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Waltz family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WUA034

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1882-1942

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open to researchers.

Conditions Governing 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.

Biographical / Historical

The Waltz family’s first graduates from Willamette University were Mary Caroline Starr, class of 1882 and Marcus Marcellus Waltz, class of 1884. 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 World War I 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 of Arts in Music. He went on to serve in the United States Navy, including a tour of duty in Korea, before becoming a dentist.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

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

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in chronological and/or subject order.

Physical Location

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Katheryne Glantz-Tinsley, 2012

Creator

Title
Guide to the Waltz family papers, 1882-1942
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid processed by Rose Marie Walter.
Date
©2012
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections Collection Descriptions

Contact:
Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 United States