Detailed Information for Harry Hewitt

Dr. Harry P. Hewitt 
History
 » Chair
Office Location
O'Donohoe Hall 216
Office Hours

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4152
Fax: (940) 397-4899
 
 

History
 » Professor
Office Location
O'Donohoe Hall 216
Office Hours

MWF  09:30a -- 12:00a;  MW 01:30p -- 05:00; F pm By appointment.

TR 09:30a -- 12:00a; 03:00p -- 05:00p.

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4152
Fax: (940) 397-4899
 
 

Contact Information

harry.hewitt@mwsu.edu

My Websites

http://faculty.mwsu.edu/history/harry.hewitt

Interests

Major Field Latin American History

Colonial American History

National American History

Modern European History (1500 to present)

Minor Field Anthropology (Archeology and Ethno-history)


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2014 6103  170  Reseach Methods    Prothro-Yeager Hall OD 202

05:30 P. M. -- 08:20 P. M.  Monday

Details Fall 2014 4173    History of Mexico    Prothro-Yeager Hall OD202

TR 11:00--12:30.

Details Fall 2014 1233  103  Survey of American History Since 1865    Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

08:00am-09:20am TR

Details Fall 2013 5843  101  Latin American History - Republican Period    Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

Tuesday-Thursday 11:00am-12:20pm.

Details Fall 2012 5833    Latin American History, Colonial Period    Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

DR. HEWITT COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA HISTORY 5833;  PA 202;  11:00AM--12:20PM

TEXT: -- Peter Bakewell, A History of Latin America to 1825.

 

OFFICE HOURS: M-W-F – BY APPOINTMENT

T-R – 09:30 - 11:00; 2:00 PM AND BY APPOINTMENT

GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Ryan McKelvey: OFFICE OD228

SEE POSTED OFFICE HOURS ON HIS DOOR.

e-mail: ryan.mckelvey.0130@students.mwsu.edu

EXAMS:  TWO MID-TERM ESSAY EXAMS

FIRST EXAM:  PART I, II, V (PORTUGAL--TO PAGE 430. 

SECOND EXAM: PART III,IV (CHAPTER 11)

FINAL EXAM: ESSAY EXAM PART IV (CHAPTER 12)

DEC  , 2012 AT 1:00PM – 3:00PM.

TERM PAPER: 15 TYPED PAGES OF TEXT, DOUBLE SPACED, UNJUSTIFIED MARGINS, ENDNOTES: CITATIONS MUST BE CLEAR AND FOLLOW AN ACCEPTABLE STYLE MANUEL, BIBLIOGRAPHY (AT LEAST EIGHT BOOKS OR ARTICLES) AND HAVE COMPLETE REFERENCES.

WEB REFERENCE ARE PERMISSIBLE, BUT MUST BE FULLY CITED, AND CAN NOT BE YOUR ONLY SOURCES.

OCTOBER 4: YOUR TERM PAPER TOPIC MUST BE APPROVED AND A WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY TURNED IN.

YOUR PAPER IS DUE DURING CLASS DECEMBER 6, 2012.

THEY ARE CONSIDERED LATE AFTER THAT TIME AND WILL BE PENALIZED ONE LETTER GRADE.

GRADUATE STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO SHOW CLEAR EVIDENCE OF SOLID RESEARCH SKILLS IN THE WRITING OF AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THEIR RESEARCH TOPIC. THIS INCLUDES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SIGNIFICANT BIBLIOGRAPHY; USE OF ENDNOTES; EVIDENCE OF CRITICAL THINKING AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE PRINCIPLE THEMES IN THEIR PAPERS.

COURSE ASSESSMENT: IS BASED ON A PRE-TEST, POST-TEST, AND YOUR DEMONSTRATING CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS IN YOUR TERM PAPER.

Plagiarism StatementBy enrolling in this course the student expressly grants MSU a "limited right" in all intellectual property created by the student for the purpose of this course. The "limited right" shall include but shall not be limited to the right to reproduce the student’s work product in order to verify originality and authenticity, and educational purpose. Classroom attendance is required.

ATTENDANCE--Excessive absences will result in the reduction from your course grade of one letter and/or removal from the course.

*Please inform me if you are a student with a disability and need accommodations for this class.

Details Fall 2012 3833    Latin American History, Colonial Period    Prothro-Yeager Hall PY202

DR. HEWITT COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA HIST 3833;  PY 202;  11:00AM--12:20PM.

TEXT: Peter Bakewell, A History of Latin America to 1825.

OFFICE HOURS: OFFICE HOURS: M-W-F – BY APPOINTMENT

T-R – 09:30 - 11:00; 2:00 PM AND BY APPOINTMENT

GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Ryan McKelvey: OFFICE OD228

SEE POSTED OFFICE HOURS ON HIS DOOR.

e-mail: ryan.mckelvey.0130@students.mwsu.edu

FIRST EXAM: PART I,II,V(Portugal- to page 430.

SECOND EXAM: PART III,IV (CHAPTER 11)

FINAL EXAM: ESSAY EXAM PART IV (CHAPTER 12)

 DEC   , 2012 AT 1:00PM – 3:00PM.

TERM PAPER:12 TYPED PAGES OF TEXT, DOUBLE SPACED, UNJUSTIFIED MARGINS, ENDNOTES: CITATIONS MUST BE CLEAR AND FOLLOW AN ACCEPTABLE STYLE MANUEL, BIBLIOGRAPHY (AT LEAST EIGHT BOOKS OR ARTICLES) AND HAVE COMPLETE REFERENCES. WEB REFERENCE ARE PERMISSIBLE, BUT MUST BE FULLY CITED AND MAY NOT BE YOUR ONLY SOURCES.

OCTOBER 4: YOUR TERM PAPER TOPIC MUST BE APPROVED AND A WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY TURNED IN.

YOUR PAPER IS DUE DURING CLASS DECEMBER 6, 2012.

THEY ARE CONSIDERED LATE AFTER THAT TIME AND WILL BE PENALIZED ONE LETTER GRADE.

COURSE ASSESSMENT: IS BASED ON A PRE-TEST, POST-TEST, AND YOUR DEMONSTRATING CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS IN YOUR TERM PAPER.

Plagiarism StatementBy enrolling in this course the student expressly grants MSU a "limited right" in all intellectual property created by the student for the purpose of this course. The "limited right" shall include but shall not be limited to the right to reproduce the student’s work product in order to verify originality and authenticity, and educational purpose.

 

Details Fall 2012 1133    Survey of American History to 1865    Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

FALL  2012

T-R 08:00--09:20

Details Spring 2011 6003  270  Grad.Sem. Latin American Revollutions    Prothro-Yeager Hall OD231

Monday 05:30pm-08:20pm.

Details Fall 2010 5643  101  United States -- Latin American Relations    Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

08:00 A. M. -- 09:20 A. M. T R

Details Fall 2010 4643  101  UNITED STATES -- LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS    Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

08:00 AM -- 09:20 AM T R

Details Fall  3833    Latin American History, Colonial Period    Prothro-Yeager Hall 



Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
University of Utah Master of Arts Aug 17 1963 12:00AM 
University of Utah Bachelor of Science Aug 26 1960 12:00AM 
University of Utah Doctor of Philosophy Jun 5 1971 12:00AM 



Research and Publications

PUBLICATIONS

"A 'Lovely Land Full of Roses and Thorns':  Emil Langberg and Mexico, 1835--1866," Southwestern Historical Quaraterly, Vol. XCVIII, No. 3, (January, 1995),  386--425.  Bob Cunningham, Co-author.

Archaeological Excavations in Southwest Utah, University of Utah Publications in Anthropology, No. 76 (Salt Lake City: University of Utah, 1965), C. Melvin Aikens, et al. Chapter by Harry P. Hewitt

 "Boyce House: A Promoter of Texas Oil," Crosstimbers Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1987, 1-10.

"El Archivo de Hidalgo del Parral, 1631-1821," Microform Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1972, 41-43.

"'El deseo de cubrir el honor nacional': Francisco Jiménez and the Survey of the Mexico - United States Boundary, 1849-1857," in Ciudad y campo en la historia de México, eds., Ricardo Sanchez, Eric Van Young, and Gisela von Wobeser, 2 vols. (México, D. F: Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México, 1992), 709-719.

"García Conde, Pedro," in The New Handbook of Texas, ed. Ron Tyler, 6 vols. (Austin: The Texas State Historical Association, 1996), III: 87-88.

 "House, Boyce," in The New Handbook of Texas, ed. Ron Tyler, 6 vols. (Austin: The Texas State Historical Association, 1996), III: 710.

"John Dickinson and the American Revolution," in Out of the Tempest: Readings in United States History Before 1865 (Milburn, New Jersey: R. F. Publishing Inc., 1976), 55-66.

"Langberg, Edvard Emil," in The New Handbook of Texas, ed. Ron Tyler, 6 vols. (Austin: The Texas State Historical Association, 1996), IV: 66.

"Mexican-United States Boundary Commission," in The New Handbook of Texas, ed. Ron Tyler, 6 vols. (Austin: The Texas State Historical Association, 1996), IV: 695.

Out of the Tempest: Readings in United States History Before 1865, Robert Dean Becker and Harry P. Hewitt, eds. (Milburn, New Jersey: R. F. Publishing, Inc., 1976.

"‘Poor Mexico! So Far From God, So Close to the United States’ The Mexico -- United States Boundary Survey, 1849-1855," Faculty Papers,

Midwestern State University, Series 3, Vol. 13, 1995-1997, 45-56.

"Pursuing Boundaries: Locating the Positions of the 1851 Mexican Surveyors with a Modern Global Positioning System, 2004." Faculty Papers, Midwestern State University, Series 3, Vol. XVI, 2004 – 2006, 79 – 86.

"Sargento Mayor Valerio Cortez del Rey: Miner, Landowner, Businessman, and Slave Owner," Faculty Papers, Midwestern State University, Series 2, Vol. 2, 1975-1976, 13-21.

"The Mexican Boundary Survey Team: Pedro García Conde in California," The Western Historical Quarterly, Vol. XXI, No. 2, (May, 1990), 171-196.

 "The Mexican Commission and Its Survey of the Rio Grande River Boundary, 1850-1854," Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. XCIV, No. 4, (April, 1991), 555-580.

"The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Revisited: Myths and Realities of the Mexican Boundary Survey," in Proceedings of the American Historical Association 1987 (Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 1988).

"Unlocking the Spanish Borderlands and Documenting a Frontier Institution in Transition: The Presidio," Documentary Editing, Vol. 11, No. 2 (June, 1989), 43-47.

1962 Excavations, Glen Canyon Area, University of Utah Publications in Anthropology, No. 73 (Salt Lake City: University of Utah, 1965), Floyd W. Sharrock et al. Chapter by Harry P. Hewitt.