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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)

 Organization

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Office of the University Attorney Real Estate Records - Cancelled Leases

 Collection
Identifier: 53/4
Abstract This series is comprised of cancelled leases on property owned by Northwestern University.
Dates: 1977-1977

Eva Jefferson Paterson (1949- ) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/17/202
Abstract Eva Jefferson Paterson (1949- ), a graduate of Northwestern University's Weinberg College of Arts and Science class of 1971, is a civil rights attorney. Her collection spans the years 1970-2013 and contains biographical materials, correspondence, interviews, publications, and awards.
Dates: 1970 - 2017

Records of the Phi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Sigma Iota

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/46
Abstract This series, filling one box, is comprised primarily of the records of the Society's corresponding secretary, Professor Alphonse Roche. The records span the years 1938-1956, with the bulk of the material between 1938 and 1952.
Dates: 1938-1956

Lawrence Pressman (1939-) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/189
Abstract The Lawrence Pressman Papers contain 26 boxes encompassing biographic information from Pressman’s schooling at Northwestern University, scripts and related materials collected from his production binders (television, theatre, and film), reviews and publicity, and a selection of artifacts, including awards and a scrapbook of his college years.
Dates: 1936 - 2017

Records of TriQuarterly

 Collection
Identifier: 58/1
Abstract Established in 1958 as a Northwestern University campus magazine, TriQuarterly took its name from the frequency of its publication schedule: one issue for each academic quarter of the year. Early issues of TriQuarterly featured essays, stories, and poems by regular and visiting Northwestern faculty, students, and associates of the University. In 1964 TriQuarterly shifted its editorial focus from humanities to a literary format. It quickly gained a broad reputation for innovation and has been...
Dates: 1964-1997

Nancy E. Rennick Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/38
Abstract Nancy Ellen (Rennick) Price was a member of the class of 1954 of Northwestern University's College of Liberal Arts. Her papers are contained in one archival box and span the years 1951 to 1954. There are nine folders containing schedules and class notes (scant) from some of Price's courses, including three courses in biology, and one folder each from courses in anthropology, American history, English, experimental psychology, genetics, and philosophy.
Dates: 1951-1954

Rent Books and Ledgers, Vice President for Business and Finance

 Collection
Identifier: 7/1/4
Abstract This series consists of the five Rent Books and one Rent Ledger that document Northwestern University's role as a major landlord in Evanston. The volumes cover the period from 1877 to 1915.
Dates: 1877-1915

Eva Reynolds (1885-1933) Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/76
Abstract Eva Reynolds' scrapbook is creatively crafted. Rather than filling the blank pages of a commercially produced scrapbook, she used a book of printed photographs entitled An Art Souvenir: Northwestern University (published by A. L. Swift & Co., Chicago, 1897) as the base for her scrapbook. Photographs and other items representing her experiences and activities at Northwestern are pasted on to pictures printed in the book. Many pages and photographs are titled...
Dates: 1905-1908

James S. Roberts Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 75/31/29
Abstract Northwestern University alumnus James (Jim) S. Roberts studied history and took photographs during a tumultuous time on and off the campus. His photos (prints, color slides, and black-and-white negatives) include depictions of anti-war events such as the November 15, 1969 Moratorium march on Washington, D.C. and the May, 1970 strike at Northwestern University, as well as scenes from Cuernavaca, Mexico, and general student activities at Northwestern.
Dates: 1968 - 1972

Ethel Robinson (1890?-1975?) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/49
Abstract The series includes a scrapbook and a daily calendar. The scrapbook dates from the period 1909-1914 and features a variety of materials pertaining mainly to Robinson's social life and academic studies while a student at Northwestern. The daily calendar dates from 1910 and includes, for the most part, abbreviated accounts of Robinson's social engagements.
Dates: 1909-1914

The Rock Records and Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: 0/25/1
Abstract This collection includes documents, clippings, and artifacts relating to the history of The Rock (originally a drinking fountain),  a landmark on Northwestern University's Evanston campus since 1902.
Dates: 1902-2016

Rogers Debating Society (1897-1913) Minute Book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: 31/6/10
Abstract This series consists of the minutes of the Rogers Debating Society from September 1904, to March 1913.
Dates: 1904-1913

Records Pertaining to the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches

 Collection
Identifier: 55/20
Abstract The records pertaining to the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches span the period 1950-1955. They comprise an artificially created collection of materials derived from three separate University Archives’ accessions. The records document Northwestern's involvement in the planning of the Second Assembly and its role as host. The records are divided into seven categories: correspondence; housing records; records of special convocation ceremonies; newspaper and periodical clippings;...
Dates: 1950-1955

Jean Summers Smith (1911-1999) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/32
Abstract After attending the University of Washington for one year, Jean Summers Smith entered Northwestern University as a sophomore in 1929. A member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, Smith graduated from Northwestern in 1932 with a B.A. degree in English. The Jean Summers Smith papers date between 1929 and 1932 and fill one box. The papers consist of course materials from Smith's studies at Northwestern.
Dates: 1929-1932

South Africa Divestment Controversy at Northwestern University

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/157
Abstract This compilation documents student movements at Northwestern University between 1978 and 1986 which, in protest of apartheid in South Africa, called for Northwestern to divest from companies with economic ties to South Africa. The compliation consists of clippings, reports, flyers, and other documents from a variety of sources.
Dates: 1978 - 1986; Other: Majority of material found within 1978-1979, 1985-1986

Richard E. Steen (1915-2002) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/179
Abstract The Richard E. Steen Papers document the life of Northwestern University graduate, Richard “Dick” Enoch Steen (Class of 1938), primarily his travels through Europe after graduation. Richard Enoch “Dick” Steen was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 18, 1915.
Dates: 1931 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1938

Kenneth (1912-2003) and Catherine (1915-2009) Stilwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/99
Abstract The Kenneth and Catherine Stilwell Papers include material dating from the period 1935-1950, reflecting their time as students at Northwestern.
Dates: 1935 - 1950

Student Photographers, Color Negatives

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 75/31/21
Abstract The series consists of 35-mm color negatives made by Northwestern University student photographers, from approximately 1993 to 1996. At least some of the student photographers whose work is included here were affiliated with the Northwestern annual, Syllabus.
Dates: approximately 1993-1996

Student War Council of Northwestern University Records

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/24
Abstract The Student War Council of Northwestern University was founded in the summer of 1941, and began its activities immediately following the outbreak of World War II. The records include the its constitution, the constitution of the Illinois Collegiate War Council, and minutes and committee reports of the Student War Council of Northwestern University (1941-1944).
Dates: 1941-1945

Syllabus Photographs (vols. 115-117)

 Collection
Identifier: 75/31/22
Abstract This collection consists of some of the images used in three volumes of the Northwestern Syllabus yearbook. Most of these images were used in the 1999 (vol. 115) and 2000 (vol. 116) yearbooks; one folder contains five images used in the 2001 yearbook (vol. 117). The majority are 8"x10" black and white prints; a few are smaller prints or in color. Most of the photographs depict events, activities (including theatrical productions), and organizations...
Dates: 1999 - 2001