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Abstract Raymond Thomas Carhart was a professor of Audiology and Otolaryngology at Northwestern University. He holds a distinguished position as the founder and chief pioneer in the field of audiology, establishing the first academic program in audiology in the United States. He developed and refined speech audiometry and used it effectively in evaluating the efficiency of hearing aids. The Raymond Carhart Papers are arranged in five main categories: Biographical Material; Correspondence, Committee and...
Abstract Isaac Joslin Cox taught History at Northwestern University from 1919 until his retirement in 1941. His papers are arranged into: biographical material; Aaron Burr Material; James P. Wilkinson Material; Harry Innes Material; West Florida Material; William Shaler Material; John Breckenridge Material; miscellaneous Isaac Joslin Cox material. Most of the materials are copies of documents from other repositories that Cox used in his research. Two additions to the collection chiefly contain material...
Abstract Albert R. Crews chaired Northwestern University's new Radio department from 1938-1943, teaching radio acting and writing. His papers contain biographical material and published writings documenting his education, teaching, and later career.
Dates: 1934-2013; Other: Date acquired: 05/05/2013
Abstract Ralph Brownell Dennis received a diploma from Northwestern University’s School of Oratory in 1897 and a Bachelor of Letters degree from the University’s College of Liberal Arts in 1901. He became a member of the School of Oratory faculty, its Associate Director in 1913, its Director in 1916, and Dean of the School in 1919, serving until his retirement in 1942. Dennis worked to expand and modernize the School of Oratory (later the School of Speech) during his tenure. The Ralph B. Dennis Papers...
Abstract Lois Elliot joined the Northwestern University School of Speech as Professor of Communicative Disorders in 1976. She directed the Neurobiology Training Program between 1976 and 1984 and headed the Program in Audiology and Hearing Sciences from 1976 to 1995. Elliott also helped design and coordinate the curriculum for the Human Communication Sciences, a premedical, undergraduate program. The Lois Elliot Papers fill two and one-half boxes and consist of biographical material, research files, and...
Abstract The Frank Galati Papers fill 38 boxes and span the years 1948-2006; the bulk of the papers date between 1965 and 2005. The papers consist mostly of scripts and other notes from the plays he wrote, directed or in which he acted. Biographical files include personal information about Galati and his family. They also include resumes (Box 1, Folder 1), drafts of speeches he made (Box 1, Folder 6) and materials from awards he received and workshops he attended (Box 1, Folder 7).
Dates: 1948 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 2005
Abstract Specializing in First Amendment issues, Franklyn S. Haiman held leadership positions in academic institutions (including Northwestern University) and political organizations (including the American Association of University Professors [AAUP], the Speech Association of America [SAA], the Speech Communication Association [SCA] and the American Civil Liberties Union [ACLU]). Dating from 1927 to 2003, the Franklyn S. Haiman papers comprise biographical and educational materials, correspondence,...
Abstract The Dorothy Heathcote Collection combines material collected by Anne Thurman and Betty Jane Wagner, and fills nine boxes (of which six contain audio cassettes), spanning the years 1971 to 2005. The collection sheds light on Heathcote's methods and her influence on other drama educators. The bulk of the materials consist of transcripts from Heathcote's sessions and courses, and audio cassettes
Abstract The Alvina Krause Collection fills ten boxes and spans the dates 1929-2003. The bulk of the collection consists of Krause's teaching notes from her years at Northwestern University's School of Speech. Most of the material in this collection was gathered over many years by David Downs, a former student of Krause's and a faculty member in Northwestern University's School of Communication. The collection includes a substantial number of photocopies that Downs made. While the collection lacks the...
Abstract Irving Lee earned an M.A. in public speaking in 1935 and a Ph.D. in social psychology and rhetoric in 1938, both from Northwestern University. Lee became an instructor in speech at Northwestern University in 1936, rising to professor of public speaking in 1949. aides. Lee was particularly interested in the studies of Alfred Korzybski, whose theories were the foundation of one of his most popular courses at Northwestern, Language and Thought. His papers fill one box and span the period...
Abstract The Laura Lee Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials, speeches, and publications.
Abstract McBurney joined the Northwestern University faculty as an associate professor in 1936, and was appointed full professor of the School of Speech in 1941. He became Dean of the School of Speech in 1942 and held the position for thirty years until his retirement in 1972. The series fills seventeen folders (three boxes). Materials include correspondence, teaching files, speeches and publications.
Abstract George) Paul Moore took his A.B. in Speech from West Virginia University in 1929, and his M.A. in Speech Correction in 1930 and Ph.D. in Speech Correction in 1936, both from Northwestern University. Moore was a member of Northwestern University's faculty from 1930 to December, 1961. The Paul Moore Papers, comprising four boxes, include biographical materials, correspondence, and subject files that reflect Moore's academic career, professional activities and his associations with professional...
Abstract Lew R. Sarett was a professor of English and public speaking at the University of Illinois and Northwestern University. The Lew Sarett Papers illuminate Sarett's personality and methods as a successful and popular teacher and poet. The Papers also shed light on a time period in American history when themes of respect for nature and for Native Americans found a receptive audience among poetry lovers and lecture audiences. The Papers are arranged in six general categories: Biographical Materials...
Abstract The minutes of the meetings of the faculty of the School of Speech document the development of policy and other administrative matters of the School from its inception in 1892 through 1968. Among various matters recorded in the minutes are the adoption of new or revised rules and degree requirements, curricular changes, committee appointments, reports of committees, recommendations for student awards and honors and for promotion and graduation of students, and student petitions.
Abstract twelve boxes, span the dates 1949-2000 and include biographical materials, education files, general correspondence, subject correspondence, committee files, teaching files, research files, speeches/addresses/papers, and publications.
Abstract Winifred Louise Ward began her studies as an undergraduate student at Northwestern University's Cumnock School of Oratory. After two years of directing plays and declamation contests, and teaching grade school she attended the University of Chicago. She received her Ph.D. in education in 1918. Soon after, Ward was asked to teach at Northwestern University's School of Oratory and that year began as an instructor and assistant professor, a career which was to last until her retirement in 1950....
Abstract Atholl Douglas (Paddy) Whannel was a film scholar. He first came to teach at Northwestern University in 1969 and became an associate professor of film in 1972. His papers fill three and one-half boxes and span the years from 1896 to 1980. The papers (spanning the years 1896 to 1980) contain biographical materials, general correspondence, writings, research materials, and course materials.
- Acting--Study and teaching 2
- Speech disorders--Study and teaching 2
- Audiologists 1
- Audiology 1
- Audiology--Study and teaching 1
- Children's theater 1
- College theater 1
- Communication--Study and teaching 1
- Communicative disorders--Study and teaching 1
- Drama in education 1
- Dramatists, American 1
- Evanston (Ill.) 1
- Freedom of speech--United States 1
- Interpersonal communication 1
- Latin America--History--Study and teaching 1
- Motion pictures--Study and teaching 1
- Oratory--Study and teaching 1
- Poets, American--20th century 1
- Radio authorship--Study and teaching 1
- Radio--Production and direction--Study and teaching 1
- Speech--Study and teaching 1
- Theater--Production and direction 1
- Theater--Study and teaching 1
- United States--History--Study and teaching 1
- Wilderness areas--United States--Poetry 1 ∧ less
- Dennis, Ralph B. (Ralph Brownell), 1876-1942 2
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Administration 2
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
- Carhart, Raymond, 1912-1975 1
- Children's Theatre of Evanston 1
- Cox, Isaac Joslin, 1873-1956 1
- Crews, Albert R. 1
- Elliott, Lois L. (Lois Lawrence), 1931-1995 1
- Galati, Frank 1
- Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Haiman, Franklyn Saul 1
- Heathcote, Dorothy 1
- Krause, Alvina, -1981 1
- Lee, Irving J., 1909-1955 1
- Lee, Laura L. (Laura Louise), 1914-1987 1
- McBurney, James H. (James Howard), 1905-1986 1
- Mearns, Hughes, 1875-1965 1
- Moore, G. Paul 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Communicative Disorders 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Speech Correction and Audiology 1
- Sarett, Lew, 1888-1954 1
- Steppenwolf Theatre Company 1
- Tillman, Tom W. (Tom Whitten), 1931-2000 1
- Ward, Winifred, 1884-1975 1
- Whannel, Paddy, 1922-1980 1
- Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825 1 ∧ less