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William J. Crotty (1936- ) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/22/6

  • Staff Only
The William Crotty Papers span the years 1967-1995, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1967 and 1980 and consisting of teaching files for his courses in Political Science from 1967 to 1978. Biographical and correspondence files are also included.

The biographical file contains c.v.s, press releases, and other materials dating between 1966 and 1987. Correspondence with students, publishers, and Northwestern University colleagues and administrators spans the years 1967-1979, with one letter from 1995 announcing his departure for Northeastern. As documented in a folder of newspaper and magazine clippings (1972-1990), Crotty was often cited as an expert on political parties, political assassinations, and Latin American elections. In particular, his May, 1972, article on assassinations in the journal Society was reported on in numerous publications across the country. Articles, reprints, papers presented, and reports date between 1966 and 1989 and reflect Crotty's range of interests. Of particular note is his report on the 1987 election in Haiti, submitted to the Council on Hemispheric Affairs in Washington.

Teaching files include courses taught at Northwestern University, Georgetown University, and the University of Georgia. They are arranged by course number and chronologically within each folder of course material. The material includes syllabi, reading lists, Library Reserve Room lists, assignments, examinations, lecture notes, and class rolls with grades. student examination (Blue) books, student reports and term papers, and a doctoral dissertation proposal.

Dates

  • 1967-1995

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

4.00 Boxes

Abstract

The William Crotty Papers span the years 1967-1995, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1967 and 1980 and consisting of teaching files for his courses in Political Science from 1967 to 1978. Biographical and correspondence files are also included.

Method of Acquisition

The William Crotty papers were donated by Professor Crotty on August 10, 1981 as Accession #81-172. Material from the University Archives' Faculty Biographical Files was added to the series in April, 2007.

Processing Information

Margaret Faverty, December, 1981; Janet Olson, 2007
Title
Guide to the William J. Crotty (1936- ) Papers
Author
Margaret Faverty; Janet Olson
Date
01/12/1981
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