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Records of the Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon

 Collection
Identifier: 32/2/3
The Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon was founded at the time of President A.W. Harris' visit to the city on February 4, 1911. The founding officers were: President, Walter S. Asher (Arts '95); Vice President, Dr. Ernest A. Myers (Dent. '96); Secretary-Treasurer, Dr. Frank F. Casseday (Arts '77); Member, Executive Committee, Dr. Jessie Mc Gavin (Wom-Med).

This series consists of two parts: a record book; and a folder of clippings and correspondence.

The record book contains a signed copy of the letter from Walter S. Asher (Jan. 12, 1911) to all Northwestern University alumni and non-graduates in the Portland area inviting them to a preliminary meeting on January 18 and to the dinner for President Harris; clippings and other items and letters pertaining to the dinner; and clippings, correspondence, constitution and by-laws, programs, lists of members, handwritten reports of meetings, and financial records.

The folder contains clippings, memoirs of members, financial records, correspondence, and announcements.

Dates

  • 1911-1949

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon was founded at the time of President A.W. Harris' visit to the city on February 4, 1911. The founding officers were: President, Walter S. Asher (Arts ′95); Vice President, Dr. Ernest A. Myers (Dent. ′96); Secretary-Treasurer, Dr. Frank F. Casseday (Arts ′77); Member, Executive Committee, Dr. Jessie Mc Gavin (Wom-Med).This series consists of two parts: a record book; and a folder of clippings and correspondence.

Method of Acquisition

Record book presented by mail November 30, 1971, by Graeme L. Hodgkinson (EC '40) of Portland, Secretary of the Club in the 1940s; folder of clippings built up over the years. See Accession #74-11.

Processing Information

William K. Beatty, June, 1981
Title
Guide to the Records of the Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon
Author
William K. Beatty
Date
01/06/1981
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635