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Norman Wait Harris Lecture Series

 Collection
Identifier: 0/11/11
This series contains the administrative records of the lecture series (announcements, financial records, and general correspondence), as well as files relating to individual lecturers, and span the years 1906 to 2007.

Correspondence files include recommendations for speakers from members of the faculty, and letters to and from potential speakers. The files ford individual lectures typically contain correspondence with the lecturer, the announcement of the lecture, a program containing a biographical sketch of the lecturer and a brief description of the projected content of the program, or of each lecture if a series. More recent lectures are documented only by announcements.

Dates

  • 1906-2007

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Conditions Governing Use

None.

Extent

5.00 Boxes

Abstract

Norman Wait Harris (1846-1916) was Northwestern University Trustee from 1890 to his death in 1916. He endowed the Norman Wait Harris Lecture Series in 1907. This series contains the administrative records of the lecture series (announcements, financial records, and general correspondence), as well as files relating to individual lecturers, and span the years 1906 to 2007.

Arrangement

The records of the Norman Wait Harris lecture series are organized into: announcements; general correspondence; lectures other than Harris; financial records; individual records. Each category is arranged by date.

Method of Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Unknown.
Title
Guide to the Norman Wait Harris Lecture Series
Author
Unknown
Date
01/03/2009
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