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Northwestern University Settlement Association General Administrative Records

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Identifier: 41/1
Abstract The Northwestern University Settlement Association was founded in 1891 in a poor, primarily immigrant neighborhood on the near northwest side of Chicago to improve conditions and to help its residents through its clubs and classes, social events, camping programs, and relief and emergency services. The Northwestern University Settlement Association General Administration Records document the daily activities of the organization and the personal lives of various individuals who were part of the...

Northwestern University Settlement Association Records Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 41/7
Abstract The Northwestern University Settlement Association was founded in 1891 by a group of administrators and faculty from Northwestern University in order to provide social services, educational programs, referrals, and emergency relief to a poor immigrant neighborhood on Chicago's near northwest side.The scrapbooks in this series, compiled by different groups associated with the Northwestern University Settlement, typically contain newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, and other printed...

Doris Overboe (1934-2012) Papers

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Identifier: 41/12
Abstract The Doris Overboe Papers fill four boxes and one card-file, and document her involvement with the Northwestern University Settlement Association (NUSA) and –the bulk of the materials—her research into the life of Harriet Vittum, long-time Head Resident at the Settlement.

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  • Repository: Northwestern University Archives X
  • Subject: Social settlements--Illinois--Chicago X
  • Names: Vittum, Harriet E. (Harriet Elizabeth), 1872-1953 X

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