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Evanston Academy's The Bear

 Collection
Identifier: 38/6
The Bear was the annual publication of the senior class of the Evanston Academy. It appeared regularly from 1907 through 1917. The Bear provides a record of student life at the Evanston Academy. In addition to detailing notable events and extracurricular activities, it serves as a chronologically-organized profile of the student body. The Bear contains portraits and brief biographies of senior class members as well as photographs of underclassmen; class officers; faculty; athletic, literary and social groups; and a variety of campus scenes.

The Bear typically includes sketches or histories of literary societies and other student organizations; essays and poems; songs; athletic records; and summaries of debate and declamation contests. The Bear sometimes includes calendars of the past year's campus events as well as humorous characterizations of students and faculty and class prophesies.

Dates

  • 1907-1917

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Bear was the annual publication of the senior class of the Evanston Academy (a preparatory school run by Northwestern University). It appeared regularly from 1907 through 1917. The Bear provides a record of student life at the Evanston Academy. In addition to detailing notable events and extracurricular activities, it serves as a chronologically-organized profile of the student body. The Bear contains portraits and brief biographies of senior class members as well as photographs of underclassmen; class officers; faculty; athletic, literary and social groups; and a variety of campus scenes.

Arrangement

Issues of The Bear are arranged in chronological order.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from University Archives reference collection (Acc. #81-176).

Related Materials

Evanston Academy Student Records (Series 38/3)
Related Materials The Bear may be used as a point of access or a supplement to the Evanston Academy Student Records (Series 38/3). The Student Records include registration and transcript forms and often provide biographical information for individual students.

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; August 20, 1981.

Creator

Title
Guide to Evanston Academy's The Bear
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
08/08/1982
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