Northwestern University Settlement Association Photographs
Scope and Contents
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 and box 8 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.
Oversized (larger than 8"x10") photographs are contained in box 8. Folders 5 and 6 hold portraits of Harriet Vittum and Helen Rachwalski.
- Northwestern University Settlement (Chicago, Ill.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored at a remote campus location 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 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 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. Box 8 is organized by subject when identified, with other photographs arranged by year when possible.
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.
Nitrate negatives were digitized in 2021 and can be found via the University Archives Nitrate Negative Collection (75/0/5).
Cardboard backings which had become detached from some photographs in Box 8 were disposed of.
Rachel Erlich, July 1996.
- Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association Photographs
- Rachel Erlich (1996), Janet Olson (1997)
- 01/07/1996, May 1997
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository
Deering Library, Level 3
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