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Medical School Student Grade Records

Identifier: 18/1/2

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Scope and Contents

This series of Medical School student grade records is arranged in twelve volumes and documents the academic record of students pursuing the M.D. degree during the period from 1948 through 1972.

Each volume contains student record cards which include standard information relating to each student's academic course performance, date of matriculation, prior education, and degrees held. The cards also include personal information such as date and place of birth, name of parent or guardian, home address, citizenship, racial categorization, and religious affiliation. The student's date of receipt of the M.D. degree and grade point average also are given. The amount of information recorded varies from year to year and card to card. Records on M.D. degree recipients date from 1952 through 1972.

The last volume of this series, spanning the period 1948-1968, includes biographical and grade records on students withdrawing from study prior to completion of coursework or receipt of degree. The date and reason for withdrawal usually is noted on the record card.


  • 1948-1972


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted; consultation with University Archivist required prior to use. This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.


12.00 Volumes

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This series of student grade records for Northwestern University's Medical School consists of twelve volumes that document the academic records of students pursuing the M.D. degree from 1948 through 1972.


The volumes containing grade records for Northwestern University's Medical School are arranged in chronological order (each volume in alphabetical order), plus a volume of withdrawals.

Method of Acquisition

Jack Snarr, Associate Dean, Medical School Student Administration, transferred these records to the University Archives on April 2, 1985 (Accession #85-62).

Processing Information

Bonnie Noble, Vickie Schumacher, and Joshua Lazerson; July 10, 1985.

Guide to the Medical School Student Grade Records
Bonnie Noble, Vickie Schumacher, and Joshua Lazerson
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Library Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US