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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Graduate School

 Organization

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 1 Collection or Record:

Graduate School Records of the Dean, Clarence L. Ver Steeg

 Collection
Identifier: 10/2
Abstract The records of the Clarence Ver Steeg cover the years 1945 to 1987; with the bulk involving Ver Steeg's tenure as Dean of Northwestern University's Graduate School (1976-1987). A few records predating or subsequent to Ver Steeg's Deanship are included.