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Abstract Oldberg joined the music faculty of Northwestern University in 1897, eventually becoming the Director of the Graduate Music Department in 1924. The Arne Oldberg Papers are arranged in seven folders and include mainly biographical materials and clippings dating between 1917 and 1976. Also included are listings of Oldberg's musical compositions (one such listing features a biographical sketch [Box 1, Folder 3]); a photocopy of an original composition, “In the Country;” and a small amount of...
Abstract O'Neil was an instructor in business economics and statistics At Northwestern, while working on his doctorate. In 1956 he returned to Northwestern from North Carolina as associate professor of business administration. He held this position until 1958 when he was promoted to full professor. In 1963 his title was changed to professor of finance. O'Neil also held several administrative positions at Northwestern, including assistant dean of the School of Commerce and coordinator for the...
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Abstract Oswald Werner joined the faculty of Northwestern in 1963 and remained until his retirement in 1998. His research focused on linguistics as well as cultural anthropology, particularly as they related to the Navajo. The Oswald Werner Papers fill forty-one boxes and span the years 1959 to 2007. They are arranged into six major categories: biographical materials, correspondence, Northwestern University general files, Northwestern University teaching materials, grants files, and publications.
Abstract The Clarence J. Overbeck Papers fill one and one half boxes, spanning the years 1933 to 1997. The bulk of the records consist of biographical materials, speeches, and lectures from his many years as a physics professor.Much additional biographical material is supplied by two autobiographies. The published proceedings from conferences on training lab assistants, on creating lab experiments, and on lecture demonstrations (held at Northwestern University, the University of Connecticut Wesleyan...
Abstract Richard C. Overton was born on November 9, 1907 in Montclair, New Jersey. He attended Williams College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1929 and a Master of Arts in Economics in 1934. From Harvard University, he received a Master of Arts and a Doctorate in History (1944). The Richard Overton Papers fill 5 boxes and span the years 1940 to 1990, with the bulk of the papers dating between 1942 and 1955. Materials cover: biographical information; memberships; conferences; the...
Abstract The Arrand Parsons papers fill six and one-half boxes and span the period 1942-1988. They are arranged in two major categories: correspondence and teaching and professional files. Included as well are a few folders of biographical materials and one of publications.
Overview Edward Francis Paschke (1939-2004) was an American painter and educator. He lived most of his life in Chicago, Illinois, and was affiliated with a group of artists known as the Chicago Imagists. Paschke’s work is often confrontational and utilizes bright, neon colors and central figurative elements. He borrows imagery from pop culture to create surreal, emotional landscapes that evoke the violent, sinister, and sexually charged undercurrents of the human experience. The Ed Paschke Papers span...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Music professor and bandleader John Phillip Paynter, named for John Phillip Sousa, began his musical studies at Northwestern, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1950 and a Master's in Theory and Composition in 1951. Upon graduation, Paynter joined NU's faculty as the Director of the Marching Band. During his career at Northwestern, Paynter taught classes in band music, conducting, and arranging. The John P. Paynter Collection consists of six series titled Biographical Materials,...
Abstract The Charles Pearson Family Papers document the life and career of Charles W. Pearson, Northwestern alumnus and faculty member (professor and department chair in the Department of English), as well as the lives of several family members. The collection is organized on a genealogical principle: the papers of Charles W. Pearson come first, those of his six children second, and finally the papers of Hadath and French families (related branches of the Pearson family). The description of the...
Overview The papers of British social historians Harold and Joan Perkin fill 61 boxes and contain 6.28 megabytes of born-digital files. The collection documents their academic careers and personal lives in England and the United States, spanning dates 1905-2015, with bulk dates 1970-2015. Harold Perkin was one of the leaders in the British social history movement of the 1960s-1970s and a professor in the Department of History at Northwestern University from 1985 to 1997. Joan Perkin was a lecturer in...
Abstract The Edmund Perry Papers fill three boxes and span 1953 to 1999. The bulk of the papers consist of Perry's correspondence, both personal and departmental, from the 1970s. Highlights of the collection include Perry's correspondence with religious leaders from around the world regarding the Department of Religion's comparative religions focus and their own religious faiths. Building this program was a primary interest of Perry's throughout his long career at Northwestern and much of the...
Abstract The Philosophy Department administrative records date from 1959-1984. Records included in the series are budget statements, course planning materials, Evening Division and Summer Session materials relating to the department, faculty and staff materials, grade reports, lists of students majoring in philosophy, departmental meeting minutes, departmental memoranda, general correspondence, and quarterly reports.
Abstract Correspondence, teaching files, speeches, legal documents, teaching manuals, technical drawings, lecture and class notes, drafts and published copies of essays of Herman Pines, Research Chemist and Coordinator of Exploratory Research at Universal Oil Products (UOP) in Chicago part-time lecturer, Assistant Research Professor, and Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Chemistry Department at Northwestern University.
Overview The James P. Pitts Papers fill 5 boxes, and contain Pitts’ writings, awards, and a scrapbook and jersey from his time in college. James P. Pitts (1944- ) is a sociologist, educator, and former university dean and vice president. Pitts received his B.A. in Political Science and M.A., and Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University. His collection spans the years 1961 to 2013 and contains newspaper clippings, press releases, CVs, correspondences, and published work.
Abstract The Kenyon E. Poole Papers occupy 1.5 boxes and span the period 1929-1978, with the bulk of the material from 1944 to 1960. The Papers are arranged in one major category (Correspondence) and four minor categories: biographical materials, teaching files (one folder), papers presented before professional organizations, and publications.
Abstract James Andrew Rahl received his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law in 1942. During his career, he was employed with the Litigation Section of the Enforcement Branch, United States Office of Price Administration, and liaison officer to the Joint Congressional Committee to Investigate the Pearl Harbor Disaster. Rahl joined the faculty at the Northwestern School of Law in 1946. He served as dean of the school from 1972 through 1977 and, in 1974, was appointed Northwestern's first...
Abstract Known for his work in the field of estate law, John Ritchie held the position of dean and John Henry Wigmore Professor of Law at the Northwestern University School of Law from 1957 to 1972. The John Ritchie papers date between ca. 1931 and 1988 although the great bulk of the materials span the period from 1957 through 1966. The papers are divided into four subseries: biographical materials, records pertaining to the Association of American Law Schools, records relating to the American Bar...
Abstract Claudia Webster Robinson was an Instructor in Dramatic Production at Northwestern University from 1944 to 1952. During her years at Northwestern, Robinson directed many productions. She was known for her unusual and obscure choices for theatrical productions, and of their excellence. The Claudia Webster Robinson papers are housed in three boxes and date from 1939 to 1987. The papers are comprised of class notes, syllabi, exams, and student papers. Scripts, notes, and sheet music from...
Abstract The George T. Romani Papers comprise 11 boxes of material generated during his career as a college student and teacher, 1935-1977. The papers are divided into five general categories: Biographical Materials, Student Materials: University of California-Berkeley, Correspondence, Academic Files and Writings and Research. The bulk of the collection consists of his Academic Files which span Romani's thirty year career at Northwestern University, 1947-1977. His research focused on European history,...
Abstract Victor G. Rosenblum was a nationally recognized scholar in both administrative and constitutional law. He helped to found Northwestern’s Program on Law and Social Sciences. Rosenblum held several academic positions from Professor of Law, to Director of Northwestern Law School’s Graduate Studies Program. Rosenblum was an active member of numerous professional associations. He held several positions at the American Bar Association as well as being extremely active in various civil rights causes....
- Law--Study and teaching 11
- English literature--Study and teaching 10
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- Chemistry--Study and teaching 7
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- Mathematics--Study and teaching 7
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- Theater--Study and teaching 7
- Physics--Study and teaching 6
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- Chemical engineering--Study and teaching 4
- Education--Study and teaching 4
- Music--Instruction and study 4
- Acting--Study and teaching 3
- Art--Study and teaching 3
- Artists 3
- Chemists 3
- Civil engineering--Study and teaching 3
- English language--Study and teaching 3
- Europe--History--Study and teaching 3
- Philosophy--Study and teaching 3
- Physical education and training--Study and teaching 3
- Pianists 3
- Religions--Study and teaching 3
- Spanish literature--Study and teaching 3
- United States--History--Study and teaching 3
- African Americans--Study and teaching 2
- African literature--Study and teaching 2
- American literature--Study and teaching 2
- Anthropologists 2
- Anthropology--Study and teaching 2
- Astrophysics--Study and teaching 2
- Band directors 2
- Biochemistry--Study and teaching 2
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- College presidents--Illinois--Evanston 2
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- French language--Study and teaching--English speakers 2
- Geology--Study and teaching 2
- German literature--Study and teaching 2
- Great Britain--History--Study and teaching 2
- Linguistics--Study and teaching 2
- Literature--Study and teaching 2
- Medical rehabilitation--Study and teaching 2
- Methodist Church--Clergy 2
- Piano--Instruction and study 2
- Psychology--Study and teaching 2
- Speech disorders--Study and teaching 2
- Speech--Study and teaching 2
- Theater--Production and direction--Study and teaching 2
- $64,000 question 1
- Accounting--Study and teaching 1
- Advertising--Study and teaching 1
- Africa--Study and teaching 1
- African American authors--20th century 1
- African American college athletes 1
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- African Americans 1
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- African languages--Study and teaching 1
- Air pilots, Military 1
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- Architecture--Illinois--Chicago 1
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- Buildings--Illinois--Chicago 1
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- Chemical warfare--Research--United States 1
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- Chicago (Ill.)--Social conditions--20th century--Research 1
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- Classical languages--Study and teaching 1
- Classical literature--Study and teaching 1
- Clinical sociology--Illinois--Chicago 1
- College athletes 1
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