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James Alton James (1864-1962) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/16/4
Abstract James joined Northwestern University's faculty in 1897 as a professor of history, where he remained until retirement in 1935. James also served as the first Dean of the Graduate School at NU from 1917 – 1931. In addition to his teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels James engaged in historical investigation and writing, particularly about the revolutionary period and the Midwest. The James Alton James Papers are arranged in six main categories: biographical material; correspondence;...

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;...

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