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Faculty Record Cards Retired and Discontinued Faculty, and Leaves of Absence

 Collection
Identifier: 5/5

Scope and Contents

These cards relate to discontinued faculty from 1971-1992 and leaves of absence from 1988-1992. One card dates from 1982/1983.

Faculty record cards, created by the Office of the Provost, typically contain the following information on individual members of the Northwestern University faculty: name, professorial rank or academic appointment, school to which appointed, birthdate, and academic degrees received with year of receipt. Occasionally, the cards note faculty member's race, gender, nationality, social security number, and date or year of appointment to the faculty. The cards in this series represent individuals discontinued or retired from faculty service; the cards generally note the date and a brief reason for discontinuance.

Cards denoting faculty leaves of absence typically contain name, professorial rank, department and school, period of leave, and reason for leave.

Dates

  • 1971-1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Permission from the Office of the Provost is required to use this collection.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

3.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Faculty record cards, created by the Office of the Provost, typically contain the following information on individual members of the Northwestern University faculty: name, professorial rank or academic appointment, school to which appointed, birthdate, and academic degrees received with year of receipt. Occasionally, the cards note faculty member's race, gender, nationality, social security number, and date or year of appointment to the faculty. The cards in this series represent individuals discontinued or retired from faculty service; the cards generally note the date and a brief reason for discontinuance.
Faculty record cards are arranged by academic year of retirement or discontinuance. Within each yearly grouping cards are arranged alphabetically by faculty member's surnames. Completing the series are cards denoting faculty leaves of absence for the period 1988-1992. These cards note name, professorial rank, department and school, period of leave, and reason for leave. One card dates from 1982/1983.

Arrangement Note

Faculty record cards are arranged by academic year of retirement or discontinuance. Within each yearly grouping cards are arranged alphabetically by faculty member's surnames.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred to the University Archives from the Office of the Associate Provost via Eugene Lowe and Mary Buckholtz on October 3, 1995 (Acession #95-164).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard, October 17, 1995.
Title
Guide to the Faculty Record Cards Retired and Discontinued Faculty, and Leaves of Absence
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
05/10/1996
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