Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty
Found in 229 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Scholar and professor of English Literature Arthur Hobart Nethercot joined NU's English faculty in 1919 and remained with the University until retirement. The Arthur Nethercot Papers consist of biographical materials and clippings documenting Nethercot's career at Northwestern, correspondence from literary figures, and copies and reprints of Nethercot's poetry, fiction, and scholarly publications.
Abstract The collection consists of music manuscript scores, music notebooks and lecture notebooks by former Northwestern University School of Music professor Albert Noelte. A few accompanying papers documenting either Noelte's career, background or tenure at Northwestern are also included.
Dates: 1885 - 1946
Abstract This collection contains an extensive report on the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine in Northwestern Unviersity's Medical School, for a limited span of years, circa 1979-1981. The most significant categories include the curricula vitarum of the principal members of the faculty, records of recent faculty publications and grants awarded, and budget information. There are also minutes of departmental meetings, information on volunteer faculty and vital statistics on the Institute.
Dates: ca. 1979-1981
Abstract These records comprise seven archival boxes and consist of files relating to patents applied for through Northwestern University. Most of the patents are for inventions, procedures, or substances created by Northwestern University faculty.
Abstract Oldberg joined the music faculty of Northwestern University in 1897, eventually becoming the Director of the Graduate Music Department in 1924. The Arne Oldberg Papers are arranged in seven folders and include mainly biographical materials and clippings dating between 1917 and 1976. Also included are listings of Oldberg's musical compositions (one such listing features a biographical sketch [Box 1, Folder 3]); a photocopy of an original composition, "In the Country;" and a small amount of...
Dates: 1917-1976, n.d.
Abstract John T. O'Neil became an instructor in business economics and statistics at Northwestern University, while working on his doctorate. In 1956 he returned to Northwestern as associate professor of business administration, becoming professor of finance in 1963. O'Neil also held several administrative positions at Northwestern, including assistant dean of the School of Commerce, and coordinator for the quantitative controls in business program. The John T. O'Neil Papers are arranged in seven main...
Abstract Clarence J. Overbeck was successively instructor (1927), assistant professor (1931), associate professor (1939) and full professor (1946) of physics at Northwestern University. His papers fill one and one half boxes, spanning the years 1933 to 1997. The bulk of the records consist of biographical materials, speeches, and lectures from his many years as a physics professor. Much additional biographical material is supplied by two autobiographies. The published proceedings from conferences on...
Abstract The papers of Richard Overton (1907-1988; professor of business history) fill 5 boxes and span the years 1940 to 1990, with the bulk of the papers dating between 1942 and 1955. The materials include biographical information; memberships; conferences; Northwestern University's Business History Department; teaching; research; speeches; photographs; professional invitations; publications; Mississippi Valley Historical Association.Biographical materials (1944-1959) include curricula...
Abstract The Arrand Parsons papers fill six and one-half boxes and span the period 1942-1988. They are arranged in two major categories: correspondence and teaching and professional files. Included as well are a few folders of biographical materials and one of publications.
Abstract Edward Francis Paschke (1939-2004) was an American painter and educator. He lived most of his life in Chicago, Illinois, and was affiliated with a group of artists known as the Chicago Imagists. Paschke’s work is often confrontational and utilizes bright, neon colors and central figurative elements. He borrows imagery from pop culture to create surreal, emotional landscapes that evoke the violent, sinister, and sexually charged undercurrents of the human experience. The Ed Paschke Papers span...
Abstract Music professor and bandleader John Phillip Paynter, named for John Phillip Sousa, began his musical studies at Northwestern, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1950 and a Master's in Theory and Composition in 1951. Upon graduation, Paynter joined NU's faculty as the Director of the Marching Band. During his career at Northwestern, Paynter taught classes in band music, conducting, and arranging. The John P. Paynter Collection consists of six series titled Biographical Materials,...
Dates: 1923 - 2013
Abstract The Charles Pearson Family Papers document the life and career of Charles W. Pearson, Northwestern alumnus and faculty member (professor and department chair in the Department of English), as well as the lives of several family members. The collection is organized on a genealogical principle: the papers of Charles W. Pearson come first, those of his six children second, and finally the papers of Hadath and French families (related branches of the Pearson family). The description of the...
Abstract The papers of British social historians Harold and Joan Perkin fill 61 boxes and contain 6.28 megabytes of born-digital files. The collection documents their academic careers and personal lives in England and the United States, spanning dates 1905-2015, with bulk dates 1970-2015. Harold Perkin was one of the leaders in the British social history movement of the 1960s-1970s and a professor in the Department of History at Northwestern University from 1985 to 1997. Joan Perkin was a lecturer in...
Dates: 1905, 1930s-2015; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2015
Abstract The Edmund Perry Papers fill three boxes and span 1953 to 1999. The bulk of the papers consist of Perry's correspondence, both personal and departmental, from the 1970s. Highlights of the collection include Perry's correspondence with religious leaders from around the world regarding the Department of Religion's comparative religions focus and their own religious faiths. Building this program was a primary interest of Perry's throughout his long career at Northwestern and much of the...
Abstract The Philosophy Department administrative records date from 1959-1984. Records included in the series are budget statements, course planning materials, Evening Division and Summer Session materials relating to the department, faculty and staff materials, grade reports, lists of students majoring in philosophy, departmental meeting minutes, departmental memoranda, general correspondence, and quarterly reports.
Abstract Correspondence, teaching files, speeches, legal documents, teaching manuals, technical drawings, lecture and class notes, drafts and published copies of essays of Herman Pines, Research Chemist and Coordinator of Exploratory Research at Universal Oil Products (UOP) in Chicago part-time lecturer, Assistant Research Professor, and Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Chemistry Department at Northwestern University.
Abstract Melvin A. Pingree was a Northwestern University student in the 1860s. His photograph collection contains carte-de-visite photographs of Northwestern students and faculty, as well as Civil War soldiers and officers.
Abstract Sociologist, educator, and university dean and vice president, James P. Pitts (1944- ) received his B.A. in Political Science and M.A., and Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University. His papers fill 7 boxes, and span the years 1961 to 2013. Composed of newspaper clippings, press releases, curricula vitae, correspondences, and published work, the papers contain Pitts' writings, awards, and a scrapbook and jersey from his time at Northwestern.
Abstract The Kenyon E. Poole Papers occupy 1.5 boxes and span the period 1929-1978, with the bulk of the material from 1944 to 1960. The papers consist principally of correspondence, but also include biographical materials, teaching files, papers presented before professional organizations, and publications.
Dates: 1929 - 1978; Other: Majority of material found within 1944 - 1960