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James C. McLeod (1902-1981) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 30/3
The James C. McLeod Papers are arranged in three subseries: biographical materials, general correspondence and sermons and addresses.

The biographical materials fill two folders and span the years from 1945 to 1981. They consist mainly of newspaper and magazine clippings but also include press releases and vitae. The biographical materials are arranged within folders chronologically by date.

General correspondence also fills two folders, dates from 1946 to 1978 and pertains primarily to McLeod's duties as chaplain and dean of students at Northwestern. A small amount of correspondence concerns Northwestern's 1959 College Quiz Bowl team. The general correspondence is arranged chronologically according to date.

The sermons and addresses files span the period 1948-1976. Mainly included here are McLeod's sermons delivered at Northwestern along with several convocation, baccalaureate, commencement and memorial addresses and related materials. The sermons and addresses are arranged chronologically by date within three folders.

Dates

  • 1945-1981

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

James McLeod served as Northwestern University chaplain (1946-52) , professor of history and literature of religions (1946-71), and Dean of Students (1952-67). The Papers include biographical materials, general correspondence, and sermons and addresses.

Arrangement Note

The James C. McLeod Papers are arranged in three subseries: biographical materials, general correspondence and sermons and addresses.

Method of Acquisition

This series was donated to the University Archives by James S. Aagaard on June 18, 1981 (Accession #81-144).

Separated Materials

Two audio discs and one tape recording have been removed to the University Archives' audio collection. Nineteen photographs have been removed to the Archives' photograph collection. Three linear inches of university publications have been separated to the Archives' general reference files.

Processing Information

Deborah K. Wright; July 13, 1983.
Title
Guide to the James C. McLeod (1902-1981) Papers
Author
Deborah K. Wright
Date
01/07/1984
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