Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract William Andrew Dyche took his father's place on the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University, serving from 1894 to 1896 and from 1903 to 1935. He was the University Business Manager from 1903 to 1934 and University Counsellor from 1934 to 1936. Dyche served two terms as an Evanston alderman (1892 to 1895) and was Evanston's mayor from 1895 to 1899. The William Andrew Dyche Papers are arranged into two folders. The more important items in the series are the correspondence with William...
Abstract The series consists of records of the publications of Northwestern University faculty members, from the University's founding until approximately 1976. The records are in the form of photocopies of catalog cards from the University Library.
Abstract The Fred Dow Fagg, Jr., Papers are arranged in 58 sections. The first section includes biographical material and the others are based upon the manner in which administrative records were maintained in the Vice-President's office. The largest amounts of material can be found in the sections for Administration, Business Office (many items related to the budgets for 1939-46), College of Liberal Arts, Faculty, Graduate School, Medical School, Navy, Schools of Commerce, Education, and Law, Student...
Abstract Herbert F. Fisk came to Northwestern University as Principal of the Preparatory School in 1873, and spent the remainder of his career at Northwestern. He was given a concurrent appointment as Professor of Pedagogy (a title later changed to Professor of Education) in Northwestern's College of Liberal Arts. The 30th anniversary of Fisk's principalship was celebrated in the fall of 1903 with a special conference on secondary education. He retired as Principal of the Academy in June of 1904, but...
Abstract The scrapbooks of Leila Foster (Bachelor of Business, 1950; J.D., 1953; Master of Divinity, 1964; Ph.D., 1966; all from Northwestern University) illuminate the life of an undergraduate university student in the years following World War II. Ephemera and form letters are interspersed with personal correspondence and other personal documents.The series consists of three scrapbooks, from Foster's first three academic years at Northwestern: 1946/1947, 1947/1948 and 1948/1949.
Abstract Harriet Sue Gilliam was an Assistant and later Associate Professor of English at Northwestern University from 1971 until her death in 1993. The Harriet Gilliam Papers fill twenty-seven boxes and span the years from 1962 through 1993. They are organized into six main categories: biographical material, correspondence, files relating to Carlo Maria Giulini, educational files, teaching and research files, and writings.
Abstract The Daisy M. Girton Papers include one folder of biographical materials and Girton's diaries for the years 1901 through 1905. The diaries, constituting the bulk of the series, were written for the most part during Daisy's tenure at Northwestern.
Abstract The photographs in this collection, 5x7" glass plate negatives, date from the early years of the twentieth century. Most are of the Northwestern University campus and its surrounding area including some photographs of individuals either affiliated with Northwestern or living in Evanston, Illinois.
Abstract Methodist minister Clark Titus Hinman was elected the first President of Northwestern University in 1853, but died before the University opened in 1855. This artificial collection consists of biographical material and correspondence postdating his life; there is also one original sermon.
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Abstract The Hough Papers reflect the brief tenure (July 1, 1919, to October 1, 1920) of an individual who had had no previous pertinent experience for the position of a university president, who apparently had been elected out of desperation as a compromise candidate, and who was absent from his office during most of his presidency because of preaching activities, travel, and illness. Hough was evidently an excellent preacher of sermons (in the U.S. and abroad), a competent writer of essays and...
Abstract This series of three boxes consists of photographs of most of the freshman class of 1987. These photographs, typically wallet-sized, were collected for and appeared in the booklet Northwestern University Alumni Association Welcomes the Class of 1987, published for the entering freshmen. Each print is identified on the reverse by the student's name and social security number and is attached to a sheet bearing the same information.
Abstract These photographs of individual freshman members of the class of 1982, usually wallet-size portraits, appeared in the introductory booklet published by the Northwestern University Alumni Association for first-year students entering the University.
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Abstract This presentation album was prepared for Mrs. Nathaniel Leverone to acknowledge her late husband's gift to Northwestern University. Materials within the album span the dates August 15, 1968, to September, 1969.
Abstract The William Albert Locy Papers are arranged in five main categories in three boxes containing twenty-one folders and one bound volume. The categories are: biographical material; correspondence; reprints; lecture and miscellaneous notes; manuscripts.
Abstract Most of the material in the collection is concerned with university business, and consequently sheds little light on MacChesney's private life or his military and civic activities. The collection's value lies primarily in its reflection of many of the varied activities undertaken by Northwestern's central administration during the university's emergence as a major American educational institution.
Abstract The records of Raymond W. Mack (Vice President and Dean of Faculties, and Provost, of Northwestern University) contain correspondence, proposals and reports, charts and statistics, and meetings of minutes. These materials span the years 1958 to 1986, chiefly covering Mack's term as Provost. Some materials with earlier dates are also included in this series; some of these are from the office of Payson Wild, who served as Provost before Mack, and others are Mack's own papers.
Abstract Ernest R. Mowrer, a sociologist, joined the faculty of NU in 1928, where he remained until his retirement in 1963. During his career he developed a scientific method for role theory in studying the interaction of members of a family and deviant behavior.The Ernest R. Mowrer papers fill twelve boxes (one of which, a dropfront, contains maps and graphs drawn for use in his book, Disorganization: Personal and Social). The papers are arranged in six subseries:...
Abstract Photographs of Northwestern University related events and individuals made by Evanston's W. B. Nickerson Photo Company are arranged in five boxes. The photographs consist largely of black and white negatives along with a small number of color slides. The dates of these materials range from the 1940s to the 1970s.