Guide to the College of Liberal Arts Quarterly Reports and Tables

Collection Title: College of Liberal Arts Quarterly Reports and Tables
Dates: 1943-1964/1965
Identification: 11/2/5
Creator: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). College of Liberal Arts
Extent: 15 Volumes
Extent: 15 volumes and 1 box
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: These records contain statistical information on College course offerings and course registrations. The Quarterly Reports and Tables are organized by academic quarter and bound in thirteen yearly volumes and two over-sized ledger books and contained in one box. The Quarterly Reports consist of tables listing courses offered by each department of the College. The Reports also summarize registrations and credits awarded per course by departments. The ledgers contain the same basic information as the bound volumes but in a slightly different format. Quarterly Class Load Summaries replace Quarterly Reports beginning in 1958/1959 but provide the same categories of statistics. The ledgers contain quarterly statistics from 1956/1957 to 1964/1965 although no Summer Quarter statistics are included after 1961/1962.
Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives in 1974 (Accession #74-138); on February 7, 1979 (Accession #79-18); and on April 16, 1979 (Accession #79-65) from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Processing Information: Kevin Barry Leonard; July, 1980.
Separated Materials: Fourteen bound volumes of duplicate Reports and Tables and one ledger book have been separated as duplicates and removed to the Gallery. One volume “Training of the Faculty,” listing the degrees held by 1964/1965 CAS faculty members and their granting institutions has been removed to Record Group #4, One linear inch of Graduate School Registration Analyses and summaries of student hours taught for 1952/1953 and 1958/1959 through 1967/1968 has been removed to the Archives' Graduate School General Files.Quarterly Reports separated from the Records of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (Acc. # 79-73) including those for Summer Quarter, 1943: Fall and Winter Quarters, 1943/44; Fall, Winter and Spring. Quarters, 1945/46; and Summer Quarter, 1946 have been added to the boxed records; September, 1980.
Conditions Governing Access: None.
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Scope and Content

These records contain statistical information on College course offerings and course registrations. The Quarterly Reports and Tables are organized by academic quarter and bound in thirteen yearly volumes and two over-sized ledger books and contained in one box.

The Quarterly Reports consist of tables listing courses offered by each department of the College. For each course the Reports note: instructor, numbers of undergraduate and graduate registrants, registration by sex and undergraduate and graduate hour credits awarded per course. The Reports also summarize registrations and credits awarded per course by departments. Quarterly Reports not included in the bound volumes for the years 1956/1957 to 1960/1961 are contained in the two ledgers. The ledgers contain the same basic information as the bound volumes but in a slightly different format. Quarterly Class Load Summaries replace Quarterly Reports beginning in 1958/1959 but provide the same categories of statistics. The ledgers contain quarterly statistics from 1956/1957 to 1964/1965 although no Summer Quarter statistics are included after 1961/1962.

Combinations of seven different Tables are bound with the Quarterly Reports. Tables A and B, which are included in all the volumes, summarize student registration by departments and types of courses; Table A summarizes registration for lecture classes while Table B summarizes registration for drill, quiz and discussion sections that met once a week. Tables C and D appear in all volumes beginning with 1954/1955. Table C indicates enrollment by course in independent study, undergraduate seminar and research courses; Table D Indicates sizes of classes or seminars by department in D-level and E-level courses. Table I summarizes the number of registrants and teaching credit-hours (units of teaching credits multiplied by the number of registrants) by classes and class sections for each course offered in each department. Table II summarizes the total number of classes and class sections maintained, the total number of registrations and teaching credit-hours, and the average sizes of classes in each department. Tables I and II are included in the bound volumes from 1948/1949 to 1953/1954, although beginning in 1950/1951 Table I was abbreviated to include only a departmental summary of the total number of teaching credit-hours. Table III, which is included in all the bound volumes (1948/1949 to 1960/1961), summarizes average instruction time per week given by instructors according to department and includes departmental averages.

The boxed records include Tables I, II and III for Winter and Spring Quarters, 1947/1948; Tables A, B, C, D and III for Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters of 1961/1962; and Tables A, B, C and III for Fall Quarter, 1964/1965.

Arrangement of Materials

The Quarterly Reports and Tables are organized by academic quarter.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). College of Liberal Arts--History

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). College of Liberal Arts--Records and correspondence

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). College of Liberal Arts--Registers


Container List / Contents

  • Summer Quarter, 1943: Quarterly ReportBox 1, Folder 1
  • Fall Quarter, 1943/44 Quarterly ReportBox 1, Folder 2
  • Fall Quarter, 1945/1946: Quarterly ReportBox 1, Folder 4
  • Winter Quarter, 1945/46: Quarterly ReportBox 1, Folder 5
  • Spring Quarter, 1945/46: Quarterly ReportBox 1, Folder 6
  • Summer Quarter, 1946: Quarterly ReportBox 1, Folder 7
  • Winter Quarter, 1947/48: Tables I, II, IIIBox 1, Folder 8
  • Spring Quarter, 1947/48: Tables I, II, IIIBox 1, Folder 9
  • Fall Quarter, 1961/62: Tables A, B, C, D, IIIBox 1, Folder 10
  • Winter Quarter, 1961/62: Tables A, B, C, D, IIIBox 1, Folder 11
  • Spring Quarter, 1961/62: Tables A, B, C, D, IIIBox 1, Folder 12
  • Fall Quarter, 1964/65: Tables A, B, C, IIIBox 1, Folder 13
  • Winter Quarter, 1943/44: Quarterly ReportBox 1, Volume 3
  • Quarterly Reports and Tables A, B, I, II, III, 1948/49Volume 1
  • Quarterly Reports and Tables A, B, I, II, III, 1949/50Volume 2
  • Quarterly Reports and Tables A, B, I, II, III, 1950/51Volume 3
  • Quarterly Reports and Tables A, B, I, II, III, 1951/52Volume 4
  • Quarterly Reports and Tables A, B, I, II, III, 1952/53Volume 5
  • Quarterly Reports and Tables A, B, I, II, III, 1953/54Volume 6
  • Quarterly Reports and Tables A, B, C, D, III, 1954/55Volume 7
  • Quarterly Reports and Tables A, B, C, D, III, 1955/56Volume 8
  • Tables A, B, C, D, III, 1956/57Volume 9
      Note:  The title on the binding of this volume indicates that it contains Quarterly Reports; it does not.
  • Tables1 A, B, C, D, III, 1957/58Volume 10
      Note:  The title on the binding of this volume indicates that it contains Quarterly Reports; it does not.
  • Tables1 A, B, C, D, III, 1958/59Volume 11
      Note:  The title on the binding of this volume indicates that it contains Quarterly Reports; it does not.
  • Tables1 A, B, C, D, III, 1959/60Volume 12
      Note:  The title on the binding of this volume indicates that it contains Quarterly Reports; it does not.
  • Tables1 A, B, C, D, III, 1960/61Volume 13
      Note:  The title on the binding of this volume indicates that it contains Quarterly Reports; it does not.
  • Summary Quarterly Reports, Quarterly Reports and Quarterly Class Load Summaries, 1956/57 to 1958/59 (Ledger)Volume 14
  • Summary Quarterly Reports and Quarterly Class Load Summaries, 1959/60 to 1964/65 (Ledger)Volume 15