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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty


Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Jack Berry (1918-1980) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/18/1
Abstract Jack Berry accepted an appointment at Northwestern University in 1964 as professor of African Languages and Linguistics. He held this position until his death on December 4, 1980. He served as the director of Northwstern's Program of Oriental and African Languages. His papers fill eighteen legal size boxes. They consist of biographical materials, correspondence, and reports, research files and publications.

Cyrus C. DeCoster (1914-1999) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/26/2
Abstract DeCoster taught Spanish at Northwestern University for 16 years. He was the author of 11 books and 35 scholarly articles. DeCoster's research focused on 19th century Spanish literature. The Cyrus C. DeCoster Papers fill one box and span the years 1948-1999. The material summarizes Professor DeCoster's academic work, and is divided into six subseries: biographical material, published articles, book reviews, reviews of books, “Pardo Bazán” drafts, and Juan Valera research material.

Wallace W. Douglas (1914-1995) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/18
Abstract The Wallace W. Douglas Papers fill 22 boxes. The papers include biographical materials as well as materials covering education, correspondence, teaching, research, professional associations, speeches and publications.

Bergen Evans (1904-1978) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/9
Abstract Bergen Evans joined the faculty of Northwestern University in the department of English in 1932. He was an incredibly popular instructor, and remained at Northwestern until his retirement in 1974. The Bergen Evans Papers, comprising 83 boxes and spanning the period 1921–1978, includes biographical materials, educational materials, correspondence, teaching materials, research and consulting files, addresses, television and radio program files, and publications.

Frederic E. Faverty (1902-1981) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/16
Abstract The Frederic E. Faverty Papers are arranged in nineteen and one-half boxes and one oversize package. They span the period 1920-1982. The Papers are organized into eight subseries: biographical materials, general correspondence, Harvard University materials, Northwestern University materials, teaching materials and lecture notes, graduate student records, subject files, and publications files.

Zera S. Fink (1902-1979) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/6
Abstract The Zera S. Fink Papers, comprising two boxes, are arranged into four groups: general correspondence, course materials, published works and research materials. The bulk of the correspondence is from 1956 to 1959 and largely concerns the printing and publication of his book, The Early Wordsworthian Milieu. Fink's academic specialties included Milton, seventeenth century English literature and Romantic literature.

Jean H. Hagstrum (1913-1995) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/7
Abstract Jean Howard Hagstrum taught English Literature at Northwestern University from 1940 until his retirement in 1981. His extensive papers document his educational, teaching, administrative, and scholarly career.

Harrison M. Hayford (1916-2001) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/34
Abstract The Harrison Hayford papers fill seventy-two boxes, spanning the years 1916 to 2002. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence files, Northwestern University teaching files, Northwestern University student files and, most significantly, the Herman Melville Editing Project files.

Erich Heller (1911-1990) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/15/3
Abstract Erich Heller was a scholar of German philosophy and literature. He joined Northwestern University's faculty in 1960, where he remained until his retirement in 1979. His papers fill thirteen boxes, and span the period 1932 to 1990. The major portion consists of correspondence, most of which is comprised of letters to Heller and much is in German. The other major section, publications, contains primarily drafts and reprints of articles, and book reviews by Heller and reviews of books authored by...

Hans Egon Holthusen (1913-1997) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/15/6
Abstract German poet and literary critic Hans Egon Holthusen taught German Language and Literature at Northwesern University from 1968-1981. His papers contain offprints, manuscripts, publications, and correspondence (copies), which Holthusen received from distinguished European authors, poets, and philosophers.

Harold Kaplan Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/39
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...

J. Kenneth Leslie (1907-1985) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/12/4
Abstract The J. Kenneth Leslie Papers fill thirteen boxes and span the period 1926-1985. They are arranged in six categories: education files, correspondence files, teaching files, administration files, research files, and publications. Four folders of biographical materials are included as well. A portion of the collection is in Spanish.

Robert D. Mayo (1910-1998) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/32
Abstract Robert D. Mayo came to Northwestern University as an Instructor in the Department of English in 1941. He returned to the University after service in the U.S. Army as assistant professor in 1946, became an associate professor in 1953, and professor in 1961, retiring in 1978. Mayo's research interests included 17th and 18th century English periodicals, the novel in 18th and 19th century England and 20th century America, gothic fiction, 20th century criticism, and romantic and modern poetry. His...

Arthur H. Nethercot (1895-1981) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/8
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.

Charles W. Pearson Family Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/2
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...

Ernest Samuels (1903-1996) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/5
Abstract Ernest Samuels entered the University of Chicago as a pre-law student in 1919. He received a Bachelor of Philosophy in Law and French in 1923 and immediately entered the University of Chicago Law School. In 1930 he then returned to Chicago to pursue a long standing interest in literature. From January to August 1931 he resumed his studies at the University of Chicago, this time in the English Department. After holding several academic positions, Samuels was appointed Instructor of English in...

Stuart G. P. Small (1916-1992) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/9/2
Abstract The Stuart G. P. Small Papers fill eight boxes and span the period 1947-1989. The papers are organized in four main categories: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files and publications.

Grundy Steiner (1916-2004) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/9/4
Abstract The Grundy Steiner (1916-2004) Papers cover the years 1937 to 2004. They consist largely of teaching files and correspondence from Professor Steiner's time teaching Latin and classics at Northwestern University (1947-1984). The papers contain research notes for publications, classes, and lectures, as well as biographical materials like Northwestern personnel records and biographies.

Frederick S. Stimson (1919-2001) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/26/1
Abstract Frederick S. Stimson came to Northwestern University in 1954 as instructor in Romance Languages, attaining the rank of professor in 1967. Much of his research and writing dealt with Hispanic poetry in Latin America. The Frederick S. Stimson Papers occupy one and a half boxes and span the period 1953-1981, with most of the material falling between 1960 and 1974. The papers are arranged in two main categories (teaching files and publications), with one folder of biographical materials.

Donald Torchiana (1923-2001) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/11/31
Abstract Donald Torchiana came to Northwestern University in 1953 as instructor in English from 1953-1959; he became an assistant professor in 1959, an associate professor in 1963, and a professor in 1968, until his retirement in 1989. His research interests were 18th century English and Irish literature, the Irish Literary Renaissance, modern literature, and the writings of Joyce, Yeats, Swift and Pope. The Donald Torchiana Papers fill five boxes and span the period 1958-1992. The papers are divided...