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Lois Elliot (1931-1995) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 20/62
The Lois Elliot Papers fill two and one-half boxes and consist of biographical material, research files, and files relating to Elliot's activities as a Northwestern faculty member.

The biographical materials include vitae and news releases. The research files, which form the bulk of the series, are primarily composed of records relating to the grant-funded projects that Elliot administered. They include grant proposals, budget reports, correspondence, and notifications of grant awards.

Box Three contains files on a variety of topics unconnected with Elliot's major research projects, including a study on speech discrimination in children, materials pertaining to the Human Communication Sciences Program at Northwestern, and correspondence. The final folder holds reports, articles, and chapters of books written by Elliot.

Dates

  • 1965-1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

3.00 Boxes

Abstract

Lois Elliot joined the Northwestern University School of Speech as Professor of Communicative Disorders in 1976. She directed the Neurobiology Training Program between 1976 and 1984 and headed the Program in Audiology and Hearing Sciences from 1976 to 1995. Elliott also helped design and coordinate the curriculum for the Human Communication Sciences, a premedical, undergraduate program. The Lois Elliot Papers fill two and one-half boxes and consist of biographical material, research files, and files relating to Elliot's activities as a Northwestern faculty member. The research files, which form the bulk of the series, are primarily composed of records relating to the grant-funded projects that Elliot administered. They include grant proposals, budget reports, correspondence, and notifications of grant awards.

Arrangement

Research files are listed by project name, but are arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

This series is made up of papers donated to the University Archives by Lois Elliot on July 7, 1992 as Accession Number 92-81 and on August 8, 1995 as Accession Number 95-139, with the addition of materials from the University Archives' faculty biographical files.

Separated Materials

Six inches of duplicate and extraneous materials, and one box of slides, were discarded.

Processing Information

Jason R. Rossi, April, 1998
Title
Guide to the Lois Elliot (1931-1995) Papers
Author
Jason R. Rossi
Date
01/04/1998
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