Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Speech
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This series is comprised of tabular grade distribution reports dating between 1970 and 1978. The reports, issued according to academic quarter, note both the number and percentage of students receiving each letter grade awarded in any given course.
Abstract Filling six boxes and spanning the period 1983-90, this series is comprised of evaluations of courses offered in the Institute's Radio-TV-Film/Communicative Disorders, Forensics, and Theatre Arts divisions. The evaluations assess each course's methods, structure, and overall worth, as well as the techniques employed by the instructor. Both standardized and narrative formats are utilized in the evaluations.
Abstract This series, filling two and one-half boxes and spanning the period 1973-1984, includes the faculty administrative and personnel records of the School of Speech's National High School Institute. The records are divided into four subseries: general administrative records, divisional records, faculty meetings, and receptions.
Abstract This series fills eleven boxes and spans the period 1973-1987. Included are evaluations of students enrolled in the Institute's Radio-TV-Film/Communicative Disorders, Forensics, and Theatre Arts (formerly known as Drama and Interpretation and Performance and Production) divisions. The evaluations assess each student's skills through both standardized and narrative formats.
Abstract This series fills three boxes and spans the period 1979-1982. Included are student record cards for students applying to the School of Speech's National High School Institute. Each card includes the applicant's name, gender, address, phone number, city, state, parents' names, high school, and year in school. Also included on the cards are the applicant's class rank, grade point average, and PSAT score, along with award and honors and activities. Also included are the applicant's height, weight,...
Abstract The School of Speech Personnel Files consist of personnel files for faculty members. The bulk of the records postdate 1945, when more accurate records were kept. There is, however, some material dating as far back as 1897. All faculty members whose files are included in this series have either retired, resigned, or are deceased. The folders contain vitae; correspondence between individuals and the dean, his assistants, and others; application letters and forms sometimes accompanied by college...
Abstract This series consists of academic records of students enrolled in the School of Speech (School of Oratory) from 1892 to 1922. The records, in the form of registration cards, contain the following information: date of registration, student's name, age, hometown and Evanston address. The older cards (1892-1913) include a "record of studies pursued elsewhere, with Grade Marks." They also record the work done by the students by year (Junior or Senior), term and instructor.
Abstract The Tom W. Tillman Papers document Tillman’s career at Northwestern as well as his professional activities in audiology. The papers, filling twelve boxes, span the dates 1949-2000 and include biographical materials, education files, general correspondence, subject correspondence, committee files, teaching files, research files, speeches/addresses/papers, and publications.
Abstract The prompt books for theatrical productions of Northwestern University's School of Speech include scripts for University Theatre productions, annotated for use by the prompter, along with sketches of the staging and other notes. Bound prompt books include most of the productions from number 50 (1933) through number 320 (1957).
Abstract Winifred Louise Ward began her studies as an undergraduate student at Northwestern University's Cumnock School of Oratory. After two years of directing plays and declamation contests, and teaching grade school she attended the University of Chicago. She received her Ph.D. in education in 1918. Soon after, Ward was asked to teach at Northwestern University's School of Oratory and that year began as an instructor and assistant professor, a career which was to last until her retirement in 1950....
Abstract Atholl Douglas (Paddy) Whannel was a film scholar. Born in 1922, Whannel came to teach at Northwestern in 1969 and became an associate professor of film in 1972. Whannel died in England in 1980.The Paddy Whannel Papers fill three and one-half boxes and span the years from 1896 to 1980. Comprising the series are: biographical materials, general correspondence, writings, research materials, and course materials.