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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)

 Organization

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Records of Triquarterly

 Collection
Identifier: 58/2
Abstract The TriQuarterly Administrative Records span the years 1964 to 1997 and fill 21 boxes. Files cover a wide range of material. Budgets, internal reviews, and correspondence with bookstores and distributors are all included. The bulk of the files, however, concern funding requests to various foundations and grant-making organizations, most notably the Illinois Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Fund, and the John D....
Dates: 1964-1997

University Archives Nitrate Negative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 75/0/5
Abstract Acquired over decades from a variety of sources, principally Northwestern University’s public relations units and as separations from the manuscript collections of Northwestern faculty and administrators, the photographic negatives in nitrate format date to the period of that format’s popularity, circa 1890 to circa 1950.
Dates: 1890 - 1950

Office of the University Attorney, Real Estate Records, Land Books

 Collection
Identifier: 53/5
Abstract This series consists of six land books, detailing Northwestern University's real estate holdings and transactions from 1856 to 1942.
Dates: 1856-1942

University Circle Records

 Collection
Identifier: 0/3/1
Abstract The University Circle was established in 1915 to "promote fellowship and to advance the interests of Northwestern University" among woman who held, or whose spouse held, an official connection with the University. Records include minutes; annual reports; President's files; officers' records and reports; committee materials; special interest group materials; financial records; publicity materials; and membership cards.
Dates: 1915-2014

Records of the University Librarian, Jens Nyholm

 Collection
Identifier: 9/1/1
Abstract The Records of Northwestern University Librarian Jens Nyholm fill 32 boxes and document Nyholm's tenure as University Librarian from 1944-1968, including: correspondence, monthly and annual reports, employment applications, invoices, catalogs, surveys, and questionnaires. The bulk of the records consist of inter-university correspondence providing insight into the workings of the library during a period of expansion and transition. For Nyholm's personal papers, see Series 9/4/1.
Dates: 1944-1976

University Provost Payson S. Wild, General Files

 Collection
Identifier: 5/1
Scope and Contents Addition, Box 19 The Addition, which fills one box, comprises 13 folders of general flies and correspondence of University Provost Payson S. Wild, which date from 1949 through 1974. Included as well are nine folders concerning Northwestern University: A History 1850-1975, co-authored by Wild with Harold F. Williamson (1976). These Latter files, all of which date from 1974, include notes and files used by Wild in preparation of the book and four folders of copies of manuscripts of the text....
Dates: 1949-1974

Macha Lucile Vance (1882-1970) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/34
Abstract Macha Lucile Vance received a diploma from Northwestern University's School of Oratory in 1903, and returned to the University in 1906 to pursue post-graduate study in the School of Oratory. Her papers papers fill one box and consist mainly of notebooks containing literary excerpts, other readings, and voice and gesture exercises for use in elocution and oratorical training. These notebooks, dating between 1901 and 1904, relate to Vance's studies at Northwestern as well as to her private speech...
Dates: 1901-1907, 1953, 1971, and undated

Vice President for Business and Finance S.A.T.C (Student Army Training Corps) Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: 7/1/10
Abstract This series consists of one volume of Student Army Training Corps (S.A.T.C.) dcoumenting its accounts during its existence at Northwestern during/post World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

Ralph C. J. Wallace Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/79
Abstract Spanning the period from 1902 to 1920, with the bulk of materials dating between 1903 and 1907, the Ralph C. J. Wallace scrapbook documents the college social lives of Ralph Wallace and (to a lesser extent) Bess Linder Wallace at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois. Arranged in their original order (which is not strictly chronological), scrapbook materials comprise a mixture of fraternity and sorority memorabilia; newspaper clippings; photographs; and college-related flyers...
Dates: 1902-1920

Arthur Josiah Weiss (1894-1984) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 38/9
Abstract Arthur Josiah Weiss (1894-1984) was a student at Northwestern University’s Evanston Academy and began studies at Northwestern University before transferring to the University of California. The collection consists of Weiss’s “Memory and Fellowship Book,” a scrapbook documenting his Evanston Academy experiences and various activities dating between 1912 and 1914.
Dates: 1912 - 1914

David Hilton Wheeler (1829-1902) Papers

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Identifier: 3/4
Abstract David Hilton Wheeler (1829-1902) was a professor of English literature at Northwestern University, was elected as a trustee and executive officer of the faculty, and served as Northwestern's de facto acting president from 1868-1869. Wheeler's papers fill one half-sized box, span the years 1869-1966, and consist of biographical information and clippings, writings, and correspondence.
Dates: 1869-1966

E.H. Timothy Whitten (1927- ) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/14/6
Abstract Geologist E.H. Timothy Whitten's research interests included the origin and variability of granite as well as analysis of geological materials.The E.H. Timothy Whitten Papers, comprising two boxes, span the years from 1956 to 1981. The papers, including biographical materials, general correspondence, and course, research projects, and publications files, are scattered and provide only thin documentation of Whitten's personal life and academic career. Whitten's research projects files comprise...
Dates: 1956-1981

Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 40/2
Abstract The Frances E. Willard papers are arranged in one half-size box and date between 1871 and 1978. Biographical materials, correspondence, materials related to a proposed marble statue, and a temperance pamphlet and petition are included.
Dates: 1871 - 1998

Willie the Wildcat Mascot Costumes and Costume Elements

 Collection
Identifier: 25/10
Abstract This collection contains two costumes worn to embody the Northwestern University mascot, Willie the Wildcat. The costumes date from circa 1991-1995 and circa 1997-2000, and were generally employed at Northwestern athletic events. Each costume includes an oversized caricature wildcat head; an artificial fur suit worn over arms, legs, and torso; gloves; and footwear. The collection also includes additional costume elements.
Dates: ca. 1991-2000, ca. 2013

WNUR Audiotape Recordings

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Identifier: 76/20/1
Abstract This collection includes 300 audio recordings of notable WNUR broadcasts. The topics of the recordings range from general aspects of Northwestern University life, student activities and performances, to various social and political speeches and meetings.
Dates: 1955 - 1986

Women's Educational Aid Association

 Collection
Identifier: 55/38
Abstract The Women’s Educational Aid Association (WEAA; organized in 1871 as the Educational Association) was founded by Evanston women to help promote the higher education of deserving students at the Evanston College for Ladies. The Women’s Educational Aid Association records document the activities and operation of the organization. The series fills twelve boxes, including one card file box and three drop front boxes, and spans the period 1871-2000. Records are arranged into nine categories:...
Dates: 1871-2000

World War I: Alumni and Faculty War Service Record Cards

 Collection
Identifier: 0/20/5
Abstract This series consists of record cards documenting the World War I-era military service of Northwestern University alumni and some faculty. The card for an individual typically records name, Northwestern class (if applicable), dates of birth and admission to and withdrawal from school, name of parent or guardian, permanent address, war service (postings, promotions, combat duty), and military addresses.
Dates: ca. 1917-1919

World War I: War Service Record Cards

 Collection
Identifier: 0/20/4
Abstract The series consists of war service records for regularly and nominally-enrolled Northwestern students who served in the military or trained for military duty during the time of World War I.
Dates: ca. 1917-1919