 Linear Feet (3 items)
Arrangement of the Papers
The collection consists of a single folder, housed in a box with other smaller manuscript collections.
The Henry Simms Hartzog Collection were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries by Katherine Gibbons Hartzog.
Nan Lawler; completed in October 1991.
- Henry Simms Hartzog Collection
- Nan Lawler
- October 1991
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.