Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Graduate School
Northwestern University began awarding honorary master's degrees in the 1860s. In 1891 courses leading to advanced earned degrees were offered and the first PhD was awarded in 1896. The Graduate School, however, was not officially established until 1910.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This series includes 64 bound volumes of Graduate School Grade Reports, 1920-1922 and 1924-1949. Information in the volumes is organized chronologically by year and by term (first semester, second semester, and summer session or fall, winter, and spring quarters). Within each volume Grade Reports are arranged alphabetically by department. There is one grade report for each class section. Each Grade Report contains the following information: department, course title, credits, instructor,...
Abstract The records of the Graduate School Dean fill fifty-six archival boxes and span the years from 1945 to 1986. The bulk of the records covers the tenure of Dean Clarence Ver Steeg, 1976-1987. A select few records predating or subsequent to Ver Steeg's deanship are also included as contiguous with his tasks and agendas.
Abstract James joined Northwestern University's faculty in 1897 as a professor of history, where he remained until retirement in 1935. James also served as the first Dean of the Graduate School at NU from 1917 – 1931. In addition to his teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels James engaged in historical investigation and writing, particularly about the revolutionary period and the Midwest. The James Alton James Papers are arranged in six main categories: biographical material; correspondence;...
Abstract Personnel records for the Kellogg Graduate School of Management include official forms and documents relating to employees between the years 1940-1974. Permission of the Archivist is required to access these records.
Abstract Clarence Lester Ver Steeg initially joined Northwestern as a Professor of United States History in 1950 and served as Dean of The Graduate School from 1975 to 1986. Ver Steeg was most well known for teaching American history courses. Aside from his teaching responsibilities, he was instrumental in expanding graduate education programs. As chairman of the Northwestern Faculty Committee to Plan and Build the New University Library, Ver Steeg played a crucial role in the development, design, and...