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1949 Rose Bowl Collection

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Identifier: 25/7
Abstract This collection holds an assortment of items pertaining to the 1949 Rose Bowl football game, which Northwestern won over the California Golden Bears. Items include media clippings, expense reports, souvenir programs, train menus, and other materials documenting the game, the participation of the NU Marching Band, the trip to and from Los Angeles, and related celebratory events.

1968 Democratic National Convention Collection

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Identifier: MS 61
Abstract The McCormick Library’s small collection on the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was donated by Kaye Miller in 1982. Miller, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was creating a documentary with one of his classes during the days of the convention. He collected periodical articles and materials related to the events, focusing on publicity, demonstrations, violence, arrests, reports, and the trials that followed. This collection consists of...

“Professors I'll Never Forget” Collection and 1975 N.U. Professors Exhibit

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Identifier: 32/2
Abstract The series consists letters from former Northwestern students answering an ad placed by Professor Harold Williamson of the N.U. History Project in the 1975 Spring issue of the Northwestern Alumni News, describing memories of favorite professors. The response to “Professors I'll Never Forget” was overwhelming, with people writing letters not only about one favorite professor but two, three, and sometimes four or five. Since the response to Professor Williamson's published...

Abdullah Abdurahman (1872-1940) Family Papers

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Identifier: 001
Abstract Papers of the Abdullah Abdurahman Family, active in the South African Coloured population's struggle for political and economic equality.

Paul Ableman collection on Green Julia

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Identifier: MS 19
Abstract Author and playwright Paul Ableman was born June 13, 1927, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.  This collection of typescripts is comprised of the drafts for Green Julia, including the original typescript, three subsequent versions, and the final script.

Isaac Arthur Abt (1867-1955) Papers

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Identifier: 18/3/14/2
Abstract Isaac Arthur Abt, pediatrician and Northwestern University Medical School professor, began his practice in internal medicine but gravitated to pediatrics, with a particular intererst in nutrion, and became one of the earliest specialists in the field. The Isaac Arthur Abt Papers are arranged in six main categories: biographical material; class and teaching notes; publications; addresses; clinics; and material by or related to I. A. Abt's elder son, Arthur Frederick.

Karl Abt (1923- ) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/30
Abstract Karl Abt graduated in 1948 with a B.S. in Business Administration (concentration in business management/personnel). While at Northwestern, Abt was active in the NU Band, playing clarinet and bass clarinet, the Christian Youth League, and was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. The Karl Abt Papers, filling four boxes, consists of materials from the courses Abt attended. Course syllabi, class notes, tests, and a few short reading assignments are included.

Ada Campbell Rose (1901-1976) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/45
Abstract The Ada Campbell Rose Papers fill two boxes and span the years 1922-1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1957 to 1975. The Papers are arranged in four categories: biographical materials, speeches and conferences, editorial work, and writings. The biographical materials, spanning the years 1922-1977, are comprised of general personal data (including her diploma, her will, and obituaries), 1922-1977; property records, 1957-1969; financial records, 1942-1975; materials relating to her...

African American Documents 18th – 19th Century

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Identifier: MS101
Abstract The McCormick Library holds a small collection of documents and correspondence pertaining to Africans and their descendents in the Americas in the 18th and 19th centuries. Slavery materials from Rhode Island, Cape of Good Hope, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Virginia include correspondence on the slave trade and slave cargos, assignments on chain gangs, bills of sale, manumission papers, and wills with bequests regarding slaves. Free African Americans in Maine,...

African American Institute records

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Identifier: 033
Overview The African-American Institute (AAI) plays a notable role in the fostering of educational ties between the United States and countries in Africa; the Institute is a major source of funding for African students wishing to study in the United States, and a voice for Africa in the United States. The African American Institute records document the Institute's work in international aid and education.

Records of the Africana Library

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Identifier: 9/1/15

Agentzia Press Archive

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Identifier: MS54
Overview The Agentzia Press Archive consists of files kept by the editor Jochen Gerz. The collection and guide have been organized by the following categories: correspondence, manuscripts (including typescripts, original graphics, photocollages, photographs, exhibition catalogs), some production materials of the Agentzia Press, and monographs and serials associated with Agentzia authors.

Agnes Nixon Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/130
Abstract The Agnes Nixon Papers document the 60-year career of radio and television writer, soap-opera innovator, and NU alumna Agnes Nixon, and include biographical materials, correspondence, press clippings and advertisements, awards, photographs, written work, artifacts, and audiovisual materials.

Records of the Air Law Institute

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Identifier: 17/22
Abstract This series is comprised of administrative records of the Air Law Institute, and covers roughly the first half of the Institute's existence. The series as a whole is made up almost exclusively of correspondence, most of which issued from or was addressed to the office of Fred Fagg.

Albert R. Crews (1908-1959) Papers

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Identifier: 20/80
Abstract Albert R. Crews chaired Northwestern University's new Radio department from 1938-1943, teaching radio acting and writing. This series contains biographical material and published writings documenting Crews' education, teaching, and later career.

Aldridge Collection

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Identifier: MS 4
Overview The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1867) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge, known as Amanda Ira Aldridge (1866-1956) who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs and engravings, newspaper clippings, musical manuscripts and scores, personal and legal documents, articles, memorabilia, two portraits and a...

Alfred Richard (Al) Kuhn (1934-2017) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/131
Abstract The papers of tennis star Alfred R. ("Al") Kuhn, Jr. (NU 1956), document the world of competitive tennis, played at a high level,  during the 1940s-50s. Papers include biographical material, clippings, programs, and photographs.

Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities Workshop Papers

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Identifier: 8/2/13
Abstract The Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities Workshop Papers date between 1993 and 2007 and fill three archival boxes. The papers were written by graduate students and professors from Northwestern University and other educational institutions who were fellows or visiting faculty members participating in the ABK Center.

Guide to the Alpha Epsilon Phi (Omicron Chapter) Records

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Identifier: 31/6/12
Abstract On April 2, 1921, Northwestern opened the Omicron chapter of Alpha Epsilon Phi, making Northwestern the first Midwest outpost of the sorority. This series 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...

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