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School of Music Grade and Lesson Reports

 Collection
Identifier: 19/2/1
The School of Music Grade and Lesson Reports comprise 17 boxes of official forms submitted to record either grades or lessons taken by School of Music students, 1922-1959. Any hand written or typed addendum reports handed in by a teacher are also included, as well as an occasional short letter or note written about a particular student. Beginning in the Fall of 1942 the school changed from semesters to quarters, with each being called both Fall or 1st, Winter or 2nd, and Spring or 3rd quarters until Fall 1946 when they were just called Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. Summer courses were called Summer Session until 1945 when it became Summer Quarter.

The Grade Reports, in some cases, record all courses taken by music students during a given semester or quarter in both the School of Music and other schools in the university. These are not necessarily in alphabetical order, with some being in order by school and/or by course number.

The Lesson Reports are for music lessons only. These reports record how many lessons were to be given during the quarter or semester and how many were actually taken by each student. These are in alphabetical order by the instructor's last name. Lesson Reports for the Preparatory Department (i.e. high school students) are included from 1940 through 1959. There are no grade reports for preparatory students.

The following are the missing Grade Reports:
1st Semester, 1922-1923, and all previous
1st Semester, 1937-1938
2nd Semester, 1937-1938
Summer Session, 1938
1st Semester, 1938-1939
2nd Semester, 1938-1939
Summer Session, 1939
1st Semester, 1939-1940
2nd Semester, 1939-1940
Summer Session, 1940

The following are the missing Lesson Reports:
2nd Semester, 1939-1930, and all previous Summer Quarter, 1951

The following are the missing Preparatory Lesson Reports:
1st-4th and Summer Quarters, 1942-1943
1st and 4th Quarters, 1952-1953
Summer Quarters: 1940-1941, 1951-1952, 1958-1959

Dates

  • 1922-1959

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

17.00 Boxes

Abstract

The School of Music Grade and Lesson Reports comprise 17 boxes of official forms submitted to record either grades or lessons taken by School of Music students, 1922-1959. Any hand written or typed addendum reports handed in by a teacher are also included, as well as an occasional short letter or note written about a particular student.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred to the University Archives from the School of Music, May 7, 1979

Processing Information

Margaret Teitsch, Betsy Sheets, and Elisabeth Wittman, Summer 1979
Title
Guide to the School of Music Grade and Lesson Reports
Author
Margaret Teitsch, Betsy Sheets, and Elisabeth Wittman
Date
01/07/1979
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3354