Horton, Donald H., 1908-1992
- Existence: 1908 - 1992
Donald H. Horton was born April 18, 1908 in Ripley, Ontario, the son of the Rev. James M. Horton and Dunedin C. MacCrimmon. He attended elementary schools in Ontario received his secondary school diploma from Alma (Michigan) High School. Horton took B.A. degrees from both Alma College, majoring in English and education, and the University of Michigan (1936), majoring in theatre arts. During the summer of 1940 he completed a course in stage Lighting through Northwestern University's School of Speech. In the 1950s Horton pursued graduate studies at Indiana University. His professional career included service as a secondary school teacher (Grosse Pointe, Michigan), a college professor of speech and dramatics (MacMurray College for Women), and a concert and auditorium manager (Indiana University and Ohio State University).
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Abstract The series is comprised of Donald H. Horton's photographs documenting curricular affairs, theatrical productions, student activities, and special events sponsored by the Northwestern University School of Speech. The photographs, in print format of various standard sizes, date from the summer of 1940 when Horton was a student at the School. Included among the photographs are several notable images of School of Speech faculty and of Carl Sandburg's and Edgar Bergen's visits to the Northwestern...