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Abstract Clarence Lester Ver Steeg initially joined Northwestern as a Professor of United States History in 1950 and served as Dean of The Graduate School from 1975 to 1986. Ver Steeg was most well known for teaching American history courses. Aside from his teaching responsibilities, he was instrumental in expanding graduate education programs. As chairman of the Northwestern Faculty Committee to Plan and Build the New University Library, Ver Steeg played a crucial role in the development, design, and...
College of Arts and Sciences History Department Course Materials: Syllabi, Assignments, and Examinations
Abstract This series contains History Department course materials including syllabi, assignments, examinations, and a small amount of lecture notes. The bulk of the materials are from the early 1970's.
Abstract Charles N. Zucker was awarded a Ph.D. in history from Northwestern University in August, 1972. The title of his doctoral dissertation was The Free Negro Question: Race Relations in Ante-Bellum Illinois, 1801-1860. Zucker's papers fill four boxes and date largely from the time of his studies at Northwestern. Included are extensive course, lecture, and reading notes, syllabi, bibliographies, examinations, and other curricular materials.
Abstract This series, filling ten boxes, consists of departmental files on individual doctoral degree recipients, ca. 1948-1977, from the Northwestern University History Department. Typically found in each student's file are some of the following forms of documentation: correspondence between the student and departmental representatives, transcripts relating to undergraduate and graduate study, evaluations of graduate coursework, examinations, evaluations of oral examinations, applications for admission...
Abstract This series contains undergraduate and graduate student papers and examination books from various courses offered by the Northwestern University's History Department in 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973 and 1977. The bulk of the undergraduate materials, including examination books and papers written in lieu of final examinations, are from the survey courses "European Civilization" (B01) and "History of the United States" (B10). Additional papers, examinations, and course assignments come from from "The...
Abstract These records fill seven boxes and document the service to the History Department of its non-current faculty. The records include correspondence pertaining to appointments, salary adjustments, teaching assignments, leaves of absence, terminations of service, and retirements. Frequently included in the files are copies of vitae and teaching evaluations while less often found are letters of recommendation, placement service files, and other materials.
Abstract History Department records pertaining to graduate students not completing degrees comprise this series which dates from the period ca. 1948-1977. Typically found in the records, though not necessarily in each student's file, are correspondence, transcripts, letters of recommendation, grade reports, examinations, research and dissertation proposals, research papers, evaluations of graduate coursework, applications for admission to degree candidacy, and related documentation concerning graduate...
Abstract This series fills five and one half boxes and documents History Department master of arts degree recipients from the period ca. 1948-1977. The files relate to individual degree recipients and typically include some or all of the following: correspondence, grade reports, transcripts pertaining to graduate and undergraduate study, evaluations of graduate coursework, applications for admission to degree candidacy, financial aid forms, proposals concerning research projects, examinations and,...
Abstract This series spans the years from 1892 through 2006, although the majority of the records dates between 1970 and 2006. The series is divided into three sub-series: general files, minutes of departmental meetings, and subject files. The general files concern a wide variety of topics including department curriculum, committees, and policy; sponsored lectures and conferences; and routine administrative matters. The subject files form the last part of the series and fill two boxes. This meterial...
Abstract The Leland H. Carlson Papers fill two boxes and are arranged in five subseries: Correspondence; Education Files; Publications; Notes, Lectures and Syllabi; and Student Papers. The correspondence includes letters of recommendation and responses concerning a graduate assistant, John Wilkes, correspondence and papers from an English history conference held at the Newberry Library that was chaired by Carlson in 1953, and correspondence from Gary C. Boyce, Chair of the History Department of...
Abstract Historian George M. Fredrickson joined the faculty of the History Department at Northwestern University in 1966 and remained until 1984, at which point he left for a position at Stanford University. Fredrickson's research focused on intellectual history and the history of race relations.This series, filling three boxes and spanning the years 1968 to 1982, consists of three types of records relating to Professor Fredrickson's career at Northwestern University: biographical information, materials...
Abstract The Papers of Thomas William Heyck (also known as "T.W." and "Bill") document his career as educator and administrator at Northwestern University from 1968 to 2007. A scholar of British and Irish history, he was also involved in significant campus committee work, including establishing the Residential College system and chairing the Task Force on the Undergraduate Experience.
Abstract Gray C. Boyce taught medieval history at Northwestern University from 1946 until his retirement in the spring of 1967. He served as Department Chair, 1948-1966. The Gray Boyce Papers are held in three and a half archival boxes and divided into three subseries: Biographical, Scholarly and Correspondence. The bulk of the materials are in the Correspondence series.
Abstract The David Joravsky papers fill thirteen boxes and are arranged into six categories: biographical materials; correspondence files; materials relating to Joravsky's service on behalf of Northwestern University; non-Northwestern teaching files; materials pertaining to scholarly organizations; and publications, research, and grant applications files. The bulk of the series, nine boxes, is comprised of materials concerning Joravsky's work on behalf of Northwestern...
Abstract Clyde LeClare Grose, a specialist in early modern British history, came to Northwestern University as an Instructor in History in 1916, soon after becoming Chairman of the History Department. He remained at Northwestern until his death in 1942. Grose was born on April 8, 1889, in Deweyville, Ohio, and spent his childhood on the family farm. He and his parents then moved to Findlay, Ohio where he attended high school; he received his bachelor's degree from Findlay College in 1910. He went...
Abstract Franklin D. Scott joined the faculty at Northwestern University in 1935, where he remained until his retirement in 1969. Scott's research interests included Sweden and Scandinavia. Upon retiring, Scott became the curator of Nordic Collections at the Honnold Library at Pomona College. Scott died in 1994. The Franklin D. Scott Papers, spanning the years from 1923 through 1982, comprise eight boxes and are arranged in six sub-series: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials,...
Abstract The Robert Wiebe Papers consist of biographical, correspondence, financial, University, department, teaching, advising, presentation, publication, and typescript files. Materials dating from approximately 1980 to 2000 form the bulk of the series.Dating from 1949 to 2000, the biographical materials consist of research reports, curriculum vitae, press releases, and obituaries documenting Wiebe's education and career in academia. Spanning from 1974 to 1993, family history includes Wiebe's...
Abstract Richard Munthe Brace accepted an invitation to join the Northwestern University faculty as an associate professor of history in 1947. He stayed at Northwestern until 1965 when he moved to Oakland University (in Michigan). His research and teaching interests centered on French and modern European history. The Richard Brace Papers are arranged in eight subseries: biographical materials, education tiles, correspondence, teaching files, research and consulting files, professional organizations...
Abstract James joined Northwestern University's faculty in 1897 as a professor of history, where he remained until retirement in 1935. James also served as the first Dean of the Graduate School at NU from 1917 – 1931. In addition to his teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels James engaged in historical investigation and writing, particularly about the revolutionary period and the Midwest. The James Alton James Papers are arranged in six main categories: biographical material; correspondence;...
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