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Snyder, Franklyn Bliss, 1884-1958



  • Existence: 1884-1958

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

[Franklin Bliss Snyder, 1884-1958, President] by Edmund Giesbert, undated

 Item — Item 12: [Barcode: 35551000199738]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Northwestern University Library Painting and Artifact Collection contains paintings, prints, artifacts, sculptures, ceramics, and more that have been displayed within Deering and University Libraries. Items are mostly undated and were acquired individually by the library either for display or in some cases as part of an acquired collection over several decades.Artifacts found here include items acquired through purchase or donation intended to be decorative in nature for...
Dates: undated

Nathan William MacChesney Papers

Identifier: 1/10

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.

Dates: 1915-1952

Franklyn Bliss Snyder (1884-1958) Papers

Identifier: 3/16/1
Abstract Franklyn Bliss Snyder joined the Northwestern faculty in 1909 as an instructor in English. Snyder took a particular interest in the Scottish poet Robert Burns, publishing in 1932 The Life of Robert Burns and, later, Robert Burns: His Personality, His Reputation and His Art. In 1934, he was promoted to Dean of the Graduate School, taking over the role from James A. James. Among the more important roles Snyder played outside the University were his memberships on the Commission on School Board...
Dates: 1914-1973

Franklyn Bliss Snyder (1884-1958) Vice-President and Dean of Faculties Papers

Identifier: 5/2
Abstract The Franklyn Bliss Snyder Vice-President and Dean of Faculties Papers are arranged in 48 sections dealing primarily with Administration, Board of Trustees, College of Liberal Arts, Faculty, Medical School, School of Commerce, School of Education, and the School of Law. Most of the material consists of routine correspondence and official reports, as well as some unofficial reports to Snyder and memoranda he made of meetings and phone conversations. The series reflects some of the problems and...
Dates: 1937-1939

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