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Organization of Women Faculty Records

Identifier: 4/6/7
Abstract Organizing efforts leading to the founding of the Organization of Women Faculty began on the campus of Northwestern in 1969 with an ad-hoc committee of faculty and graduate women who studied the status of women at Northwestern University. The OWF was eventually established in February 1981 by a unanimous vote of more than thirty Northwestern University women faculty. The Records of the Organization of Women Faculty fill two boxes and span the years 1969-1992, with the bulk of material dating...
Dates: 1964-1994

Program On Women Records

Identifier: 8/2/10
Abstract In November 1971, Northwestern University established an "interdisciplinary Program on Women." The goals of the Program on Women have been to "guide the expansion of the educational curriculum to include interdisciplinary courses at the undergraduate level and specialized seminars at the graduate level which will focus on the causes, concomitants and consequences of present alterations in sex roles and sex stereotypes and explore the implications of these changes for personal, social, and...
Dates: 1970-1986

Women's Self-Government Association Scrapbook

Identifier: 30/14
Abstract The Women's Self-Government Association Scrapbook spans approximately the years 1926 to 1933 and provides a wide overview of the organization's responsibilities and activities throughout this period, predominantly with newspaper clippings from the Daily Northwestern. There are over sixty pages of newspaper clippings dealing with most aspects of the WSGA: including the setting and implementation of house rules, the requirements to attend away games, the...
Dates: 1926-1931

Records of the Dean of Women, Claudine V. Mason

Identifier: 30/9
Abstract Mrs. Claudine V. Mason was appointed Counselor of Women at Northwestern University in 1948. In 1952 the titles of counselor to women and counselor to men were changed to dean, as they have remained since. The records of the Dean of Women, Claudine V. Mason, consist of desk calendars, correspondence, housing, organizations, orientation, public relations, scholastic matters, and speech manuscripts. These materials are accompaniefd by a folder of materials related to the history of the...
Dates: 1946-1961

Arlene Kaplan Daniels (1930-) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/25/2
Abstract Arlene Kaplan Daniels, sociology professor, was born on December 10th 1930 in New York, New York, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Rathstein) Daniels. As a child, she moved to California where her parents retained their professions as shopkeepers. Daniels attended the University of California at Berkeley, where she took a B.A. degree with honors in English (1952), an M.A. in Sociology (1954) and a Ph.D. in Sociology (1960). On June 9th, 1956, she married Richard Rene Daniels, an area...
Dates: 1960-1994

Student Life Chapin Hall Files

Identifier: 31/6/7

Chapin Hall was erected in 1901 on property owned by Northwestern University, with funds provided by Dr. O.K. Pearsons. Pearsons stipulated that the new dormitory at 726 University Place be put in the charge of the Women's Educational Association to house up to 60 financially disadvantaged women. This series consists chiefly of records of Chapin Hall's financial transactions from 1968 to 1975.

Dates: 1968-1975

Mortar Board (Northwestern University Chapter) Membership Records

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...
Dates: 1922-1965

Records of the Women's Center

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...
Dates: 1986-1991

Claudine V. Mason (1899-1993) Papers

Identifier: 30/10
Abstract The papers of Claudine Mason (Dean of Women at Northwestern University) are housed in one full-size box and one half-size box, and include biographical materials, files relating to Mason's formal education, and correspondence. The biographical materials include a few biographical sketches, clippings about Mason's speaking engagements and her appointment to and retirement from Northwestern University, and desk calendars recording her family, social, and organizational activities in Evanston...
Dates: 1917-1986

Karen DeCrow (1937-2014) Papers

Identifier: 31/6/94

Karen DeCrow was a lawyer, writer, activist in the women's liberation movement of the 1970s, president of the National Organization for Women from 1974-1977, and a proponent of gender equality in all areas. DeCrow’s collection consists of papers, audio, video, photographs, and artifactual materials documenting her life and work.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 2014

Records Of NUBIA

Identifier: 0/24/1
Abstract NUBIA (Northwestern University Black-Wimmin In Action) was established in October 1990 to address the needs of African-American women--faculty, staff, and students--at Northwestern University. The records of NUBIA, filling one box and spanning the years 1990-2001, document the foundation and major activities of the organization. They consist of organizational documents, meeting agendas and minutes, membership lists, activities announcements and handouts, general and activities-related...
Dates: 1990-2001

Juliette Lipschultz (1904-1998) Papers

Identifier: 55/57

The Juliette Lipschultz Papers offer a detailed narrative surrounding the life and work of Juliette Abt Lipschultz. This collection features items from her career as a dancer during the 1920s, materials pertaining to her life and interests, and correspondence describing her human relationships, especially with her two daughters, Karen DeCrow and Claudia Lipschultz.

Dates: 1914 - 2011

Women's Educational Aid Association

Identifier: 55/38
Abstract The Women’s Educational Aid Association (WEAA; organized in 1871 as the Educational Association) was founded by Evanston women to help promote the higher education of deserving students at the Evanston College for Ladies. The Women’s Educational Aid Association records document the activities and operation of the organization. The series fills twelve boxes, including one card file box and three drop front boxes, and spans the period 1871-2000. Records are arranged into nine categories:...
Dates: 1871-2000

Records of The Woman's College of Northwestern University

Identifier: 40/1

The Records of the Woman's College of Northwestern University span from 1872 to 1893, with the bulk of the series dating from 1874 to 1886. Correspondence files (1874-1886) comprise mainly incoming correspondence relating to College students, events, and facilities. The collection includes a scrapbook, reports, minutes, bulletins and circulars.

Dates: 1872-1893

Myrtle Whitney Papers

Identifier: 31/6/97

The Myrtle Whitney Papers consist of the correspondence and personal papers of Northwestern University student Myrtle Viola Whitney. The collection depicts the life of a female Northwestern student in the 1890s.

Dates: 1890-1892

Mary Ann Weston (1940- ) Papers

Identifier: 16/18
Abstract Northwestern University journalism professor Mary Ann (Damme) Weston earned both her bachelor’s (1962) and master’s (1963) degrees at the Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Her papers fill four boxes and span the years 1974 to 2004. The papers mainly document the later years of Weston’s career at Northwestern (1980s through 1990s), with the bulk of the materials comprising records of Weston’s work on Medill and University committees, and her teaching files. The papers...
Dates: 1974-2004

Records of the North-Western Female College

Identifier: 36/2

The Records of the Northwestern Female College date from 1855 to 1976 and comprise one linear foot of historical materials, minutes, correspondence, financial documents, and publications.

Dates: 1855 - 1976; Other: Majority of material found within 1855 - 1874

Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences

Identifier: 50/1
Abstract The School of Domestic Arts and Sciences began operation in 1901, and was absorbed into Northwestern University in 1943. The School's records consist of historical documents, governing documents, minutes, correspondence, financial records, subject files, and ledgers. The records span the years 1899 to 1972, but the bulk of the material dates from 1901 to 1943. The historical documents (1911-1943) consist of official histories, clippings, press releases, and course bulletins that articulate...
Dates: 1899-1972

Northwestern University Woman's College Register

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 40/3

The Register of the Woman's College is a chronological listing of students in the College ("Woman's Hall” beginning in the fall of 1892). It contains sections for the Spring and Fall terms of 1874 and for each of the three academic terms (Fall, Winter, and Spring) from Fall 1876 through Spring 1896.

Dates: 1874, 1876-1896

Ethel M. Barber (1914-1999) Papers

Identifier: 31/6/90
Abstract Educator and volunteer Ethel Barber was the first woman to earn a doctorate from Northwestern University's School of Speech. The Ethel M. Barber Papers, dating between 1940 and 2000, fill two boxes and consist mainly of biographical material, press releases and clippings, records of her philanthropic and volunteer involvement in Northwestern University and other organizations, and photographs. The papers highlight Barber's commitment to education and the theater arts via her generous...
Dates: 1940-2000

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