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Abstract The Northwestern University Outing Club was founded by Ellie Reed Lewis in the fall of 1965. The purpose of the club was to encourage students to get involved in a variety of outdoor activities. The NUOC also by encouraged students to gain leadership skills and to become environmental activists. The Records of the Northwestern University Outing Club fill one box and span the years 1965 to 1980. The materials consist of committee records and newsletters and are arranged chronologically.
Abstract Collection consists of the records of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), predominantly of the Northwestern University Chapter of NSBE, spanning two boxes and dating from 1981-1982 and 1992-2008.
Dates: 1981-1982, 1992-2008
Abstract This collection documents Northwestern's annual Trig Cremation ceremonies, which began in the 1870s as students conducted a spring-time ritual centered around the burning of their hated trigonometry textbooks. Over the years the ceremony turned into a student-produced musical. The collection contains clippings, and written histories of the Trig Cremation (1880-1936), as well as programs, handbills, and songbooks from ceremonies (1877-1912).
Abstract The Northwestern University YWCA records document the activities and operation of the organization. The collection fills one archival box, one small and two large drop front boxes and spans the years 1901-1962, with the bulk of the records dating between 1940 and 1950. The records consist of a variety of formats of books and scrapbooks, falling into two categories: Histories and Records, and Scrapbooks. ...
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Societies and clubs 3
- African American college students 1
- African American engineers 1
- College students--Social life and customs 1
- Engineering students 1
- Women college students--Illinois--Evanston--Societies and clubs 1
- Women college students--Religious life 1 ∧ less
- NU Outing Club 1
- National Society of Black Engineers (U.S.) 1
- National Society of Black Engineers (U.S.). Northwestern University Chapter 1
- Trig Committee 1
- Trig Cremation 1