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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,...

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.

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).

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...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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.

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...

Alexander Hesler Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 75/55/4
Abstract Over 150 photographic prints (mostly 4x6 cabinet size, mounted on cardstock) taken by noted Evanston, Illinois, photographer Alexander Hesler, dating circa 1870-1887 and depicting Northwestern University faculty, students, and buildings. The collection includes 2 copies of the published volume Photographic Views of Picturesque Evanston (1887).

Ralf-Finn Hestoft (Photographer) Photographs of Students, Faculty, Staff, Campus Events, and Scenes on and Off Campus

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Identifier: 75/31/9
Abstract This series consists of ninety-eight contact sheets printed from thousands of Ralf-Finn Hestoft's 35mm black-and-white negatives of photographs taken during 1979 and 1980 for the Daily Northwestern and the Northwestern University Syllabus yearbook. The photographs show students (informal photographs and portraits); faculty, staff, and administrators; campus scenes and events, athletics and speakers; and off-campus scenes.

Class of 1987 Individual Freshman Photographs

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Identifier: 75/32/7
Abstract This series of three boxes consists of photographs of most of the freshman class of 1987. These photographs, typically wallet-sized, were collected for and appeared in the booklet Northwestern University Alumni Association Welcomes the Class of 1987, published for the entering freshmen. Each print is identified on the reverse by the student's name and social security number and is attached to a sheet bearing the same information.

Class of 1979 Individual Senior Photographs

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Identifier: 75/31/5
Abstract This series comprises six and one-half boxes of photographs of individual senior and graduating members of the class of 1979. The photographs are mainly three and one-half inch-by-five inch color portraits. Photographs of each member of the class, often including multiple copies of portraits as well as negatives, are contained within envelopes identified by students' names. The envelopes are arranged within boxes alphabetically by surname. Portraits from this series appeared in the 1979...

Livonia Ruth Kay (1867-1949) Class Album

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Identifier: 75/31/25
Abstract Before printed yearbooks with photographs of students became widespread, college students exchanged individual photographs taken at local photography studios and reproduced in quantity. The photographs—usually the 4-1/2″ × 6-1/4″ size called cabinet photographs—were mounted on card stock printed with the photographer's name and address. Students filled albums (with spaces designed to fit the standard cabinet size photos) with card photographs of their friends, including photos of faculty and...

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Photographs

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Identifier: 75/5/1
Abstract The series is comprised of photographic prints and negatives relating to the activities, officers, staff, and command of Northwestern University's Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps. Most of the photographs are snapshots of award and commissioning ceremonies, inspections, and training exercises although individual and group portraits of NROTC midshipmen are included as well. The bulk of the photographs are black and white. Prints are arranged in folders according to topical headings and date...

Eva Reynolds (1885-1933) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/76
Abstract Eva Reynolds' scrapbook is creatively crafted. Rather than filling the blank pages of a commercially produced scrapbook, she used a book of printed photographs entitled An Art Souvenir: Northwestern University (published by A. L. Swift & Co., Chicago, 1897) as the base for her scrapbook. Photographs and other items representing her experiences and activities at Northwestern are pasted on to pictures printed in the book. Many pages and photographs are titled...

Syllabus Photographs (vols. 115-117)

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Identifier: 75/31/22
Abstract This collection consists of some of the images used in three volumes of the Northwestern Syllabus yearbook. Most of these images were used in the 1999 (vol. 115) and 2000 (vol. 116) yearbooks; one folder contains five images used in the 2001 yearbook (vol. 117). The majority are 8"x10" black and white prints; a few are smaller prints or in color. Most of the photographs depict events, activities (including theatrical productions), and organizations...

Syllabus Photographs, Volume 100, Centennial Issue (1984)

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Identifier: 75/31/11
Abstract This series consists of individual copies of photographs that appeared in the 1984 Centennial issue of the Northwestern University annual, the Syllabus (Volume 100). The series contains both the general subject photographs which appeared in volume 100 and the class of 1984 portraits. The special Centennial issue of the Syllabus included a pictorial history of the university, reproducing photographs from the University Archives....

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