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Office of the Registrar: Matriculation Cards

 Collection
Identifier: 26/4

Scope and Contents

Matriculation cards were filled out by entering students (freshmen or transfers) and deposited with the Office of the Registrar. These 3x5 cards, filling 129 card-file boxes, date between 1913 and 1970, although there are not many from 1970. Most of the cards were completed by WCAS students, although some were filled out by entering or transferring students from the Graduate School, School of Education, and other Evanston Campus schools. There are no cards for students entering the Medical, Law, or Dental schools.

Information on the cards includes name, home address, school entering, date, and the student’s signature. Cards from earlier years include an agreement to refrain from hazing, which the student was required to sign. Because of the small amount of information contained on the cards, they are of limited use, but still can provide basic details about entering students.

Dates

  • 1913-1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

These records are restricted; consultation with University Archivist is required prior to use.

Extent

129.00 cardfiles

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Matriculation cards were filled out by entering students (freshmen or transfers) and deposited with the Office of the Registrar. Filling 129 card-file boxes, the 3x5 cards date from 1913-1970. Most of the cards were completed by WCAS students, although other schools on the Evanston campus are also represented. Cards are arranged alphabetically by student surname, and include name, home address, school entering, date, and the student’s signature. Cards from earlier years include an agreement to refrain from hazing.

Arrangement

Cards are arranged alphabetically by student surname.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Jane Kim, June 2012.
Title
Guide to the Office of the Registrar: Matriculation Cards
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