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Abstract This series consists of academic records of students enrolled in the School of Speech (School of Oratory) from 1892 to 1922. The records, in the form of registration cards, contain the following information: date of registration, student's name, age, hometown and Evanston address. The older cards (1892-1913) include a "record of studies pursued elsewhere, with Grade Marks." They also record the work done by the students by year (Junior or Senior), term and instructor.
Abstract This series is comprised of School of Speech registration statistics from the period 1958-1978. The statistics, class load summaries, are recorded quarterly in tabular columns on oversize sheets. Most academic quarters of the period are represented. The class load summaries note academic courses offered, corresponding credit hours, total course enrollment, enrollment breakdowns by gender and undergraduate/graduate status, and totals for undergraduate and graduate hours taught.
Abstract This series is comprised of tabular grade distribution reports dating between 1970 and 1978. The reports, issued according to academic quarter, note both the number and percentage of students receiving each letter grade awarded in any given course.
Abstract The prompt books for theatrical productions of Northwestern University's School of Speech include scripts for University Theatre productions, annotated for use by the prompter, along with sketches of the staging and other notes. Bound prompt books include most of the productions from number 50 (1933) through number 320 (1957).
Abstract The minutes of the meetings of the faculty of the School of Speech document the development of policy and other administrative matters of the School from its inception in 1892 through 1968. Among various matters recorded in the minutes are the adoption of new or revised rules and degree requirements, curricular changes, committee appointments, reports of committees, recommendations for student awards and honors and for promotion and graduation of students, and student petitions.
Abstract The series consists of Reisser's Northwestern University course and lecture notes which date between 1937 and 1941. Filling two boxes, the notes are arranged according to the name of the academic department in which they were offered and then by course number. School of Speech course notes are filed together in Box 2 of the series. Numerous course syllabi and copies of Reisser's essays and examinations are included with the notes.
Abstract Lois Elliot joined the Northwestern University School of Speech as Professor of Communicative Disorders in 1976. She directed the Neurobiology Training Program between 1976 and 1984 and headed the Program in Audiology and Hearing Sciences from 1976 to 1995. Elliott also helped design and coordinate the curriculum for the Human Communication Sciences, a premedical, undergraduate program. The Lois Elliot Papers fill two and one-half boxes and consist of biographical material, research files, and...
Abstract The records of the Dean David Zarefsky date from 1986 through 2001 and fill 34 boxes. The records are divided into three subseries: correspondence, circulation, and subject files.
Abstract Ralph Brownell Dennis received a diploma from Northwestern University’s School of Oratory in 1897 and a Bachelor of Letters degree from the University’s College of Liberal Arts in 1901. He became a member of the School of Oratory faculty, its Associate Director in 1913, its Director in 1916, and Dean of the School in 1919, serving until his retirement in 1942. Dennis worked to expand and modernize the School of Oratory (later the School of Speech) during his tenure. The Ralph B. Dennis Papers...
Abstract This series fills eleven boxes and spans the period 1973-1987. Included are evaluations of students enrolled in the Institute's Radio-TV-Film/Communicative Disorders, Forensics, and Theatre Arts (formerly known as Drama and Interpretation and Performance and Production) divisions. The evaluations assess each student's skills through both standardized and narrative formats.
Abstract This series, filling two and one-half boxes and spanning the period 1973-1984, includes the faculty administrative and personnel records of the School of Speech's National High School Institute. The records are divided into four subseries: general administrative records, divisional records, faculty meetings, and receptions.
Abstract Filling six boxes and spanning the period 1983-90, this series is comprised of evaluations of courses offered in the Institute's Radio-TV-Film/Communicative Disorders, Forensics, and Theatre Arts divisions. The evaluations assess each course's methods, structure, and overall worth, as well as the techniques employed by the instructor. Both standardized and narrative formats are utilized in the evaluations.
Abstract The School of Speech Personnel Files consist of personnel files for faculty members. The bulk of the records postdate 1945, when more accurate records were kept. There is, however, some material dating as far back as 1897. All faculty members whose files are included in this series have either retired, resigned, or are deceased. The folders contain vitae; correspondence between individuals and the dean, his assistants, and others; application letters and forms sometimes accompanied by college...
Abstract Atholl Douglas (Paddy) Whannel was a film scholar. He first came to teach at Northwestern University in 1969 and became an associate professor of film in 1972. His papers fill three and one-half boxes and span the years from 1896 to 1980. The papers (spanning the years 1896 to 1980) contain biographical materials, general correspondence, writings, research materials, and course materials.
Abstract twelve boxes, span the dates 1949-2000 and include biographical materials, education files, general correspondence, subject correspondence, committee files, teaching files, research files, speeches/addresses/papers, and publications.
Abstract This series fills three boxes and spans the period 1979-1982. Included are student record cards for students applying to the School of Speech's National High School Institute. Each card includes the applicant's name, gender, address, phone number, city, state, parents' names, high school, and year in school. Also included on the cards are the applicant's class rank, grade point average, and PSAT score, along with award and honors and activities. Also included are the applicant's height, weight,...
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