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Ernest R. Mowrer (1895-1984) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/25/1
Abstract Ernest R. Mowrer, a sociologist, joined the faculty of NU in 1928, where he remained until his retirement in 1963. During his career he developed a scientific method for role theory in studying the interaction of members of a family and deviant behavior.The Ernest R. Mowrer papers fill twelve boxes (one of which, a dropfront, contains maps and graphs drawn for use in his book, Disorganization: Personal and Social). The papers are arranged in six subseries:...

W. B. Nickerson Photo Company

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Identifier: 75/55/3
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.

Northwestern University Accounting Reports

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Identifier: 7/1/17
Abstract The series consists of various Northwestern University accounting reports, mostly dating from the 1930s to early 1940s. It is unclear why these reports were originally kept together. The reports were prepared by several different accounting firms over the years: Arthur Young (1922-1933), Price Waterhouse (1934-1938), George Rossetter (1940, 1943), and Baumann, Finney (1944).In most cases, the date indicated is the year ending date, and the report...

Northwestern University Centennial Celebration Records

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Identifier: 0/12/1
Abstract As Northwestern University approached its centennial year of 1951 plans began for both a celebration and a fund-raising campaign. Work was initiated in September 1949, when University President J. Roscoe Miller appointed A. C. Van Dusen (Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Summer Sessions) as Assistant to the President for the Centennial Celebration. The University formally announced the Centennial Campaign at the end of October 1949. The Records are arranged in eight...

Records of the Northwestern University Dames Club

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Identifier: 0/21/1
Abstract The records of the Northwestern University Dames Club (open generally to the wives and mothers of Northwestern students, as well as to married women students enrolled in the University) fills one half-size box. They span the years from 1946-1975, with the majority of materials coming from the period 1966-1969. Materials include minutes, announcements, membership lists, correspondence, calendars, and booklets.

Northwestern University Posters Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 76/0/3
Overview Collection contains posters relating to Northwestern University activities whose dates range roughly from 1900 to 2019 assembled by the University Archives. It is an expanding collection, with new items added as they come in.

Northwestern University Scrapbook

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Identifier: 0/22/2
Abstract The contents of the clippings typically concern regular and significant University events such as commencement exercises and meetings of the Northwestern Board of Trustees. Other clippings relate to class day exercises, the activities and reports of University presidents and administrators, and the visits of prominent individuals to the Northwestern campus. Finally, there are accounts of the University's early history, descriptions of the campus and its buildings, and biographical sketches of...

Northwestern University Web Archive

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Identifier: 77/1
Abstract The Northwestern University Web Archives contains approximately 1.4 terabytes of born-digital files documenting Northwestern's web presence from 2011 to present of enduring historical and administrative, legal, or cultural significance. It includes captures of historic and current websites that have been hosted by Northwestern University and from sites that relate to Northwestern faculty, staff, student groups, and alumni. The Northwestern University Archives has selected these websites to...

Jens Nyholm (1900-1983) Papers

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Identifier: 9/4/1
Abstract Northwestern University Librarian Jens Nyholm's personal papers fill twenty boxes and are arranged in six subseries with two additions: biographical materials, education files, correspondence, professional organization files, research and consulting, files, and publications. These papers comprise Nyholm's personal files; the records documenting his service as university librarian at Northwestern may be found in University Archives' Series 9/4, Records of the University Librarian. Approximately...

Office of the University Attorney Real Estate Records - Cancelled Leases

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Identifier: 53/4
Abstract This series is comprised of cancelled leases on property owned by Northwestern University.

Records of the Phi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Sigma Iota

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Identifier: 31/6/46
Abstract This series, filling one box, is comprised primarily of the records of the Society's corresponding secretary, Professor Alphonse Roche. The records span the years 1938-1956, with the bulk of the material between 1938 and 1952.

Lawrence Pressman (1939-) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/189
Overview The Lawrence Pressman Papers contain 26 boxes encompassing biographic information from Pressman’s schooling at Northwestern University, scripts and related materials collected from his production binders (television, theatre, and film), reviews and publicity, and a selection of artifacts, including awards and a scrapbook of his college years.

Nancy E. Rennick Price Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/38
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.

Rent Books and Ledgers, Vice President for Business and Finance

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Identifier: 7/1/4
Abstract This series consists of the five Rent Books and one Rent Ledger that document Northwestern University's role as a major landlord in Evanston. The volumes cover the period from 1877 to 1915.

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.

The Rock Records and Artifacts

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Identifier: 0/25/1
Abstract This collection includes documents, clippings, and artifacts relating to the history of The Rock (originally a drinking fountain),  a landmark on Northwestern University's Evanston campus since 1902.

Rogers Debating Society (1897-1913) Minute Book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: 31/6/10
Abstract This series consists of the minutes of the Rogers Debating Society from September 1904, to March 1913.

Records Pertaining to the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches

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Identifier: 55/20
Overview The records pertaining to the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches span the period 1950-1955. They comprise an artificially created collection of materials derived from three separate University Archives’ accessions. The records document Northwestern's involvement in the planning of the Second Assembly and its role as host. The records are divided into seven categories: correspondence; housing records; records of special convocation ceremonies; newspaper and periodical clippings;...

Jean Summers Smith (1911- ) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/32
Abstract After attending the University of Washington for one year, Jean Summers Smith entered Northwestern University as a sophomore in 1929. A member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, Smith graduated from Northwestern in 1932 with a B.A. degree in English. The Jean Summers Smith papers date between 1929 and 1932 and fill one box. The papers consist of course materials from Smith's studies at Northwestern.

Richard E. Steen (1915-2002) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/179
Overview The Richard E. Steen Papers document the life of Northwestern University graduate, Richard “Dick” Enoch Steen (Class of 1938), primarily his travels through Europe after graduation. Richard Enoch “Dick” Steen was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 18, 1915.

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