Records of the Northwestern University Outing Club
Scope and Contents
The Records of the Northwestern University Outing Club (NUOC) fill one box and span the years 1965 to 1980. The records consist of committee records and newsletters.
Organizational materials include the club constitution (published in the Newsletter, vol. I no. II ); minutes; and the proposal for the merger with Norris Outdoors. Also included is a script for a skit about five club members on a camping trip from one of the club's skit nights.
The Northwestern University Outing Club Newsletter (sometimes called the NUOC Bulletin or Notes from the Wilderness) contains announcements of the organization's programs and activities, member directories, letters to the editor, poems, art, and reports by members of their experiences during club activities. Newsletters date between 1965 and 1980; some are undated, volume numbers are not consistent, and there are some gaps. Newsletter materials include hand-written submissions to the Newsletter for possible publication (left in original order since many do not contain either names or dates).
- NU Outing Club (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.
Language of Materials
The Northwestern University Outing Club was founded by Ellie Reed Lewis in the fall of 1965. The purpose of the club was to encourage students to get involved in a variety of outdoor activities. The NUOC also by encouraged students to gain leadership skills and to become environmental activists. The Records of the Northwestern University Outing Club fill one box and span the years 1965 to 1980. The materials consist of committee records and newsletters and are arranged chronologically.
Materials in each folder are arranged in chronological order.
Method of Acquisition
These records were donated to the University Archives by the Northwestern University Outing Club on June 4, 1980, as Accession #80-84.
Thirty duplicate newsletter issues were discarded
Lea Domingo, March 30, 2003
- Guide to the Records of the Northwestern University Outing Club
- Lea Domingo
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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