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W. B. Nickerson Photo Company

 Collection
Identifier: 75/55/3

Scope and Contents

Photographs of Northwestern University related events and individuals made by Evanston's W. B. Nickerson Photo Company are arranged in five boxes. The photographs consist largely of black and white negatives along with a small number of color slides.  The dates of these materials range from the 1940s to the 1970s. Most of the negatives are strips containing two to five one inch by one and a half inch images, but some negatives are of two inch by three inch or three inch by five inch formats.

The collection is divided into two sections. One section contains negatives of faculty, staff and students arranged alphabetically in folders by subject's surname. Photographs of activities, events, and places are arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Dates

  • 1940-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

5.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Photographs of Northwestern University related events and individuals made by Evanston's W. B. Nickerson Photo Company are arranged in five boxes. The photographs consist largely of black and white negatives along with a small number of color slides.  The dates of these materials range from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Arrangement Note

Negatives of faculty, staff and students arranged alphabetically in folders by subject's surname. Photographs of activities, events, and places are arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Method of Acquisition

The University Archives acquired the Nickerson Co. photographs from Hope Nickerson Maxon on September 16, 1986 (Accession #86-287).

Processing Information

Processed by Timothy J. Waltz; October 1, 1990.
Title
Guide to the W. B. Nickerson Photo Company
Author
Timothy J. Waltz
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