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Richard Abrahams Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/112
Abstract

Swimmer Richard Abrahams set more than ten world records and more than twenty American records for Masters swimming. The 1966 Northwestern graduate is a Big Ten Champion, NCAA All-American, and an inductee to the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame.

Dates: 1964-2007; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2012

Alpha Epsilon Phi (Omicron Chapter) Records

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Identifier: 31/6/12
Abstract The Omicron (Northwestern University) chapter of Alpha Epsilon Phi opened on April 2, 1921, the first Midwest outpost of the sorority. This collection consists of three and one-half boxes and five oversized scrapbooks containing mainly photographs, but also including clippings, ephemera, and some correspondence pertaining to the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority. These materials span the years from 1929 to 1968 but are scattered and mainly represent the chapter's membership, house activities, and...
Dates: 1929-1968

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

Northwestern University Anti-CIA Protest photographs, 1988-1989

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Identifier: 75/31/34
Abstract

This collection includes 49 images from a student-led protest of the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) recruitment on campus on November 14, 1988. Multiple student organizations vehemently opposed the CIA’s presence on campus and started calling for action and/or protests. This collection also includes a small selection of articles from the Daily Northwestern describing the incident.

Dates: 1988-1989

Anti-Vietnam-War Strike Materials

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Identifier: 31/6/88
Abstract

The Anti-Vietnam War Strike Materials Collection comprises a diverse assortment of documents and other materials relating to the University-wide strike that took place over a seven day period in May of 1970. The collection of newspaper clippings, press releases, flyers, and memos records the events of the strike and its aftermath through the summer and fall of 1970.

Dates: May 6 - 12, 1970

Records of the Arts Alliance

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Identifier: 31/6/25
Abstract

The Arts Alliance is Northwestern University's student organization for the performing arts. The records of the Arts Alliance fill two boxes and include materials documenting five of its component organizations: Garden Party Productions, Orgy of the Arts, the Dolphin Show, the Gilbert and Sullivan Guild, and the Northwestern Dance Company. The records span the years from 1967 to 1983, with the bulk clustered between 1976 and 1979.

Dates: 1950-2002

Records of the Associated Student Government

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Identifier: 31/5/1
Abstract

The Records of Northwestern University's Associated Student Government are contained in 31 boxes. The original collection spans the years 1969 to 1998; several additions extend the coverage to 2007. The bulk of the records consist of Senate legislation and minutes, as well as the work of smaller committees. The records are divided into several subseries: Organic Documents, Legislation, Minutes and Agendas, Membership Records, Committees.

Dates: 1960-2008

Frank L. Baker (1909-1985) Scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: 31/6/53
Abstract

The Frank Baker scrapbook in large part features newspaper clippings documenting Baker's athletic career in several secondary schools and at Northwestern University.

Dates: approximately 1924 - 1933

Alfred E. (Alf) Bauman (1920-1979) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/48
Abstract

The series consists of one oversize scrapbook documenting Bauman's career as a collegiate football player at Northwestern University.

Dates: 1939-1941

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 Collection

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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

Black Experience at Northwestern University Oral Histories

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Identifier: 31/6/234
Abstract

Collection contains oral histories pertaining to the Black Experience at Northwestern University, and is divided into three separate projects: The Takeover Documentary Oral History Project, The Northwestern Community Ensemble (NCE) Oral History Project, and The Black (Student) Experiences at Northwestern University Oral History Project.

Dates: 2017 - 2024

Minutes of The Board of Personnel Administration

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 30/5
Abstract

This series consists of two bound volumes containing the minutes of the Board of Personnel Administration from its establishment in 1936 through May 13, 1942.

Dates: 1936-1942

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

Elisabeth Blossom Boyd Diary

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Identifier: 31/6/47
Abstract

Elisabeth and her sister, Litta (Zolitta), of Green Bay, Wisconsin, attended Northwestern University for one year. The diary is a 7-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ notebook containing one hundred lined pages. The diary starts with Elisabeth and Litta's departure for Chicago on September 17, 1903 and ends on April 26, 1904; the last entry is followed by the notation “Continued in Volume II.”

Dates: 1903-1904

Sara Frances Bragdon (1886-1957) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/22
Abstract Sara Frances Bragdon graduated from Northwestern University, Phi Beta Kappa, with a bachelor of arts degree in 1908. Bragdon's chief academic interests centered on classical, French, and English Literature. Her papers are contained in one half-size box and date between 1898 and 1964. Included are biographical materials relating largely to Bragdon's study at Northwestern University and an elocution journal, 1898-1912, consisting of both handwritten and typescript copies of poetry and prose...
Dates: 1898-1964

Willson P. Brumback (1896-1981) Football Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/73
Abstract Willson Brumback's Scrapbook documents Northwestern's triumphal 1916 football season in seventeen pages of newspaper clippings. Seven pages of clippings are devoted to the October 21, 1916, game at Stagg Field, when the Northwestern Purple beat the Chicago Maroons 10-0, NU's first win over Chicago since 1901. The majority of the clippings date between October and November 1916, and include those from the Daily Northwestern, local Chicago newspapers, and the papers local to the away games....
Dates: 1916

Virginia Buettner (1917-2004) Collection

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Identifier: 31/6/185
Abstract

The collection consists materials reflecting Virginia Buettner’s social activities while a student at Northwestern University (1937-1942): pages from a scrapbook, and loose artifacts.

Dates: 1935 - 1939

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

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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). University Archives 4
Rose Bowl (Football game) (1949 : Pasadena, Calif.) 4
Students Publishing Company (Northwestern University) 4
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Student strike, 1970 3
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Northwestern Wildcats (Basketball team) 3
Avery, James Edward, 1949-1999 2
National Football League 2
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Il.). Office of Alumni Relations and Development 2
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Undergraduate Housing Office 2
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Woman's College of Northwestern University 2
Abrahams, Richard (Richard T.) 1
Alpha Epsilon Phi. Omicron Chapter (Northwestern University) 1
Alpha Omicron Pi 1
Arts Alliance (Northwestern University) 1
Baker, Frank Louis, 1909-1985 1
Bauman, Alfred Ernest, 1920-1979 1
Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Alliance (Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)) 1
Bixby, James L., 1921-2002 1
Bobb, Dwight S., 1876-1946 1
Boyd, Elisabeth Blossom 1
Bragdon, Sara Frances, 1886-1957 1
Brumback, Willson Pinkerton, 1896-1981 1
Buettner, Virginia, 1917-2004 1
Buntain, C. M. Clay (Cassius Marcus Clay), 1876-1927 1
Chicago Bears (Football team) 1
Cooke, Edith Whitcomb, 1888-1975 1
Coon, Owen L., 1894-1948 1
Craig, Ronald L. 1
Croxton, Blanche Grigson, 1883-1969 1
Cvercko, Jack, 1941- 1
DeCorrevont, Bill, 1918-1995 1
Dickhaut, Florence Lillian Smith, 1887-1972 1
Doering, Genieve Linda, 1904-1979 1
Doles, Tommy, 1995- 1
Doyle, Sandy M. 1
Eustice, Edith Capper, 1877-1953 1
Evanston College for Ladies 1
Flatley, Paul, 1941- 1
For Members Only 1
Foster, George Alfred, 1859-1922 1
Foster, Leila Merrell 1
Garofalo, Rick, 1953- 1
Garrison, Alice King, 1906-2002 1
Gay and Lesbian Alliance (Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)) 1
Geisler, Marjorie Cowan, 1911-2012 1
Gilbert, Barry, 1876-1961 1
Gilbert, Mary Ramage Peterson, 1876-1954 1
Girton, Daisy Myrtle, 1880-1963 1
Glazebrook, Iva Grace, 1899-1988 1
Godeman, Ardis Kuhnen, 1929-2017 1
Graham, Otto, 1921-2003 1
Grannis, Macha Vance, 1882-1970 1
Grubb, Ethel Robinson, 1890-1975 1
Hawley, Lillian Emeline, 1887-1970 1
Heffley, Florence Emerson, 1889-1977 1
Hermit and Crow 1
Hesler, Alexander, 1823-1895 1
Hestoft, Ralf-Finn 1
Hobart, Elizabeth, 1891-1980 1
Howell, James Maurice, 1913-1994 1
Hurrey, Charles DuBois, 1878-1958 1
Johnson, Jimmy, 1879-1942 1
Johnsos, Luke, 1905-1984 1
Joss, Mayde, 1900-1987 1
Kafer, Howard, 1879-1950 1
Kahan, Susan, 1946- 1
Kay, Livonia Ruth, 1867-1949 1
Kenyon, Edith M., 1888-1976 1
Krause, Alvina, -1981 1
Kuhn, Al, 1934-2017 1
Luker, Paul Jacob, 1889-1970 1
Lydians (Organization) 1
Mack, Raymond W. 1
Mason, Claudine V., 1899-1993 1
McKinney, Billy, 1955- 1
Mee-Ow Show (Northwestern University) 1
Miller, Joseph Willard, 1906-1979 1
Mortar Board (Society). Northwestern University Chapter 1
Myers, Tom (Thomas Welborn), 1943- 1
NU Outing Club 1
Nash, Josie C., 1864-1949 1
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