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Lynn Harold Hough (1877-1971) Papers

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Identifier: 3/14
Abstract The Hough Papers reflect the brief tenure (July 1, 1919, to October 1, 1920) of an individual who had had no previous pertinent experience for the position of a university president, who apparently had been elected out of desperation as a compromise candidate, and who was absent from his office during most of his presidency because of preaching activities, travel, and illness. Hough was evidently an excellent preacher of sermons (in the U.S. and abroad), a competent writer of essays and...

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;...

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