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Abstract The Owen L. Coon Scrapbook began as a record of Coon's years at Northwestern University. Nearly half of the scrapbook does document Coon's college life between 1912 and 1919. However, the balance of the scrapbook is filled with clippings, photographs, and ephemera that precede and postdate Coon's Northwestern years—including items from Coon's youth in Rantoul and from his travels in Europe, as well as general Coon family photographs and memorabilia.
Abstract This collection consists of some of the images used in three volumes of the Northwestern Syllabus yearbook. Most of these images were used in the 1999 (vol. 115) and 2000 (vol. 116) yearbooks; one folder contains five images used in the 2001 yearbook (vol. 117). The majority are 8"x10" black and white prints; a few are smaller prints or in color. Most of the photographs depict events, activities (including theatrical productions), and organizations...
Dates: 1999 - 2001
Abstract George Alfred Foster (1859-1922) attended Northwestern University Academy and graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor of arts degree in 1881. His papers consist of photographs, a reunion program, and an autograph book which includes signatures of Northwestern University Academy classmates and associates.
Dates: 1877 - 1906
Abstract Sara Frances Bragdon graduated from Northwestern University, Phi Beta Kappa, with a bachelor of arts degree in 1908. Bragdon's chief academic interests centered on classical, French, and English Literature. Her papers are contained in one half-size box and date between 1898 and 1964. Included are biographical materials relating largely to Bragdon's study at Northwestern University and an elocution journal, 1898-1912, consisting of both handwritten and typescript copies of poetry and prose works...
Abstract The series includes a scrapbook and a daily calendar. The scrapbook dates from the period 1909-1914 and features a variety of materials pertaining mainly to Robinson's social life and academic studies while a student at Northwestern. The daily calendar dates from 1910 and includes, for the most part, abbreviated accounts of Robinson's social engagements.
Abstract Macha Lucile Vance received a diploma from Northwestern University's School of Oratory in 1903, and returned to the University in 1906 to pursue post-graduate study in the School of Oratory. Her papers papers fill one box and consist mainly of notebooks containing literary excerpts, other readings, and voice and gesture exercises for use in elocution and oratorical training. These notebooks, dating between 1901 and 1904, relate to Vance's studies at Northwestern as well as to her private speech...
Dates: 1901-1907, 1953, 1971, and undated
Abstract Marjorie May Cowan obtained a B.S. degree in Liberal Arts from Northwestern University in 1933. A member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, she was active in campus activities and social affairs. Her papers are contained in one half-size box and date from 1929-1934, 1949, and 1984. The bulk of the papers consists of Cowan's diaries. During the years 1932 through 1934 she kept detailed accounts of her social and academic activities and interests.
Abstract Schoolteacher Blanche Grigson Croxton attended Northwestern University from 1902 through 1906. The Blanche Grigson Croxton Papers comprise one half-size box containing one scrapbook. The scrapbook consists of thirty - six “boards,” mounted on both sides of which is Mrs. Croxton's history of her class, the class of 1906.
Abstract Elisabeth and her sister, Litta (Zolitta), of Green Bay, Wisconsin, attended Northwestern University for one year. The diary is a 7-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ notebook containing one hundred lined pages. The diary starts with Elisabeth and Litta's departure for Chicago on September 17, 1903 and ends on April 26, 1904; the last entry is followed by the notation “Continued in Volume II.”
Abstract Eva Reynolds' scrapbook is creatively crafted. Rather than filling the blank pages of a commercially produced scrapbook, she used a book of printed photographs entitled An Art Souvenir: Northwestern University (published by A. L. Swift & Co., Chicago, 1897) as the base for her scrapbook. Photographs and other items representing her experiences and activities at Northwestern are pasted on to pictures printed in the book. Many pages and photographs are titled...
Abstract The Genieve L. Doering Student Handbook provides a unique and very personal view of student life at Northwestern in the early 20th century. Each year, Northwestern University students received a Student Handbook—a small (3 x 5) cloth-bound book, published by the campus University Christian Associations. The Handbooks comprised an introductory message from President Walter Dill Scott, information regarding Northwestern's campus, history, and organizations, as well as a substantial quantity of...
Abstract Nancy Ellen (Rennick) Price was a member of the class of 1954 of Northwestern University's College of Liberal Arts. Her papers are contained in one archival box and span the years 1951 to 1954. There are nine folders containing schedules and class notes (scant) from some of Price's courses, including three courses in biology, and one folder each from courses in anthropology, American history, English, experimental psychology, genetics, and philosophy.
Abstract Edith Capper Eustice (1877-1953) was a member of the Northwestern class of 1903, attending under the name Edith Capper. The collection consists of a facsimile copy of Eustice’s scrapbook, dating from the period circa 1903-1910.
Dates: circa 1903-1910
Item — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The scrapbook of Florence Emerson Herbert Heffley affords a colorful view of student life, particularly the social and cultural activities of a very engaged student at Northwestern University during the period 1909-1911. Two additional pieces of correspondence found within the scrapbook date from 1924 and 1949. Included in the scrapbook are an array of sorority rush memorabilia; dance cards; banquet menus; ephemera; photographs; newspaper clippings and other records pertaining to...
Dates: 1909-1911, 1924, 1949
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.
Abstract James L. Bixby was a member of Northwestern's class of 1943, though he did not complete the requirements for a degree. He was a photographer for the Purple Parrot, a highly regarded campus humor and feature magazine, as well as the Daily Northwestern and the Syllabus. The Bixby collection consists of approximately 1,000 items, including interfiled prints and negatives. The photographs document life at Northwestern during the period ca. 1939-1942. Prominent among them are images of courtship,...
Abstract The scrapbooks of Leila Foster (Bachelor of Business, 1950; J.D., 1953; Master of Divinity, 1964; Ph.D., 1966; all from Northwestern University) illuminate the life of an undergraduate university student in the years following World War II. Ephemera and form letters are interspersed with personal correspondence and other personal documents.The series consists of three scrapbooks, from Foster's first three academic years at Northwestern: 1946/1947, 1947/1948 and 1948/1949.
Abstract The Daisy M. Girton Papers include one folder of biographical materials and Girton's diaries for the years 1901 through 1905. The diaries, constituting the bulk of the series, were written for the most part during Daisy's tenure at Northwestern.
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract The Elizabeth Hobart scrapbook dates from the period 1909-1916 and features a variety of materials relating principally to Hobart's social life and academic studies while a student at Northwestern.
- Women college students 16
- College students 15
- Photographs 4
- Actors 1
- African American civil rights workers 1
- African American college students 1
- African American lawyers 1
- African American student movements 1
- Boulders--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Chicago (Ill.) 1
- Civil rights workers 1
- College students--Housing 1
- College students--Social life and customs 1
- College students--Societies and clubs 1
- Debates and debating--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Evanston (Ill.) 1
- Graffiti--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Greek letter societies 1
- Lawyers 1
- Student movements 1 ∧ less
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Students 4
- Bixby, James L., 1921-2002 1
- Boyd, Elisabeth Blossom 1
- Bragdon, Sara Frances, 1886-1957 1
- Buettner, Virginia, 1917-2004 1
- Coon, Owen L., 1894-1948 1
- Croxton, Blanche Grigson, 1883-1969 1
- Doering, Genieve Linda, 1904-1979 1
- Eustice, Edith Capper, 1877-1953 1
- Foster, George Alfred, 1859-1922 1
- Foster, Leila Merrell 1
- Geisler, Marjorie Cowan, 1911-2012 1
- Girton, Daisy Myrtle, 1880-1963 1
- Grannis, Macha Vance, 1882-1970 1
- Grubb, Ethel Robinson, 1890-1975 1
- Heffley, Florence Emerson, 1889-1977 1
- Hobart, Elizabeth, 1891-1980 1
- Hurrey, Charles DuBois, 1878-1958 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Students--Yearbooks 1
- Northwestern University Academy 1
- Paterson, Eva 1
- Pressman, Lawrence 1
- Price, Nancy Ellen Rennick 1
- Reynolds, Eva Jane, 1885-1933 1
- Rogers Debating Society 1
- Steen, Richard E., 1915-2002 1
- Stilwell, Catherine A., 1915-2009 1
- Stilwell, Kenneth R., 1912-2003 1
- Syllabus (Evanston, Ill.) 1
- W. B. Nickerson Photo Company 1
- Wallace, Ralph C. J., 1883-1963 1
- Weiss, Arthur J., 1894-1984 1 ∧ less