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Abstract The Ada Campbell Rose Papers fill two boxes and span the years 1922-1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1957 to 1975. The Papers are arranged in four categories: biographical materials, speeches and conferences, editorial work, and writings. The biographical materials, spanning the years 1922-1977, are comprised of general personal data (including her diploma, her will, and obituaries), 1922-1977; property records, 1957-1969; financial records, 1942-1975; materials relating to her...
Abstract The Alumnae of Northwestern University, originally called the Associate Alumnae, was founded in 1916. Its purpose was “to further projects of interest to the women of the University and to promote friendly intercourse between alumnae of all departments.” Through their current programs - continuing education classes, NU Day, and WAA-MU patrons - the Alumnae raise funds to provide a variety of fellowships and grants to the University's students and faculty. This series is arranged in twelve major...
Abstract The Northwestern University Alumni Association began publishing the Alumni News in November 1921. The publication was created with a two-fold purpose: "first, to represent and reflect your (alumni) opinions of all things pertaining to the University plans, policies and existence; and second, to inform you as to what is going on in the University and among your fellow alumni. " Each folder typically contains negatives and contact sheets for photographs that appeared in the Alumni News. Some...
Abstract The scrapbook, compiled by NU alumnus Oscar Brodfuehrer (1912) vividly documents student life at Northwestern University, circa 1912-17, and also includes family and travel photographs.
Abstract Jack Nusan Porter received his doctorate in sociology from Northwestern University in 1971. His dissertation, "Student Protest, University Decision-Making, and the Technocratic Society: The Case of ROTC," was a study of student opposition to Northwestern's Reserve Officer Training Corps from 1968 to 1970. Porter's teaching and research interests included sociology, psychology, and Jewish studies. He was most active in the sociological study of Jewry, of genocide, and of the effects of the Nazi...
Abstract Howard William Kissel (1942-2012), a theatre critic and writer from Wisconsin, wrote for Women’s Wear Daily and a number of other publications. In 1986, he was appointed chief theatre critic for The New York Daily News, a position which he held for nearly 20 years. He also published over a half-dozen books, and wrote plays and musicals for most of his life. Materials in this collection include handwritten notes, drafts of...
Abstract The Claudine Mason Papers are arranged in one and one half-size boxes and include biographical materials, files relating to Mason's formal education, and correspondence. The biographical materials include a few biographical sketches, clippings about Mason's speaking engagements and her appointment to and retirement from Northwestern, and desk calendars recording her family, social, and organizational activities in Evanston in the 1940s. The education files consist primarily of lecture...
Abstract The materials in the Edith Sternfeld scrapbook date between 1917 and 1921 and document Sternfeld's social and academic life at Northwestern University.
Abstract Lloyd Eugene Thaxton (1927-2008) was a popular television host and producer with a career spanning nearly fifty years. His musical variety show, titled The Lloyd Thaxton Show, ran from 1961-1968, and featured many popular musical acts of the era. Thaxton was also executive producer of Fight Back! With David Horowitz, a consumer advocacy show that ran 1976-1992. The collection includes biographical materials, photographs,...
Abstract This series comprising the files of the Young Alumni Council, an organization supported by the Department of Alumni Relations, includes the records of the Council's executive committee and various other committees between 1971 and 1975. The bulk of the records span the years 1973 to 1975.
- Names: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Alumni and alumnae X
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- Jews--United States--Social conditions--Study and teaching 1
- Journalism--United States 1
- Music television--United States 1
- New York Daily News 1
- Sociology--Study and teaching--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Television producers and directors--United States 1
- Television--Production and direction--United States 1
- Theater critics--New York (State)--New York 1
- Women authors, American--20th century 1
- Women college graduates--Societies, etc. 1
- Women college students--Illinois--Evanston--Social life and customs 1
- Women in journalism--United States 1
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