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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,...
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
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
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.
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).
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
Abstract Mrs. Claudine V. Mason was appointed Counselor of Women at Northwestern University in 1948. In 1952 the titles of counselor to women and counselor to men were changed to dean, as they have remained since. The records of the Dean of Women, Claudine V. Mason, consist of desk calendars, correspondence, housing, organizations, orientation, public relations, scholastic matters, and speech manuscripts. These materials are accompaniefd by a folder of materials related to the history of the position,...
Abstract The Florence Dickhaut papers are arranged in one half-size box; they the years between 1905 to 1951, but date primarily from 1905 through 1912. Included are a small amount of general biographical materials; a folder of some of Dickhaut's prose and poetry; two scrapbooks documenting her activities and interests while at Northwestern; and four folders of memorabilia such as invitations; tickets; programs from dances, theatrical events, and debates; and other related materials.
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract The materials in the Alice King Garrison scrapbook date between 1924 and 1929 and document her social and academic life at Northwestern University. Included are many newspaper clippings, photographs, dance cards, printed materials, and other memorabilia.
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract The materials in the Iva Grace Howard Glazebrook scrapbook date between 1917 and 1920 and document her social life at Northwestern University. Images in the scrapbook include postcards, candid photographs, and figures cut out from photographic prints. They focus mostly on Howard's social environment as well as the scenery on campus.
Abstract Ardis Nadine Kuhnen graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science degree (majoring in art) in 1951. Her papers contain art coursework, and information about student life in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The papers include some material related to her father, Arthur Nicholas Kuhnen.
Dates: 1947-1951, n.d.
- College students--Illinois--Evanston 40
- Photographs 33
- Women college students--Illinois--Evanston 8
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Social life and customs 6
- Women college students--Illinois--Evanston--Social life and customs 3
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Societies and clubs 2
- Acting--Study and teaching 1
- African American college students--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Civil rights demonstrations--Illinois--Evanston 1
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Attitudes 1
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Social conditions 1
- Dance cards 1
- Deans (Education) 1
- Evanston (Ill.) 1
- Evanston (Ill.)--Social life and customs 1
- Student activities--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Student movements 1 ∧ less
- Syllabus (Evanston, Ill.) 14
- Northwestern Alumni Association 8
- Students Publishing Company (Northwestern University) 5
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 4
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Students--Yearbooks 4
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty 2
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Class of 1981 2
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). University Archives 2
- Bixby, James L., 1921-2002 1
- Bobb, Dwight S., 1876-1946 1
- Cooke, Edith Whitcomb, 1888-1975 1
- Dickhaut, Florence Lillian Smith, 1887-1972 1
- Garrison, Alice King, 1906-2002 1
- Glazebrook, Iva Grace, 1899-1988 1
- Godeman, Ardis Kuhnen, 1929-2017 1
- Hesler, Alexander, 1823-1895 1
- Hestoft, Ralf-Finn 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
- Mason, Claudine V., 1899-1993 1
- Nash, Josie C., 1864-1949 1
- National High School Institute--Students 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Buildings 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Students--Registers 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Class of 1976 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Class of 1978 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of University Relations 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Task Force on the Undergraduate Experience 1
- Paddock, Helen Abigail, 1892-1965 1
- Putnam, Karl F. (Karl Fredric), 1879-1960 1
- Reynolds, Eva Jane, 1885-1933 1
- Sigma Alpha Epsilon 1
- Strachan Scriver, Mary, 1939- 1
- Whitney, Myrtle Viola 1 ∧ less