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Daniel Bonbright Papers

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Identifier: 3/10
Abstract During Daniel Bonbright’s 54-year career at Northwestern University (1856-1902), he taught Latin, served as University Librarian, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and interim President from 1900-1902. He was instrumental in shaping the University’s early curriculum, establishing the Library, and getting University Hall built. This sparse collection of his papers offers an overview of his life and legacy.

Chemical Engineering Department Minutes

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Identifier: 22/2/1/3
Abstract These are the minutes of the Chemical Engineering Departmental meetings, spanning the dates September 1956 through September 1981. They are arranged chronologically by year in folders and chronologically by date within folders. Also included is one folder of minutes of the Departmental Administrative meetings spanning the dates October 1, 1970 through April 28, 1971.

Records of the Committee on Educational Policy (CEP)

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Identifier: 4/5/6
Abstract In 1964, the central administration at Northwestern University established the Committee on Educational Policies (CEP). This committee was composed of nine members appointed by the president from a list of nominees, submitted by the General Faculty Committee. The members of CEP were chosen from a wide array of academic departments. The initial committee was formed to balance the decision-making of the administration and of the faculty in academic and budgetary decisions. In a directive to the...

Records of the Dean of Special Events, Joe W. Miller (1906-1979)

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Identifier: 52/2
Abstract This series is comprised of the General Files maintained by Joe W. Miller, Dean of Special Events, which span the period from 1943 to 1976, although the bulk of the records emanated from the latter part of 1960's and early 1970's. The records are arranged according to three broad categories: General Subject Files, Schools, Departments and Buildings and Student Activities and Organizations.

Records of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Robert H. Strotz

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Identifier: 11/1/3
Abstract These records, comprising eleven boxes, are the administrative records of Robert H. Strotz, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from September 1, 1966 to October 31, 1970. The records do not span the entire term of Strotz's deanship but fall mainly in the years from 1966 through 1968.
The records, which include correspondence and related materials, document a variety of matters involving the administration of the College and the University.

Ralph B. Dennis (1876-1942) Papers

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Identifier: 20/25
Abstract Ralph Brownell Dennis was born September 21, 1876, in Tama, Iowa. He received a diploma from Northwestern’s School of Oratory in 1897 and a Bachelor of Letters degree from the University’s College of Liberal Arts in 1901, and then became a member of the School of Oratory faculty. Dennis became the Associate Director in 1913, Director in 1916, and Dean of the School in 1919, serving until his retirement in 1942. Dennis worked to expand and modernize the School of Oratory (later the School of...

Department of Neurosurgery Administrative Records

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Identifier: 18/2/19
Abstract The Department of Neurosurgery administrative records fill three boxes and span the years 1973-1985. The records files related to Alumni Day, American Board Exams, annual reports, capitation grants, clerkships, clinical statistics, rotations (residents), students, and visiting professors.

Lawrence B. Dumas (1941-2008) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/6/3
Abstract Lawrence Dumas was assistant professor at the Biological Science Department at Northwestern University since 1970, was appointed associate professor in 1975 and full professor in 1980. Dumas also served as chair of the department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology and dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, before he became University Provost. This collection fills 58 boxes and spans the years from 1953 through 2008. It contains biographical materials, teaching,...

Fred Dow Fagg, Jr. (1896-1981) Papers

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Identifier: 5/3
Abstract The Fred Dow Fagg, Jr., Papers are arranged in 58 sections. The first section includes biographical material and the others are based upon the manner in which administrative records were maintained in the Vice-President's office. The largest amounts of material can be found in the sections for Administration, Business Office (many items related to the budgets for 1939-46), College of Liberal Arts, Faculty, Graduate School, Medical School, Navy, Schools of Commerce, Education, and Law, Student...

Franklyn Bliss Snyder (1884-1958) Vice-President and Dean of Faculties Papers

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Identifier: 5/2
Abstract The Franklyn Bliss Snyder Vice-President and Dean of Faculties Papers are arranged in 48 sections dealing primarily with Administration, Board of Trustees, College of Liberal Arts, Faculty, Medical School, School of Commerce, School of Education, and the School of Law. Most of the material consists of routine correspondence and official reports, as well as some unofficial reports to Snyder and memoranda he made of meetings and phone conversations. The series reflects some of the problems and...

Records of the General Faculty Committee

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Identifier: 4/5/1
Abstract On April 8, 1939 it was recommended that a standing committee be created to represent the several faculties and Senate before the Board. Further, it recommended that the committee be democratically elected from the four upper academic ranks of the faculty, that its first task would be to consider the revised statutes and that it should be called the General Faculty Committee. The General Faculty Committee was then authorized by the Senate "to consider any matters of general university policy on...

Harold B. Gotaas (1906-1977) Papers

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Identifier: 22/4/4
Abstract Harold Gotaas came to Northwestern as professor of civil engineering and dean of the Technological Institute; he retired as dean in 1970 but continued to teach until his retirement in 1975.  The papers document Gotaas' academic career through course materials and publications, and include research and consulting files.

Graduate School Records of the Dean, Clarence L. Ver Steeg

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Identifier: 10/2
Abstract The records of the Graduate School Dean fill fifty-six archival boxes and span the years from 1945 to 1986. The bulk of the records covers the tenure of Dean Clarence Ver Steeg, 1976-1987. A select few records predating or subsequent to Ver Steeg's deanship are also included as contiguous with his tasks and agendas.

Abram Winegardner Harris, Sr., (1858-1935) Family Papers

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Identifier: 3/13
Abstract The Abram Harris Family Papers span two generations of the Harris Family. The first, that of Abram, Sr., is represented here by the period from 1897 to 1935 during which Abram reached the peak of his productive career as an administrator in secondary, higher, and religious education. The generation of Abram, Jr., is represented here primarily by the period from 1929 to 1947, from shortly before the last of his three marriages to the end of these papers.

Records of The Interpretation Department 1947-1979

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Identifier: 20/40
Abstract The series is arranged in eight subseries: Correspondence, General files, Doctoral Honors Seminar files, Fine and Performing Arts Sub-Committee files, Theatre and Interpretation Building files, Summer Symposia files, Graduate Recitals files, and Departmental Presentations files.

Joseph Cummings (1817-1890) Papers

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Identifier: 3/8
Abstract Joseph Cummings was President of Northwestern University from 1881-1890. This sparse collection of papers consists of correspondence, biographical information (including genealogy and memorial materials), and two sermons.

Kellogg Graduate School of Management Personnel Records

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Identifier: 12/3/9
Abstract Personnel records for the Kellogg Graduate School of Management include official forms and documents relating to employees between the years 1940-1974. Permission of the Archivist is required to access these records.

Oliver Marcy (1820-1899) Papers

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Identifier: 3/7
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...

Medical School Center For Nursing General Administrative Records

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Identifier: 18/2/17
Abstract The Center for Nursing general administrative records fill eight and one-half bones and span the years 1975-1988. The series is divided into four categories; committee files; budget records; general files: and student files.These records document the everyday administration and workings of The Center for Nursing between 1975-1988.

Joseph W. Miller (1906-1979) Papers

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Identifier: 52/3
Abstract The Joe Miller Papers contain five boxes and span the years 1924-1979. The collection contains biographical information, materials relating to his early life in Ottumwa, Iowa, and two important events in his Northwestern career: the 25th Waa-Mu show in 1956, and Miller's retirement in 1975. Two scrapbooks complete the collection.