Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty
Found in 229 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The papers of George Howerton (professor and Dean of Music at Northwestern University), filling nine boxes, illuminate Howerton's life, career and interests. While the entirety of the collection ranges from 1923 to 1999, the bulk of the content lies between 1935 and 1971. The Papers fall into six general categories: 1) biographical information, 2) teaching materials, 3) programs and concert information, 4) information on clinics and festivals and programs from these occasions, 5) presentation...
Dates: 1923 - 1999; Other: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1971
Abstract Dating from 1940-2000 and filling 45 boxes, the Francis L. K. Hsu Papers document Hsu's prominence as an anthropology professor and scholar specializing in kinship patterns and cultural comparisons between large, literate societies, namely, the United States, China, India, and Japan. The papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, student files, research files and notebooks, interview transcripts, lecture/conference notes and records, and publication files.
Abstract Su-Shu Huang was professor of physics and astronomy at Northwestern University. His research interests included the continuous absorption coefficient in two-electron systems; the effects of turbulence in stellar atmospheres and radiative transfer methods; rotating stars and binary stars; and the possibility of life on other planets. The Su-Shu Huang Papers fill fifteen boxes and are arranged in seven categories: biographical materials, education files, correspondence, teaching files, research...
Abstract Hugh McKinney Hulburt held several academic positions as well as working as a consultant at several private companies including his role as director of research at the Chemical Construction Corporation. In 1963 Hulburt accepted an appointment at Northwestern University as professor of chemical engineering. He chaired the department of chemical engineering from 1964 to 1970. 1980 he was associate dean of Northwestern's Graduate School and served as associate dean for planning and development of...
Abstract The Fred E. Inbau Papers, spanning the years 1930 to 1998, document his work with the Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, as a professor at Northwestern University' s Law School, as an opponent of the Miranda Act, and as a prolific writer and speaker.
Dates: 1930 - 1998; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995
Abstract James joined Northwestern University's faculty in 1897 as a professor of history, where he remained until retirement in 1935. James also served as the first Dean of the Graduate School at NU from 1917 – 1931. In addition to his teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels James engaged in historical investigation and writing, particularly about the revolutionary period and the Midwest. The James Alton James Papers are arranged in six main categories: biographical material; correspondence;...
Abstract Richard W. Jones began teaching electrical engineering at Northwestern University in 1942, and became a full professor in 1951, which position he held until his retirement in 1971. His final appoint was jointly in electrical engineering and biological sciences. Jones was a pioneer in the study of biomedical engineering, and his work was instrumental in Northwestern's development of a leading department in the field. His research specialties included respiration, hearing, and vision. His papers...
Abstract The David Joravsky papers fill thirteen boxes and are arranged into six categories: biographical materials; correspondence files; materials relating to Joravsky's service on behalf of Northwestern University; non-Northwestern teaching files; materials pertaining to scholarly organizations; and publications, research, and grant applications files. The bulk of the series, nine boxes, is comprised of materials concerning Joravsky's work on behalf of Northwestern...
Abstract Harold Kaplan was a professor of English and American Literature at Northwestern University from 1972 to 1986, when he became professor emeritus. Before coming to Northwestern, Kaplan taught at Rutgers University and Bennington College, after having served in the United States Air Force for four years. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Chicago. This collection includes Kaplan’s class notes, drafts for books and essays, correspondence, talks, and the reviews of his...
Dates: 1946 - 2013; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/2011
Abstract Composer and music professor M. William Karlins came to Northwestern as an Associate Professor of Theory and Composition, and in 1973, he was appointed a full Professor. He was also the director of the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble from 1967 until his retirement in August 2001. The M. William Karlins Papers fill 12 boxes and consist almost exclusively of his musical works. The material spans the period 1953 to 2004, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1957 and...
Abstract Researcher, scientist and writer Paul Klopsteg's (1889-1991) papers include biographical materials, education files, correspondence, archery files, governmental organizations files, professional organizations files, publications files, religion files, speech manuscript files, and material relating to World Wars I and II.
Dates: 1905 - 1991
Abstract Irving M. Klotz (born 1916) taught biochemistry, biology and chemistry at Northwestern University from 1940-1986. His papers fill 76 boxes and consist largely of correspondence between Klotz and colleagues, students, and businesses, as well as a large collection of his research notes and publications.
Dates: 1937-2005; Agreement Received: 2002-10-22
Abstract The Alvina Krause Collection fills ten boxes and spans the dates 1929-2003. The bulk of the collection consists of Krause's teaching notes from her years at Northwestern University's School of Speech. Most of the material in this collection was gathered over many years by David Downs, a former student of Krause's and a faculty member in Northwestern University's School of Communication. The collection includes a substantial number of photocopies that Downs made. While the collection lacks the...
Abstract The George G. Lamb Papers span the years from 1935 to 1977. The Papers are arranged into nine categories: biographical materials, general and family correspondence, teaching files, research files, professional societies, papers presented at professional meetings, publications, administrative materials, and miscellaneous. The biographical materials include curricula vitae, faculty report forms, biographical data for various publications, lists of publications, news releases, clippings, and...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Joseph Lambert joined the Northwestern University chemistry faculty in 1965, where taught until his retirement in 2010. The Joseph Lambert Papers include biographical information, subject files, student records, manuscripts, and correspondence.
Dates: 1944-2011; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2010
Abstract Irving Lee earned an M.A. in public speaking in 1935 and a Ph.D. in social psychology and rhetoric in 1938, both from Northwestern University. Lee became an instructor in speech at Northwestern University in 1936, rising to professor of public speaking in 1949. aides. Lee was particularly interested in the studies of Alfred Korzybski, whose theories were the foundation of one of his most popular courses at Northwestern, Language and Thought. His papers fill one box and span the period...
Abstract The papers of Oliver J. Lee fill one half-size box. They consist of several biographical accounts, a small amount of correspondence, a poem, a tribute to his predecessor, Philip Fox, and reprints of his articles.
Abstract The Simeon E. Leland Papers, comprising 23 boxes and one package, span the years 1918 to 1972 and contain biographical materials, general correspondence, writings and speeches, course and teaching materials, research and reference files, and files of the University of Chicago Social Science Research Committee pertaining to its investigation of the role of public debt in the modern state. The papers document Leland's career in academics and government service as a specialist in the fields of...
Abstract The Richard W. Leopold papers are prodigious in both volume and scope. They document not only the long and productive career of an eminent scholar but also reflect many significant issues and developments in the historical profession and at Northwestern University during the twentieth century. The material spans the period of Leopold's life although the vast bulk date between 1938 and 1980, the years of his teaching career. His papers include correspondence and other materials of...
Dates: 1912 - 2007; Other: Majority of material found within 1938 - 1980