Northwestern

Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon Records Edit

Summary

Identifier
32/2/3

Dates

  • 1911-1949 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

Names

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    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.

  • 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.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • 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.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Processing Information

    William K. Beatty, June, 1981

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