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Abstract James joined Northwestern University's faculty in 1897 as a professor of history, where he remained until retirement in 1935. James also served as the first Dean of the Graduate School at NU from 1917 – 1931. In addition to his teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels James engaged in historical investigation and writing, particularly about the revolutionary period and the Midwest. The James Alton James Papers are arranged in six main categories: biographical material; correspondence;...
Abstract The David Joravsky papers fill thirteen boxes and are arranged into six categories: biographical materials; correspondence files; materials relating to Joravsky's service on behalf of Northwestern University; non-Northwestern teaching files; materials pertaining to scholarly organizations; and publications, research, and grant applications files. The bulk of the series, nine boxes, is comprised of materials concerning Joravsky's work on behalf of Northwestern...
Abstract The Richard W. Leopold papers are prodigious in both volume and scope. They document not only the long and productive career of an eminent scholar but also reflect many significant issues and developments in the historical profession and at Northwestern University during the twentieth century. The material spans the period of Leopold's life although the vast bulk date between 1938 and 1980, the years of his teaching career. His papers include correspondence and other materials of...
Abstract The Oliver Marcy Papers comprise biographical materials; correspondence; copies of articles and addresses by Marcy; and materials relating to the Northwestern University Museum of Natural History. Marcy's correspondence concerns a variety of subjects, including his early career as a science teacher at Wilbraham Academy and at Amenia Seminary; his career as a faculty member and his two separate terms as Acting President of Northwestern; Northwestern's faculty and administration, campus life, and...
Abstract The papers of Richard Overton (1907-1988; professor of business history) fill 5 boxes and span the years 1940 to 1990, with the bulk of the papers dating between 1942 and 1955. The materials include biographical information; memberships; conferences; Northwestern University's Business History Department; teaching; research; speeches; photographs; professional invitations; publications; Mississippi Valley Historical Association.Biographical materials (1944-1959) include curricula...
Abstract The George T. Romani Papers comprise 11 boxes of material generated during his career as a college student and teacher, 1935-1977. The papers are divided into five general categories: Biographical Materials, Student Materials: University of California-Berkeley, Correspondence, Academic Files and Writings and Research. The bulk of the collection consists of his Academic Files which span Romani's thirty year career at Northwestern University, 1947-1977. His research focused on European history,...
Abstract Franklin D. Scott joined the faculty at Northwestern University in 1935, where he remained until his retirement in 1969. Scott's research interests included Sweden and Scandinavia. Upon retiring, Scott became the curator of Nordic Collections at the Honnold Library at Pomona College. Scott died in 1994. The Franklin D. Scott Papers, spanning the years from 1923 through 1982, comprise eight boxes and are arranged in six sub-series: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials,...
Abstract Tudor historian Lacey Baldwin Smith taught at Northwestern University from 1955 to 1993. His papers date from 1942 to 2003, with the bulk dating from 1970 to 1990. The papers fill 15 boxes and consist largely of correspondence between Smith and colleagues, students, and business associates. His correspondence with colleagues such as the important English Reformation historians G.R. Elton and A.G. Dickens places Smith at the cusp of the shift to the Revisionist movement in English Reformation...
Abstract Jan Vansina was born in Antwerp, Belgium on September 14, 1929 and received his Ph.D. in history from the University Leuven in 1957. He is a major figure in the study of Africa. He published twenty monographs, over two hundred articles, and was the co-author, editor, compiler, annotator etc. of many other works. His extensive fieldwork and study of oral tradition established the context and methodologies for reconstructing African history through the use of oral tradition. The Jan Vansina...
Abstract Richard Wendorf was a professor of English and of Art History at Northwestern University and served the College of Arts and Sciences as associate dean from 1984-1987. His primary research interests involved the eighteenth century poet William Collins and the relationship between biography and portrait painting. The Richard Wendorf Papers are composed of eight categories: biographical materials, education files, correspondence, teaching files, administrative files, professional organizations...
Abstract The Robert Wiebe Papers consist of biographical, correspondence, financial, University, department, teaching, advising, presentation, publication, and typescript files. Materials dating from approximately 1980 to 2000 form the bulk of the series.Dating from 1949 to 2000, the biographical materials consist of research reports, curriculum vitae, press releases, and obituaries documenting Wiebe's education and career in academia. Spanning from 1974 to 1993, family history includes Wiebe's...
Abstract The papers of Harold F. Williamson, Sr. (a member of the economics faculty at Northwestern University) fill seven boxes, and span the years 1926 to 1987. They illustrate the process of writing business histories, from proposal to publication, and the teaching of economic history over six decades from the 1920's into the 1970's. These materials are divided into seven broad categories: biographical materials, education, correspondence, teaching files, speeches and presentations, associations and...
Abstract Charles N. Zucker was awarded a Ph.D. in history from Northwestern University in August, 1972. The title of his doctoral dissertation was The Free Negro Question: Race Relations in Ante-Bellum Illinois, 1801-1860. Zucker's papers fill four boxes and date largely from the time of his studies at Northwestern. Included are extensive course, lecture, and reading notes, syllabi, bibliographies, examinations, and other curricular materials.
- Subject: History--Study and teaching X
- Northwestern University Archives 31
- Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies 2
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of History 18
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty 17
- Boyce, Gray Cowan, 1899-1981 2
- Brace, Richard M. (Richard Munthe), 1915-1977 2
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Art History 2
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Commerce 2
- Bennett, Howard F. (Howard Franklin), 1911-1974 1
- Breckenridge, James D. (James Douglas), 1926-1982 1
- Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
- Carlson, Leland H. (Leland Henry), 1908-1995 1
- Cox, Isaac Joslin, 1873-1956 1
- Erwin, Paul F., 1919-2010 1
- Grose, Clyde LeClare, 1899-1942 1
- Grose, Clyde LeClare, 1899-1942. Select bibliography of British history, 1660-1760 1
- Harris, Joseph E., 1929- 1
- Herzogenrath, Jessica Ray 1
- Heyck, Thomas William, 1938-2014 1
- Hughes, Jonathan R. T. 1
- James, James Alton, 1864-1962 1
- Japan International Christian University 1
- Joravsky, David 1
- Leopold, Richard William 1
- Marcy family 1
- Marcy, Elizabeth Eunice Smith, 1821-1911 1
- Marcy, Oliver, 1820-1899 1
- McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
- Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies 1
- Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
- North Park College and Theological Seminary--Faculty 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Administration 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Examinations 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Graduate students 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Students 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). African Curriculum Project 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). College of Arts and Sciences 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Economics 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of English 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Natural History 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Graduate School 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Museum of Natural History 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Speech 1
- Overton, Richard C. (Richard Cleghorn), 1907-1988 1
- Panofsky, Erwin, 1892-1968 1
- Romani, George T. (George Thomas), 1917-1977 1
- Scott, Franklin D. (Franklin Daniel), 1901-1994 1
- Smith, Lacey Baldwin, 1922-2013 1
- United States. Naval Reserve--Officers 1
- Vansina, Jan 1
- Wendorf, Richard 1
- Wiebe, Robert H. 1
- Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825 1
- Williamson, Harold F. (Harold Francis), 1901-1989 1
- Winchell, Alexander, 1824-1891 1
- World Council of Churches 1
- Zucker, Charles N. (Charles Noye), 1945- 1 ∧ less