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Deering Library Construction Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 75/9/3
Abstract The series consists of four binders of black and white photographs documenting the construction process and the newly finished structure of the Charles Deering Library at Northwestern University. With two or three exceptions, all photographs were taken by the Chicago Architectural Photographing Company. The photographs document each state in the building's construction, from bare ground to completed but windowless exterior; and show the completed building (both general views, and details).

Theodore Wesley Koch (1871-1941) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 9/1/6
Abstract The Theodore Wesley Koch Papers fill three boxes and document Koch's life and work as University Librarian at Northwestern University, 1919-1941. The Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, and publications, but the bulk of the materials relate to Koch's involvement in the design and construction of Northwestern's Charles Deering Library (1933).

Reports of the Northwestern University Librarian

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 9/1/2
Abstract Annual or biennial reports compiled by the University Librarian including printed, transcribed, or typed formats. Not all years are present.

Northwestern University Library Accessions Catalogs

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Identifier: 9/1/10
Abstract The Northwestern University Library Accession Records document the growth of the Library's collections over the course of sixty-three years, spanning the careers of seven librarians, and representing the holdings of four successive library spaces. The Accession Records contain lists of the books and other Library materials acquired between December, 1878 and July, 1941.

Newspaper Clippings Relating to the Northwestern University Library

 Collection
Identifier: 9/1/4
Abstract This series consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings relating to the Northwestern University Library.

Records of the Acting Librarian Effie Keith (1882-1969)

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Identifier: 9/1/9
Abstract Effie Almira Keith held various positions in the Northwestern University Library from 1916 through 1949, most notably Acting University Librarian (1941-1944); but also head cataloguer (1916-1921), Assistant University Librarian (1921-1941, 1944-1947), and Special Consultant in Cataloguing (1947-1949). During her Acting Librarianship, she steered the library through the staffing shortages caused by World War II, negotiated the consolidation of three different departmental libraries into the...

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