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Karl Abt (1923-2008) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/30
Abstract Karl Abt graduated from Northwestern University in 1948 with a B.S. in Business Administration (concentration in business management/personnel). While at Northwestern, Abt was active in the Northwestern University Band, playing clarinet and bass clarinet, the Christian Youth League, and was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. The Karl Abt Papers, filling four boxes, consists of materials from the courses Abt attended. Course syllabi, class notes, tests, and a few short reading assignments are...
Dates: 1941-1949

Alumni Biographical Files Student Grade Record Cards

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Identifier: 51/15
Abstract This series is composed of 9"x11” cards which record students' academic history during their stay at Northwestern. Each card records an individual student's name, degree (if attained), year of graduation, home address, parents' name, religous affiliation, birth date, school previously attended, and date of admission to Northwestern.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1927

Alumni Graduation Record Card Collection

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Identifier: 51/18
Abstract This collection consists of index cards that document the credits, majors, courses taken, and graduation dates of alumni, spanning 1923 through 1958.
Dates: 1923-1936, 1949-1958

James L. Bixby Photographic Collection

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Identifier: 75/7
Abstract James L. Bixby was a member of Northwestern's class of 1943, though he did not complete the requirements for a degree. He was a photographer for the Purple Parrot, a highly regarded campus humor and feature magazine, as well as the Daily Northwestern and the Syllabus. The Bixby collection consists of approximately 1,000 items, including interfiled prints and negatives. The photographs document life at Northwestern during the period ca. 1939-1942. Prominent among them are images of courtship,...
Dates: 1939-1942

Black Experience at Northwestern

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Identifier: 31/6/167
Abstract Materials in this expanding collection pertain to the experience of African American students and faculty at Northwestern University. The documents included in this collection are university reports about African American students, articles on race and higher education, reproductions of student newspapers discussing race relations on-campus and materials concerning the 1968 Bursar’s Office Takeover. This collection also includes biographical subject files.
Dates: 1870 - 2017

Dwight St. John Bobb (1876-1946) and Family Collection

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Identifier: 31/6/113
Abstract Dwight St. John Bobb was born on July 19, 1876 in Dakota, Illinois, the son of Daniel Bobb, a physician, and his wife Arminda St. John. The Dwight St. John Bobb and Family Collection fills four boxes and contains material spanning the years 1865 to 2012. The collection is divided into two subsections, Biographical Materials and Photographs and Correspondence.
Dates: 1864 - 2012

C. M. Clay Buntain (1876-1927) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/71
Abstract The C. M. Clay Buntain Scrapbook documents Buntain's activities at Northwestern between 1894 and 1902. It includes newspaper clippings (from Chicago newspapers such as the Tribune and Herald as well as from student publications), programs, and announcements, arranged in rough chronological order. A few items from the 1890s were added at the end of the scrapbook.
Dates: 1894-1902

Records of the "Bursar's Office Takeover", May 1968

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Identifier: 31/6/155
Abstract On May 3, 1968 more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students occupied the Bursar's Office, in the first major sit-in experienced at Northwestern University. After the students' April 22nd list of demands were not met, they declared their intention to keep the office occupied until these demands were met. This peaceful 38-hour occupation ended with University leaders negotiating with students, and committing to enhance services and support for Black students related to admissions,...
Dates: 1968 - 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1968

Audio-Visuals Class of 1978 Individual Freshmen Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/5
Abstract The University Archives holds photographs of individual freshman members of the class of 1978. The photographs appeared in the introductory booklet published by the Northwestern University Alumni Association for freshmen entering the University. The photographs, usually wallet-size, are mounted in groups, alphabetically arranged by student surnames, on forty-five fifteen inch-by-twenty-one inch sheets of cardboard.
Dates: 1978

Class of 1981 Individual Freshmen Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/2
Abstract These additions are photographs of individual members of the class of 1981. The additions supplement and complete earlier accession of freshmen photographs processed as University Archives Series 75/32/2 (Accession #81-111).
Dates: 1981

Class of 1982 Senior Photograph Portraits

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Identifier: 75/31/7
Abstract This series comprises a set of photographs of individual senior members and bachelors degree candidates of the Northwestern class of 1982. The photographs are black and white, wallet-size portraits and are mounted in composite fashion on cardboard layout sheets. The photographs appeared in the 1982 edition of the Northwestern Syllabus (Volume 98). Each layout sheet is identified by a number corresponding to a Syllabus page number. The sheets are arranged...
Dates: 1982

Class of 1983 Individual Freshmen Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/3
Abstract These photographs of individual freshman members of the class of 1983, usually wallet-size portraits, appeared in the introductory booklet published by the Northwestern University Alumni Association for freshmen entering the University, Northwestern University Alumni Association Welcomes the Class of 1983.
Dates: 1983

Audio-Visuals Class of 1984 Individual Freshmen Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/4
Abstract The University Archives holds photographs of individual freshman members of the class of 1984. The photographs, usually wallet-size portraits, appeared in the introductory booklet published by the Northwestern University Alumni Association for freshmen entering the University. The photographs, comprising three boxes, are contained individually within envelopes bearing biographical information pertaining to each student. This information includes name, home address, hobbies, name of secondary...
Dates: 1984

Class of 1986 Individual Freshman Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/6
Abstract This series, comprising three boxes, includes photographs of most freshman members of Northwestern University's class of 1986. These photographs, usually wallet-size portraits, appeared in the booklet, Northwestern University Alumni Association Welcomes the Class of 1986, published for the University's entering freshman class. Each print is identified on the reverse by the student's name and social security number, and is contained within an envelope bearing the...
Dates: 1982-1982

Class of 1988 Individual Freshman Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/8
Abstract This series, filling one and one-half boxes, is comprised of photographs of most of the freshman members of the class of 1988. These photographs, for the most part wallet-size color portraits, were collected for and appeared in the published booklet, “Introducing the Northwestern University Class of 1988,” published for entering freshmen. Each print is identified on the reverse with the pictured student's name.
Dates: 1988

Class of 1991 Individual Freshman Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/9
Abstract This three-box series is comprised of photographs of most of the freshman members of the Northwestern University class of 1991. The photographs, for the most part wallet-size color prints and portraits, appeared in the booklet, “Class of 1991,” published for incoming freshmen by the Northwestern University Department of Alumni Relations. Nearly all of the photographs are contained individually in envelopes on which the following information is recorded: student's name, address, hobbies or...
Dates: 1991

Class of 1992 Individual Freshman Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/10
Abstract This series, arranged in one and one-half boxes, is comprised of photographs of most of the freshman members of the Northwestern University class of 1992. The photographs, generally wallet-size color snapshots and portraits, appeared in published from in the booklet, “Class of 1992,” issued for incoming freshmen by the University's Department of Alumni Relations. The photographs usually are identified on the reverse by individual's name and home address.
Dates: 1988-1988

Class Photograph Albums

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Identifier: 75/31/24
Abstract This series incorporates 27 albums of class photographic portraits dating between the years 1874 and 1888. Albums feature portraits of members of a given year's Northwestern University senior class, typically from the College of Liberal Arts, although all members of a class are not necessarily represented in any single volume. Also commonly found in the albums are portraits of Northwestern faculty and administrators, landscapes of Northwestern's Evanston Campus, and photographs of building...
Dates: 1874-1888

Edith W. Cooke (1888-1975) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/81
Abstract The Edith W. Cooke scrapbook spans the years 1907 through 1913 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1910 through 1911. It offers a glimpse into the social life of a young woman on campus during those years, and especially highlights the activities of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. The materials include invitations, dance cards, party favors and name tags from many social events on campus, including those held by the sorority. The scrapbook also contains several pages of calling...
Dates: 1907-1913

Dance Cards

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 31/6/52
Abstract This collection consists of dance cards from events spanning the years 1903 - 1935. The majority of dance sponsors were fraternities and sororities. However, there are also dance cards from Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Prom in addition.
Dates: 1903-1935, 1944-1949

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Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Alliance (Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)) 1
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Bobb, Dwight S., 1876-1946 1
Buntain, C. M. Clay (Cassius Marcus Clay), 1876-1927 1
Chapin Hall (Evanston, Ill.) 1
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Dickhaut, Florence Lillian Smith, 1887-1972 1
Francis, Tod Huntington, 1959- 1
Froehlig, William J., 1926-2018 1
Garrison, Alice King, 1906-2002 1
Gay and Lesbian Alliance (Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)) 1
Glazebrook, Iva Grace, 1899-1988 1
Godeman, Ardis Kuhnen, 1929-2017 1
Hesler, Alexander, 1823-1895 1
Hestoft, Ralf-Finn 1
Horning, Sibyl, 1884-1977 1
Howell, James Maurice, 1913-1994 1
Kahan, Susan, 1946- 1
Kay, Livonia Ruth, 1867-1949 1
Krause, Alvina, -1981 1
Luker, Paul Jacob, 1889-1970 1
Miller, Joseph Willard, 1906-1979 1
Minsk, L. David, 1924-2017 1
Nash, Josie C., 1864-1949 1
National High School Institute--Students 1
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Center for Nursing 1
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps 1
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Task Force on the Undergraduate Experience 1
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Paddock, Helen Abigail, 1892-1965 1
Paterson, Eva 1
Pi Kappa Alpha. Gamma Rho Chapter (Northwestern University) 1
Pingree, Melvin A., 1845-1865 or 1866 1
Putnam, Karl F. (Karl Fredric), 1879-1960 1
Rachwalski, Michael M. (Michael Matthew), 1901-1987 1
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