Daniel Hartwig standing in the library archives vault

Photo by Christopher Gannon.

Daniel Hartwig stepped into his role as the library's head of special collections and university archives on Oct. 1. Hartwig oversees the acquisition and preservation of printed materials, digital files and artifacts. University archives holds the history of Iowa State and the people connected to it, while the materials in special collections may be from individuals or organizations without a university tie.

Hartwig comes to campus after serving since 2010 as university archivist at Stanford University, Stanford, California. He also served in positions at the Wisconsin Historical Society (2002-04), Madison; Ball State University (2004-06), Muncie, Indiana; and Yale University (2006-10), New Haven, Connecticut.

The Marshalltown native earned master's degrees in library information studies (University of Wisconsin, Madison) and history and philosophy of science (Indiana University, Bloomington), and a bachelor's degree from University of Iowa in history and philosophy. Hartwig's office is in 403 Parks Library and he can be reached by phone (294-8270) and email (dhartwig@iastate.edu).