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Guide to the Waltz family papers
Waltz family papers
Correspondence
Publications
Memorabilia
Photographs

Guide to the Waltz family papers

Title

Guide to the Waltz family papers

Summary

The collection contains correspondence, music books, Glee memorabilia, photographs and other items connected with Willamette University and the Waltz family.

Source Format

Correspondence

Photographs

Collection Guide

Date

1882-1942

Repository

Willamette University University Archives and Special Collections

Repository Address

900 State Street; Salem, Oregon; 97301 USA; Phone: 503/370/6764; Fax: 503/370/6141; Email: archives@willamette.edu; URL: http://library.willamette.edu/archives/

Location of Collection

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Collection Number

WUA034

Language

Materials are in English.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in chronological and/or subject order.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Waltz family’s first graduates from Willamette University were Mary Caroline Starr, ‘82 and Marcus Marcellus Waltz, ‘84. Mary and Marcus were married during the graduation ceremony in 1884. Succeeding generations who attended the university went on to careers in medicine and law as well as serving in WWI and the Korean Conflict.

Marcus (Mark) Waltz, whose letters comprise the bulk of the correspondence in the collection, attended Willamette University from 1938 to 1942, graduating with a Bachelor in Arts in Music. He went on to serve in the United States Navy, including a tour of duty in Korea, before becoming a dentist.

Geographic Place Names

Salem (Oregon)

Quantity

1 linear foot

Content Description

The collection contains correspondence, music books, Glee memorabilia, photographs and other items connected with Willamette University and the Waltz family. Items of note include the letters from Marcus (Mark) Waltz to his parents, Dr. Roswell and Eva Waltz, during his years as a student at Willamette. These letters cover his years at Willamette University and detail his life at the Sigma Tau fraternity, his travels with the university choir, his involvement with the Glee program and other aspects of his time at Willamette.

The correspondence from this collection is available in digital form at the Willamette University Archives website. See above for URL.

Names

Waltz, Marcus (Mark)

Waltz, Roswell

Waltz, Eva

Baxter, Bishop Bruce Richard

Subject

Willamette University

Special Collections

Restrictions on Access

Materials are open to researchers.

Restrictions on Use

Library acts as “fair use” reproduction agent.; For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library.; Copyright Information: Before material from collections at Willamette University Archives and Special Collections may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in any collections held by University Archives and Special Collections should consult the University Archivist. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Collection

Finding Aids

Title

Waltz family papers