Elizabeth Hartje papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains documents relating to Elizabeth Hartje’s time at the Maryland State Normal School, her time as a student at Eastern High school, her years as a principal in the Baltimore City School district, and her involvement with the Alumni Associations for both Eastern High School and the Maryland State Normal School. Types of documents include correspondence, photographs, personal notes, publications, programs, and other types of memorabilia.
- Creation: 1929-2007
- Hartje, Elizabeth (Person)
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Anne Elizabeth Hartje was born in Baltimore, Maryland in June 11, 1907. Hartje attended Eastern High School from which she graduated in 1926. Following high school, she attended the Peabody Conservatory of Music until 1929. In 1929, Hartje transferred to the Maryland State Normal School, which she attend from 1929-1931. During her time at MSNS, Hartje was class president. Hartje also earned a master’s degree in education from Johns Hopkins University. Hartje was employed as a substitute teacher for several years until receiving a permanent teaching position in Prince George’s County. The next year, Hartje transferred to the Baltimore City School district where she taught kindergarten and first grade for ten years. After many years of teaching, Hartje served as principal at Waverly Elementary, William Paca Elementary, and Montebello Elementary. She retired from teaching in 1968. Hartje was involved in the alumni associations for both Eastern High School and the Towson University throughout her entire life. Hartje’s involvement began with Alumni Services for the MSNS, and eventually Towson University, as the reunion chairman for the class of 1931. She was served on the Alumni Board of Directors, the Alumni Committee for the College of Education, the Phonathon Committee, and the Towson University Alumni Council. In 1983, Hartje was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Service award. She was also an active member of the Alumni Association for Eastern High School. Hartje took part in organizing up through the 70th reunion for both classes. Hartje lived on Northway in Baltimore, Maryland for most of her adult life. She spent her summers in Maine, where she was able to organize class reunions for those who could travel to Maryland. In 1995, Hartje relocated to the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville, Maryland until her death on February 1, 2005.
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Anne Elizabeth Hartje, a member of Maryland State Normal School's class of 1931 served on various alumni committees including the Alumni Board of Directors, the Alumni Committee for the College of Education, the Phonathon Committee, and the Towson University Alumni Council for Towson University. This collection includes correspondence, photographs, personal notes, publications, programs, and other types of memorabilia.
- Guide to the Elizabeth Hartje papers
- Created by Ruby Kelly, revised and transferred to ArchivesSpace by John Esh
- 2014, 2020
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