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Northwestern University Settlement Association Records Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 41/6
The photographs in this series document the Northwestern University Settlement Association from 1890 — 1991. Prints as well as safety film negatives are included. This collection includes many of the photographs that appear in The Worn Doorstep by Mark Wukas. The photographs in box 4, labeled “1991 Book Pictures” may have been considered for inclusion in the Wukas book.

Box 7 contains photographs from the family of Helen Loth Blomgren Rachwalski. Safety film negatives are included with the prints. Nitrate film negatives have been filed in Room 111B.

Dates

  • 1890-1991

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

7.00 Boxes

Abstract

The photographs in this series document the Northwestern University Settlement Association from 1890 — 1991. Prints as well as safety film negatives are included. This collection includes many of the photographs that appear in The Worn Doorstep by Mark Wukas.

Arrangement Note

The photographs in this series are organized either alphabetically by subject or chronologically by year. Boxes 1-4 contain photographs arranged by subject. Boxes 4-6 contain photographs arranged by year. Many of the photographs in this series are not labeled or dated. Unidentified photographs are arranged by format (i.e. size) in Box 4.

Method of Acquisition

These photographs were separated from Accession #90-160, donated to the University Archives by the Northwestern University Settlement via Executive Director Ron Manderschied and Doris Overboe on October 15, 1990.

Related Materials

The records' original arrangement, in alphabetical order by subject, was retained, but several large, coherent categories were separated from the General Administrative Files, organized separately, and assigned their own series numbers.

Series 41/1: General Administrative Files, 1891-1995 (73 boxes) Series 41/2: Case Files, 1908-1976 (79 boxes) Series 41/3: Delinquent Boys Case Files, 1929-31, 1938-9 (5 boxes) Series 41/4: Financial Records, 1918-1971 Series 41/5: Clubs and Classes Attendance and Registration Cards, 1936-1953 (25 boxes) Series 41/6: Photographs, 1890-1991 (8 boxes) Series 41/7: Scrapbooks, 1892-1984 (20 boxes) Series 41/8: Evanston Woman's Board, 1911-1990 (7 boxes) Series 41/9: North Shore Junior Board, 1937-1992 (14 boxes) Series 41/10: Lenora E. Clark Diary, 1906-1910 (1 box) Series 41/11: Food Client Records, 1985-1986 (3 boxes)

Separated Materials

Nitrate negatives have been filed separately in the negative filing cabinet in Room 111B.

Processing Information

Rachel Erlich, July 1996.
Title
Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association Records Photographs
Author
Rachel Erlich
Date
01/07/1996
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
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