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Records of The Kirk Oratory Contest

 Collection
Identifier: 20/54
Abstract The Kirk Oratory Contest was established at Northwestern University in 1878 with a $100 award for 1st prize donated by Mrs. James S. Kirk, whose husband was a trustee of the University from 1878 until his death in 1886. The records of the Kirk Oratory Contest cover the years 1949-1970; records for the years 1953 and 1965 are missing. Each folder includes, when available: 1) lists of speakers; 2) judges' ballots; 3) judges' summaries, comments and evaluations, often detailed; 4) speeches...
Dates: 1949-1970

Robert R. McCormick. Bound collections of speeches

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Identifier: I-130
Abstract

Col. Robert R. McCormick delivered a weekly radio address over WGN, and spoke frequently on other occasions. This series consists of collections of printed versions of his addresses (including some typescripts) that have been bound into volumes. His talks cover a wide range of topics, but primarily involve his views on the United States, relations with other countries (including World War II), the Army, and the newspaper business.

Dates: 1924 - 1944

Robert R. McCormick. Recordings of speeches; recordings of operas and operettas

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Identifier: I-55
Abstract This series was formed around recordings of the speeches of Col. Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955), editor and publisher of the Chicago tribune. (The series contains both the original transcription discs, and later copies on magnetic tape.) These speeches are primarly those given during a weekly musical broadcast, but include a few speeches delivered on other occasions. The topics covered by McCormick in his speeches include American history, politics and...
Dates: 1938 - 1957

Robert H. Strotz Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: 3/18/2
Abstract

The Robert H. Strotz Speeches comprise five and one half boxes and span the years 1971 through 1984. The files contain photocopies or, in some cases, ribbon copies of speeches or outlines of speeches given by Robert H. Strotz in his capacity as President of Northwestern University (1970-84).

Dates: 1971-1984