Snyder, Franklyn Bliss, 1884-1958
- Existence: 1884-1958
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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 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...
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...