Skip to main content

Ney MacMinn (1894-1967) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/11/29

  • Staff Only
The Ney MacMinn Papers fill one box and span the period 1925-1994, with the bulk of the material from 1941-1967. The papers are organized into three categories: biographical materials, correspondence and diaries.

The biographical materials, spanning the years 1925-1994, include transcripts, applications, documents regarding MacMinn's Ph.D., vitae, clippings and obituaries.

The correspondence, spanning the years 1939-1967, is primarily between MacMinn and Macklin B. DeNictolis, a former student and close friend of MacMinn's. Correspondence is arranged chronologically by date.

The diaries, consisting of six volumes, cover MacMinn's years in Paris, 1961-1967. Volume 1 is dated June 1, 1961-September 18, 1961; volume 2, Semptember 21, 1961-December 18, 1961; volume 3, December 22, 1961-July 7, 1962; volume 4, July 8, 1972-September 26, 1962 and December 14, 1966-March 1, 1967; volume 5, March 1, 1967-June 22, 1967; volume 6, June 23, 1967-July 30, 1967.

Dates

  • 1925-1994

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Ney MacMinn Papers fill one box and span the period 1925-1994, with the bulk of the material from 1941-1967. The papers are organized into three categories: biographical materials, correspondence and diaries.

Arrangement Note

The papers are organized into three categories: biographical materials (arranged by document type), correspondence, and diaries (each arranged chronologically).

Method of Acquisition

The Ney MacMinn Papers were donated to the University Archives by Robert A. DeNictolis in November 1994 as Accession No. 94-212.

Separated Materials

Small amounts of duplicated material were discarded. A reel-to-reel audio tape of a conversation between Ney MacMinn and Macklin DeNictolis, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, July 1960, was separated and filed in the University Archives Audio Tape Collection as AT# 1919.

Processing Information

Margaret Faverty and Kaia L. Even, March 1996.
Title
Guide to the Ney MacMinn (1894-1967) Papers
Author
Margaret Faverty and Kaia L. Even
Date
01/03/1996
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3354