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Guide to the 12th General Hospital Collection

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Identifier: ghsl-3
Abstract The 12th General Hospital Collection is comprised of the papers of Michael L. Mason and James A. Conner, who served as part of Northwestern University's 12th General Hospital Unit stationed in North Africa and Italy during World War II.
Dates: 1916 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

Letters of 19th Century French Architects

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Identifier: MS58
Abstract A collection of letters written by French architects of the 19th century.
Dates: 1800-1899

1949 Rose Bowl Collection

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Identifier: 25/7
Abstract This collection holds an assortment of items pertaining to the 1949 Rose Bowl football game, which Northwestern University's Wildcats won over the University of California's Golden Bears. Items include media clippings, expense reports, souvenir programs, train menus, and other materials documenting the game, the participation of the NU Marching Band, the trip to and from Los Angeles, and related celebratory events.
Dates: 1948 - 2009; Other: Majority of material found within 1948 - 1949

1968 Democratic National Convention Collection

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Identifier: MS61
Abstract The McCormick Library’s small collection on the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was donated by Kaye Miller in 1982. Miller, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was creating a documentary with one of his classes during the convention. He collected periodical articles and materials related to the events, focusing on publicity, demonstrations, violence, arrests, reports, and the trials that followed. This collection consists of those topical...
Dates: 1965-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1981

Abdullah Abdurahman (1872-1940) Family Papers

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Identifier: 001
Abstract Papers of the Abdullah Abdurahman Family, active in the South African Coloured population's struggle for political and economic equality.
Dates: 1906-1962

Paul Ableman collection on Green Julia

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Identifier: MS19
Abstract Author and playwright Paul Ableman was born June 13, 1927, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. This collection of typescripts is comprised of the drafts for Green Julia, including the original typescript, three subsequent versions, and the final script.
Dates: approximately 1960s

Richard Abrahams Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/112
Abstract Swimmer Richard Abrahams set more than ten world records and more than twenty American records for Masters swimming. The 1966 Northwestern graduate is a Big Ten Champion, NCAA All-American, and an inductee to the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame.
Dates: 1964-2007; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2012

Isaac Arthur Abt (1867-1955) Papers

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Identifier: 18/3/14/2
Abstract Isaac Arthur Abt, pediatrician and Northwestern University Medical School professor, began his practice in internal medicine but gravitated to pediatrics, with a particular intererst in nutrion, and became one of the earliest specialists in the field. The Isaac Arthur Abt Papers are arranged in six main categories: biographical material; class and teaching notes; publications; addresses; clinics; and material by or related to I. A. Abt's elder son, Arthur Frederick.
Dates: 1881-1966

Karl Abt (1923-2008) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/30
Abstract Karl Abt graduated from Northwestern University in 1948 with a B.S. in Business Administration (concentration in business management/personnel). While at Northwestern, Abt was active in the Northwestern University Band, playing clarinet and bass clarinet, the Christian Youth League, and was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. The Karl Abt Papers, filling four boxes, consists of materials from the courses Abt attended. Course syllabi, class notes, tests, and a few short reading assignments are...
Dates: 1941-1949

Jonathan Addleton Papers

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Identifier: 3/6/180
Abstract The Jonathan Addleton papers are comprised of magazine and journal articles, diaries, books, an oral history and other biographical material, and reports related to Addleton’s personal and professional life. American diplomat and author, Jonathan S. Addleton (1957- ) received a B.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. from Tufts University.
Dates: 1975-2018

Adelphic Literary Society Minute Book

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Identifier: 31/6/9
Abstract The Adelphic Society records are comprised of two volumes of secretary's minutes, one from January 19, 1877 to September 25, 1885, and the other from September 25, 1885 to March 17, 1893. Membership rolls can be found at the end of the first volume and the beginning of the second
Dates: 1877-1893

African American Institute records

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Identifier: 033
Abstract 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

African Curriculum Project Records

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Identifier: 35/11
Dates: 1965-1968

Records of the Africana Francophonic Bibliographer and Reference Librarian, Mette Shayne

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Identifier: 9/4/2
Abstract Mette Shayne was born and raised in Denmark, where she earned a library degree in 1958. She came to the United States in 1958 to study library automation. After returning to Denmark, she met and married David Shyane, an American, and they retuned to the U.S. to live in 1960. Mette Shayne joined the staff of the Northwestern University Library in 1961, working part-time in the circulation department and then the reference department. In 1964 she began working part-time in the Africana Library,...
Dates: 1977-1999

Records of the Africana Library

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Identifier: 9/1/15
Scope and Contents The Records of the Africana Library (41 record cartons) are arranged in alphabetical order. Files span the years from 1944 through 1981.
Dates: 1944-1981

Agentzia Press Archive

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Identifier: MS54
Abstract The "Agentzia" publishing house was founded in 1968 by Jochen Gerz and Jean-François Bory. The Agentzia Press Archive consists of files kept by Gerz. The files contain correspondence, manuscripts (including typescripts, original graphics, photocollages, photographs, exhibition catalogs), some production materials of the Agentzia Press, and monographs and serials associated with Agentzia authors.
Dates: 1962-1972

Maher Ahmad (1950-  ) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/104
Abstract Maher Ahmad (B.A. 71, M.F.A. 74) is a highly successful production designer who has worked in theater, television, and film from Chicago to New York City to Hollywood.  The Maher Ahmad Papers consist of material relating to his early life and general education, but primarily focuses on his work as a designer for the theater.  The bulk of the collection is production design materials including set, lighting, and costume designs.  Ahmad's teaching notes for the numerous theatre-related classes he...
Dates: 1962-1992; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010

Records of the Air Law Institute

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Identifier: 17/22
Abstract 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

Aldridge Collection

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Identifier: MS4
Abstract The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1867) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge (known as Amanda Ira Aldridge, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs and engravings, newspaper clippings, musical manuscripts and scores, personal and legal documents, articles, memorabilia, two portraits and a...
Dates: 1806-2017; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1959

Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities Workshop Papers

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Identifier: 8/2/13
Abstract The Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities Workshop Papers date between 1993 and 2007 and fill three archival boxes. The papers were written by graduate students and professors from Northwestern University and other educational institutions who were fellows or visiting faculty members participating in the ABK Center.
Dates: 1993-2007

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