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African American Institute records

Identifier: 033

The African-American Institute (AAI) plays a notable role in the fostering of educational ties between the United States and countries in Africa; the Institute is a major source of funding for African students wishing to study in the United States, and a voice for Africa in the United States. The African American Institute records document the Institute's work in international aid and education.

Dates: 1982 - 1985

Records of the Air Law Institute

Identifier: 17/22

This series is comprised of administrative records of the Air Law Institute, and covers roughly the first half of the Institute's existence. The series as a whole is made up almost exclusively of correspondence, most of which issued from or was addressed to the office of Fred Fagg.

Dates: 1929-1935

Alumni Biographical Files School of Law

Identifier: 51/5
Dates: 1860-1926

America First Movement Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS10
Abstract This collection contains materials from three sources: the America First Committee, other American groups with similar goals, and German propaganda in the 1930s. Materials include pamphlets, small monographs, serials, correspondence, flyers, posters, political ephemera, and photographs. These items are a sample of the kinds of material generated before U.S. entry into World War II. Taken individually, the items in this collection provide only a fragmentary record of the times; considered as...
Dates: 1930-1941

American Association of University Professors, Administrative Files of the Northwestern University Chapter

Identifier: 4/6/1

The files of the Northwestern chapter consist of eight boxes of material which span approximately forty years, beginning in 1916 and ending in 1960. These materials reflect the problems, questions and activities of the NU chapter; they outline the organization, operation and management of one segment of the AAUP in its attempt to address the problems of the educational profession at the chapter, regional and national levels.

Dates: 1916-1960

Records of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology

Identifier: 55/42

Included in this series is a small and scattered collection of early administrative records of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology. The records date between 1909 and 1934. The types of records found here may be discerned by reviewing the container list below.

Dates: 1909-1934, and undated

Archival Collections - U.S. Civil War Era

Identifier: MS62 MS86

The McCormick Library has several collections that contain correspondence, diaries, and other materials related to the Civil War era. Some materials describe the experiences of soldiers during the war, or who served in the territories; others document the “home front” trials and anxieties, and some provide reflections or analysis after the war.

Dates: 1837-1907

Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection

Identifier: MS110
Abstract In September 1940, Dr. Friedrich Ernst Auhagen was arrested and called to testify before the Dies Commission in October regarding possible subversive Nazi activities. He was released, but kept under Justice Department surveillance until March 1941 when a federal grand jury issued an indictment against him for failing to register as a German agent. The articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence in the Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection were collected between 1939 and 1952 by Henry Pope,...
Dates: 1939-1952

Charles Reeder Baker (1880-1970) Family Papers

Identifier: 55/3
Abstract Charles Reeder Baker graduated from the Northwestern University Dental School in 1903. His career combined private practice (chiefly orthodontics) and positions at Northwestern University; he became Professor of Orthodontics in 1927. The Charles Reeder Baker family papers consist of biographical information on Baker, correspondence between Baker and members of professional societies, corresopndence from his son, Frank M. Baker (chiefly while serving in the Army Medical Corps in the Pacific...
Dates: 1861-1970

George I. Blanksten (1917-2001) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/22/8

The George Blanksten Papers fill two archival boxes and span the years 1952 to 2002, with the bulk of the papers falling between 1960 and 1976. The papers provide an overview of Blanksten's career at Northwestern University and of his contribution as a consultant/Latin America expert to the U.S. government during that time.

Dates: 1952-2002

Baker Brownell (1887-1965) Papers

Identifier: 12/1/3
Abstract Baker Brownell enjoyed a rich and varied career as a soldier, newspaper man, popular teacher and lecturer, prolific writer and minor power, and scholar concerned with the dynamics of both the "small community" and the larger "human community" of which it formed an important component. During his lifetime, much of which was spent as a member of the faculty at Northwestern, Brownell achieved a national reputation based upon both his recognized abilities as a lecturer and teacher and his...
Dates: 1904-1965

Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, Records of the

Identifier: 026
Abstract Dennis Brutus was a South African anti-apartheid activist, poet, and educator. The Dennis Brutus Defense Committee was formed in response to efforts by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service to deport him following the invalidation of his Rhodesian passport. When British Rhodesia became independent Zimbabwe, Brutus' passport was revoked. As a result, Brutus was technically rendered an illegal alien. The United States government began deportation proceedings against Brutus...
Dates: 1963 - 1983; Other: Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983

John Cage correspondence

Identifier: Cage Correspondence
Scope and Contents

The Cage Correspondence collection is comprised of correspondence and ephemera including letters, cards, clippings, catalogs, photographs, negatives, cassette tapes, music scores, and art.  Early materials focus on family correspondence and newspaper clippings and are interspersed with Cage's own notes and manuscripts.  Later correspondence is enhanced through Cage's use of "Note-o-Grams" which provides carbon copies of his sent messages.

Dates: 1901 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990
Found in: Music Library

John Cage correspondence addenda

Identifier: Cage Addenda

This is correspondence that is related to John Cage but was not given to Northwestern by the composer. Letters are between Cage and the person in the folder's title unless otherwise indicated in the container list. Of particular interest are letters from John and Xenia Cage to friends in California that relate their experiences while living in Chicago in the early 1940s.

Dates: 1941-1992
Found in: Music Library

John Cage Ephemera

Identifier: Cage ephemera

The John Cage Ephemera Collection is wide-ranging in scope and includes correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, scores, books, artworks, artifacts, and audio and audiovisual recordings. Most of the collection is not Cage's own work, except for materials advertising his work being performed or exhibited, and some scores, writings, performance materials, and correspondence.

Dates: 1912-2002
Found in: Music Library

John Cage Notations Project collection

Identifier: Cage Notations
Abstract John Cage was already established as an influential American composer and important leader of post-World War II avant-garde music when he began his Notations project in the mid-1960s. In 1965 the Notations project was born. Cage sent letters to hundreds of composers, visual artists, and writers soliciting manuscripts for possible inclusion in a book to benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts. Some sent Cage recent creations while others contributed older works. Cage...
Dates: 1884 - 1978; Other: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1969
Found in: Music Library

John Cage scrapbooks

Identifier: Cage scrapbooks

The John Cage Scrapbooks are comprised of 9 scrapbooks constructed by John Cage's mother, Lucretia Cage, spanning the years 1916-1954. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, programs, ticket stubs, correspondence, and a few photographs. They document Cage's early life, mostly in photographs, and his early to mid career.

Dates: 1916 - 1954
Found in: Music Library

Records of the Center for the Study of U.S.-Japan Relations

Identifier: 8/2/16
Abstract The Records of the Center for the Study of U.S.-Japan Relations at Northwestern University fill three and a half boxes, spanning the years 1976 to 1983. The Records document the establishment of the Center and the directorship of Theodore Welch. The bulk of the records consist of correspondence, financial forms and statements, proposals and plans, flyers, articles, and notes. The records are divided into seven subseries: organizational materials; correspondence; financial materials; events,...
Dates: 1976-1983

Reports of the Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research

Identifier: 8/2/12

The Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research at Northwestern University was founded in September of 1968 with a grant of $700,000 from the Ford Foundation. The bulk of the Center’s research dealt with social policy and its effects on the people, communities, and institutions that utilize it. In September, 1996, the Center’s name was changed to the Institute for Policy Research.

Dates: 1970 - 1995

Chicago Tribune. Frank L. Hughes Papers (1)

Identifier: XI-182

This collection contains the papers of Frank Hughes (1908-1972) during his 29-year tenure at the Chicago Tribune (1942-1971).

Dates: 1943 - 1968

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