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Melville J. Herskovits (1895-1963) Biographical Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 35/6/1

  • Staff Only
Biographical materials relating to Melville J. Herskovits fill one archival box and include obituaries, news clippings, Northwestern news releases, correspondence pertaining to university matters, Northwestern faculty information, conference programs, a statement Herskovits gave before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (for the report, drafts, and research materials, see series 35/6, box 99-102), and reprints of Herskovits' scholarly articles.

Dates

  • 1920-1996

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

Biographical materials relating to Melville J. Herskovits fill one archival box and include obituaries, news clippings, Northwestern news releases, correspondence pertaining to university matters, Northwestern faculty information, conference programs, a statement Herskovits gave before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (for the report, drafts, and research materials, see series 35/6, box 99-102), and reprints of Herskovits' scholarly articles. The material is arranged in chronological order within each folder, with undated items placed at the back.

Arrangement Note

The material is arranged in chronological order within each folder, with undated items placed at the back.

Method of Acquisition

The Melville J. Herskovits Biographical Materials are comprised of materials from the University Archives Faculty Biographical Files (Accession # 79-19, Box 9).

Separated Materials

Less than an inch of duplicate news clippings was discarded.

Processing Information

David S. Smith, July 2002
Title
Guide to the Melville J. Herskovits (1895-1963) Biographical Materials
Author
David S. Smith
Date
01/07/2002
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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