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Alpha Epsilon Phi (Omicron Chapter) Records

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/12
Abstract The Omicron (Northwestern University) chapter of Alpha Epsilon Phi opened on April 2, 1921, the first Midwest outpost of the sorority. This collection consists of three and one-half boxes and five oversized scrapbooks containing mainly photographs, but also including clippings, ephemera, and some correspondence pertaining to the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority. These materials span the years from 1929 to 1968 but are scattered and mainly represent the chapter's membership, house activities, and...
Dates: 1929-1968

Elisabeth Blossom Boyd Diary

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/47
Abstract

Elisabeth and her sister, Litta (Zolitta), of Green Bay, Wisconsin, attended Northwestern University for one year. The diary is a 7-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ notebook containing one hundred lined pages. The diary starts with Elisabeth and Litta's departure for Chicago on September 17, 1903 and ends on April 26, 1904; the last entry is followed by the notation “Continued in Volume II.”

Dates: 1903-1904

Sara Frances Bragdon (1886-1957) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/22
Abstract Sara Frances Bragdon graduated from Northwestern University, Phi Beta Kappa, with a bachelor of arts degree in 1908. Bragdon's chief academic interests centered on classical, French, and English Literature. Her papers are contained in one half-size box and date between 1898 and 1964. Included are biographical materials relating largely to Bragdon's study at Northwestern University and an elocution journal, 1898-1912, consisting of both handwritten and typescript copies of poetry and prose...
Dates: 1898-1964

Virginia Buettner (1917-2004) Collection

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Identifier: 31/6/185
Abstract

The collection consists materials reflecting Virginia Buettner’s social activities while a student at Northwestern University (1937-1942): pages from a scrapbook, and loose artifacts.

Dates: 1935 - 1939

Chicago Commission on Women's Affairs

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Identifier: MS126
Abstract

The Chicago, Illinois City Council established the Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Women’s Affairs in 1984. This archive includes materials from the Chicago Commission on Women’s Affairs, including the Commission’s mission, procedures, minutes, first year accomplishments, and report to the Mayor for 1984.

Dates: 1984-1985

Lenora E. Clark Diary, Northwestern University Settlement Records

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Identifier: 41/10
Abstract Clark's diary is a four-by-six, bound book. The printed title page describes it as “Ward's ‘Line a Day’ Book, A comparative record for five years” (copyright 1892). The ‘comparative’ format is unusual: each page is printed with a month and date, and is divided horizontally into five sections; the diarist fills in the events of each date five years in a row, resulting in a unique retrospective view. In order to fit so many entries on each small page, each entry is allotted only four short...
Dates: 1906-1910

Elizabeth Clarke Collection

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Identifier: MS127
Abstract Elizabeth Clarke, a resident of Lake Forest, Illinois, served on the Illinois Commission on the Status of Women (1980-1986) and its successor, the Citizens Council on Women (1986-1998). Both councils reported to the Illinois General Assembly on issues important to women, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, employment discrimination, health and welfare. Reports and recommendations included information on legislative proposals dealing with Illinois agencies and associations that...
Dates: 1980-1998

Edith W. Cooke (1888-1975) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/81
Abstract The Edith W. Cooke scrapbook spans the years 1907 through 1913 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1910 through 1911. It offers a glimpse into the social life of a young woman on campus during those years, and especially highlights the activities of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. The materials include invitations, dance cards, party favors and name tags from many social events on campus, including those held by the sorority. The scrapbook also contains several pages of calling...
Dates: 1907-1913

Marjorie May Cowan (1911-2012) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/20
Abstract

Marjorie May Cowan obtained a B.S. degree in Liberal Arts from Northwestern University in 1933. A member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, she was active in campus activities and social affairs. Her papers are contained in one half-size box and date from 1929-1934, 1949, and 1984. The bulk of the papers consists of Cowan's diaries. During the years 1932 through 1934 she kept detailed accounts of her social and academic activities and interests.

Dates: 1929-1933

Blanche Grigson Croxton (1883-1969) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/39
Abstract

Schoolteacher Blanche Grigson Croxton attended Northwestern University from 1902 through 1906. The Blanche Grigson Croxton Papers comprise one half-size box containing one scrapbook. The scrapbook consists of thirty - six “boards,” mounted on both sides of which is Mrs. Croxton's history of her class, the class of 1906.

Dates: 1902-1906

Arlene Kaplan Daniels (1930-) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/25/2
Abstract Arlene Kaplan Daniels, sociology professor, was born on December 10th 1930 in New York, New York, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Rathstein) Daniels. As a child, she moved to California where her parents retained their professions as shopkeepers. Daniels attended the University of California at Berkeley, where she took a B.A. degree with honors in English (1952), an M.A. in Sociology (1954) and a Ph.D. in Sociology (1960). On June 9th, 1956, she married Richard Rene Daniels, an area...
Dates: 1960-1994

Records of the Dean of Women, Claudine V. Mason

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Identifier: 30/9
Abstract Mrs. Claudine V. Mason was appointed Counselor of Women at Northwestern University in 1948. In 1952 the titles of counselor to women and counselor to men were changed to dean, as they have remained since. The records of the Dean of Women, Claudine V. Mason, consist of desk calendars, correspondence, housing, organizations, orientation, public relations, scholastic matters, and speech manuscripts. These materials are accompaniefd by a folder of materials related to the history of the...
Dates: 1946-1961

Florence (Smith) Dickhaut (1887-1972) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/21
Abstract

The Florence Dickhaut papers are arranged in one half-size box; they the years between 1905 to 1951, but date primarily from 1905 through 1912. Included are a small amount of general biographical materials; a folder of some of Dickhaut's prose and poetry; two scrapbooks documenting her activities and interests while at Northwestern; and four folders of memorabilia such as invitations; tickets; programs from dances, theatrical events, and debates; and other related materials.

Dates: 1905-1951

Genieve L. Doering (1904-1979) Student Handbook

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Identifier: 31/6/101
Abstract The Genieve L. Doering Student Handbook provides a unique and very personal view of student life at Northwestern in the early 20th century. Each year, Northwestern University students received a Student Handbook—a small (3 x 5) cloth-bound book, published by the campus University Christian Associations. The Handbooks comprised an introductory message from President Walter Dill Scott, information regarding Northwestern's campus, history, and organizations, as well as a substantial quantity of...
Dates: 1925-1926

Edith Capper Eustice (1877-1953) Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/204
Abstract

Edith Capper Eustice (1877-1953) was a member of the Northwestern class of 1903, attending under the name Edith Capper. The collection consists of a facsimile copy of Eustice’s scrapbook, dating from the period circa 1903-1910.

Dates: circa 1903-1910

Leila M. Foster (1929-) Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 31/6/82
Abstract

The scrapbooks of Leila Foster (Bachelor of Business, 1950; J.D., 1953; Master of Divinity, 1964; Ph.D., 1966; all from Northwestern University) illuminate the life of an undergraduate university student in the years following World War II. Ephemera and form letters are interspersed with personal correspondence and other personal documents.The series consists of three scrapbooks, from Foster's first three academic years at Northwestern: 1946/1947, 1947/1948 and 1948/1949.

Dates: 1946-1949

Alice King Garrison (1906-2002) Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 31/6/56
Abstract

The materials in the Alice King Garrison scrapbook date between 1924 and 1929 and document her social and academic life at Northwestern University. Included are many newspaper clippings, photographs, dance cards, printed materials, and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1924-1928

Barry Gilbert and Mary Ramage Peterson Gilbert Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/40
Abstract Lawyer, law professor and poet Barry Gilbert obtained an A.B. degree (1898) and an LL.B. (1901) from Northwestern University. Reader and actress Mary Ramage Peterson graduated from the Cumnock School of Oratory at Northwestern University in 1897, and received a post-graduate degree in 1898 (Speech). They were married in 1901. Their papers are contained in one half-size archival box containing four folders. They consist of three bound volumes (two typewritten and one handwritten), containing...
Dates: 1901-1957

Daisy M. Girton (1880-1963) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/17
Abstract

The Daisy M. Girton Papers include one folder of biographical materials and Girton's diaries for the years 1901 through 1905. The diaries, constituting the bulk of the series, were written for the most part during Daisy's tenure at Northwestern.

Dates: 1901-1963

Ardis Kuhnen Godeman (1929-2017) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/170
Abstract

Ardis Nadine Kuhnen graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science degree (majoring in art) in 1951. Her papers contain art coursework, and information about student life in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The papers include some material related to her father, Arthur Nicholas Kuhnen.

Dates: 1947-1951, n.d.

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Illinois. Commission on the Status of Women 1
Illinois. General Assembly. Citizens Assembly. Citizens Council on Women 1
Kahan, Susan, 1946- 1
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Lydians (Organization) 1
Mason, Claudine V., 1899-1993 1
Mortar Board (Society). Northwestern University Chapter 1
Nash, Josie C., 1864-1949 1
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Panhellenic Association 1
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Women's Center 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Women's Self-Government Association 1
Northwestern University Black-Wimmin in Action 1
Northwestern University Settlement (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Paddock, Helen Abigail, 1892-1965 1
Paterson, Eva 1
Price, Nancy Ellen Rennick 1
Rachwalski, Michael M. (Michael Matthew), 1901-1987 1
Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-1952 1
Rostker, Patricia Murphey, 1921-2011 1
Sternfeld, Edith A. (Edith Alice), 1898-1990 1
Stilwell, Catherine A., 1915-2009 1
Stilwell, Kenneth R., 1912-2003 1
Strachan Scriver, Mary, 1939- 1
Study Club (Hyde Park (Chicago, Ill.)) 1
Teeple, A. V. 1
United Nations Radio 1
University Circle (Northwestern University) 1
University Guild (Northwestern University) 1
Van Zelst, Louann 1
Walkup, Carrie M. 1
Whitney, Myrtle Viola 1
Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 1
Woman's Club of Evanston (Evanston, Ill.) 1
Woman's College of Northwestern University--Students 1
Women's Franchise League 1
Young Women's Christian Association (Northwestern University Chapter) 1
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