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Records of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), Northwestern University Chapter

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/59
Abstract The Northwestern University YWCA records document the activities and operation of the organization. The collection fills one archival box, one small and two large drop front boxes and spans the years 1901-1962, with the bulk of the records dating between 1940 and 1950. The records consist of a variety of formats of books and scrapbooks, falling into two categories: Histories and Records, and Scrapbooks. ...

Alice King Garrison (1906-2002) Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 31/6/56
Abstract The materials in the Alice King Garrison scrapbook date between 1924 and 1929 and document her social and academic life at Northwestern University. Included are many newspaper clippings, photographs, dance cards, printed materials, and other memorabilia.

Mortar Board (Northwestern University Chapter) Membership Records

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/43
Abstract Mortar Board was founded at Syracuse, New York, in 1918 as a national college honorary society for senior women. In 1921, members of Cap and Tassel, a senior women's honorary at Northwestern University, petitioned Mortar Board for a local chapter, which was granted. The records of the Northwestern chapter of Mortar Board fills two and one-half boxes and dates between 1922 and 1965. It consists of membership records maintained on index cards. Cards feature the names (sometimes both maiden and...

Nancy E. Rennick Price Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/38
Abstract Nancy Ellen Rennick (Price) was a member of the College of Liberal Arts, Northwestern University, class of 1954. The papers are contained in one archival box and span the years 1951-1954. 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.

Patricia Murphey (1921- ) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/72
Abstract The Patricia Murphey Scrapbook provides a vivid snapshot of student life during WWII. The scrapbook, documenting Murphey's busy years at Northwestern, holds newspaper clippings, programs and announcements, and photographs.

Sara Frances Bragdon (1886-1957) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/22
Abstract Sara Frances Bragdon graduated from Northwestern, Phi Beta Kappa, with a bachelor of arts degree in 1908. Bragdon's chief academic interests centered on Classic, French, and English Literature. Her papers are arranged 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 by American...

Ethel Robinson (1890?-1975?) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/49
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.

Records of the Panhellenic Association

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Identifier: 31/6/60
Abstract This series, filling two boxes, spans the dates 1913 to 1998, with the bulk of the records dating between 1970 and 1985. Materials included cover organizational records, clippings, minutes, activity records, publications, and records related to Student Government.

Leila M. Foster (1929-) Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 31/6/82
Abstract Leila Foster's scrapbooks illuminate the life of a university student in the postwar era. 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.

Marjorie May Cowan (1911-2012) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/20
Abstract Cowan obtained a B.S. degree in Liberal Arts from Northwestern University in 1933. As a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority she was active in campus activities and social affairs. The Marjorie May Cowan papers are arranged in one half-size box and date from 1929-1934, 1949, and 1984. The bulk of the papers is comprised of Cowan's diaries. During the years 1932 through 1934 she kept detailed accounts of her social and academic activities and interests.

Blanche Grigson Croxton (1883-1969) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/39
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.

Macha Lucile Vance (1882-1970) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/34
Abstract The Macha L. Vance papers fill one box and are comprised 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 and elocution lessons.

Louann Hurter Van Zelst (1928- ) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/33
Abstract Louann K. Hurter attended Northwestern University where she took a bachelor of science degree in 1949 and a master of arts degree in 1951; both degrees were in Speech. The Louann Hurter Van Zelst papers fill one box and are comprised mainly of course materials relating to her studies in dramatic production at Northwestern.

Elisabeth Blossom Boyd Diary

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Identifier: 31/6/47
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.”

Records Of NUBIA

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Identifier: 0/24/1
Abstract The Records of NUBIA document the foundation and major activities of a campus-based black women's group. Records, filling one box and spanning the years 1990-2001, consist of organizational documents, meeting agendas and minutes, membership lists, activities announcements and handouts, general and activities-related correspondence, and the organization's cookbook.

Genieve L. Doering (1904-1980) Student Handbook

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Identifier: 31/6/101
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...

Guide to the Alpha Epsilon Phi (Omicron Chapter) Records

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Identifier: 31/6/12
Abstract The Omicron (Northwestern University) chapter of Alpha Epsilon Phi opened on April 2, 1921, the first Midwest outpost of the sorority. This collection consists of three and one-half boxes and five oversized scrapbooks containing mainly photographs, but also including clippings, ephemera, and some correspondence pertaining to the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority. These materials span the years from 1929 to 1968 but are scattered and mainly represent the chapter's membership, house activities, and...

Virginia Buettner (1917-2004) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/185
Overview The collection consists materials reflecting Virginia Buettner’s social activities while a student at Northwestern University (1937-1942): pages from a scrapbook, and loose artifacts.

Helen A. Paddock (1892-1965) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/64
Abstract The materials in the Helen Paddock scrapbook date between 1910 and 1915 and document her social, academic, and family life at Northwestern University. Included are photographs, newspaper clippings, dance cards, and other memorabilia.

Records of the Women's Center

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Identifier: 5/8
Abstract The records of the Women's Center fill three boxes, spanning the years 1986 to 1991, and consist of general administration files, correspondence, program files, applications for grants, and flyers. The administrative materials and correspondence span 1986 to 1990. The correspondence is general and specific. Grant proposals range from 1986 to 1989. The program files include the Campus Climate Project (CCP) and the Sexual Assault Education Program (SAEP). The CCP files, from 1986 to 1990,...

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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 12
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Alpha Epsilon Phi. Omicron Chapter (Northwestern University) 1
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Bragdon, Sara Frances, 1886-1957 1
Buettner, Virginia, 1917-2004 1
Cooke, Edith Whitcomb, 1888-1975 1
Croxton, Blanche Grigson, 1883-1969 1
Dickhaut, Florence Lillian Smith, 1887-1972 1
Doering, Genieve Linda, 1904-1980 1
Evanston College for Ladies 1
Foster, Leila Merrell 1
Garrison, Alice King, 1906-2002 1
Geisler, Marjorie Cowan, 1911-2012 1
Gilbert, Barry, 1876-1961 1
Gilbert, Mary Ramage Peterson, 1876-1954 1
Girton, Daisy Myrtle, 1880-1963 1
Godeman, Ardis Kuhnen, 1929-2017 1
Grannis, Macha Vance, 1882-1970 1
Grubb, Ethel Robinson, 1890-1975 1
Hawley, Lillian Emeline, 1887-1970 1
Hobart, Elizabeth, 1891-1980 1
Hurrey, Charles DuBois, 1878-1958 1
Krause, Alvina, -1981 1
Mason, Claudine V., 1899-1993 1
Mortar Board (Society). Northwestern University Chapter 1
Nash, Josie C., 1864-1949 1
North-Western Female College 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Alumni and alumnae 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Students--Registers 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Panhellenic Association 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Women's Center 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Women's Self-Government Association 1
Northwestern University Black-Wimmin in Action 1
Paddock, Helen Abigail, 1892-1965 1
Price, Nancy Ellen Rennick 1
Rachwalski, Michael M. (Michael Matthew), 1901-1987 1
Rostker, Patricia Murphey, 1921-2011 1
Sternfeld, Edith A. (Edith Alice), 1898-1990 1
Strachan Scriver, Mary, 1939- 1
Teeple, A. V. 1
Van Zelst, Louann 1
Walkup, Carrie M. 1
Whitney, Myrtle Viola 1
Young Women's Christian Association (Northwestern University Chapter) 1
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