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Abstract The series consists letters from former Northwestern students answering an ad placed by Professor Harold Williamson of the N.U. History Project in the 1975 Spring issue of the Northwestern Alumni News, describing memories of favorite professors. The response to “Professors I'll Never Forget” was overwhelming, with people writing letters not only about one favorite professor but two, three, and sometimes four or five. Since the response to Professor Williamson's published...
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.
Abstract This series consists of the general files of the Mathematics Department for the period 1913-1955 with the bulk of the records falling between 1936 and 1946. The files are arranged in eleven major subject categories as follows: Correspondence of Departmental Chairman, Sundry Applications and other records pertaining to the availability of jobs, Files pertaining to the departmental Budget, Files of Class “Notes”. These files are primarily administrative in nature and give some insight to the...
Abstract The College of Arts and Sciences faculty and assistants records consist of two sets of index cards, filling four boxes. The first set contains faculty cards only and spans the years 1856-1926. The second set includes two folders of assistants cards as well as faculty cards and dates from 1922 to 1939. The assistantships represented here are usually held by graduate students either in a research or teaching capacity for departments of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Abstract In 1945 Carl Wilbur Condit came to Northwestern University as an Instructor in English. He then went to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh where he served as Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Science until 1947. Then he returned to Northwestern where he remained on the faculty Condit's interests include the history of science and technology, the relation of humanistic values to technology and science and the human basis for modern technology. The Carl W. Condit Papers...
Abstract The Course and Teacher Evaluation Council, an administrative unit under the Office of the Provost, has compiled and published Course Descriptions and Course Evaluations of classes at Northwestern University since academic year 1971/72. The purpose of both the course descriptions and the evaluations is to provide students with details about classes and teachers at Northwestern beyond the information contained in the Course Bulletin. Course evaluations consist of two parts: the tabulated results...
Abstract The Mathematics Department personnel files include correspondence, a few reprints, and brief biographical data on teaching assistants, prospective teaching assistants, and a few faculty members. The bulk of the files span from the mid 1950's to the mid 1960's, although a few date from as early as the 1920's. The amount of material in each person's folder varies widely.
Abstract This series, is comprised of English department faculty personnel records dating from 1934 through 1981. Tenured and non-tenured faculty, visiting professors and part-time instructors are represented. Typically found within folders are: copies of letters of appointment; salary notifications; some teaching and curricular materials; letters of recommendation; placement materials; and correspondence pertaining to leaves of absence, sabbaticals, grants, research, teaching, and related matters.
Abstract Faculty record cards, created by the Office of the Provost, typically contain the following information on individual members of the Northwestern University faculty: name, professorial rank or academic appointment, school to which appointed, birthdate, and academic degrees received with year of receipt. Occasionally, the cards note faculty member's race, gender, nationality, social security number, and date or year of appointment to the faculty. The cards in this series represent individuals...
Overview Arthur J. Freeman, 1930-2016, was a solid-state theorist interested in the electronic and magnetic properties of rare-earth and other transition metals. He was well known among solid-state experimentalists for his work on hyperfine interactions in transition metals.
Abstract Joseph Lambert began joined the chemistry faculty in 1965 at Northwestern University, where he spent the rest of his career. At Northwestern he was director of the Integrated Science Program (1982–1985), chairman of the Chemistry Department (1986–1989), and Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence (1999–2003). Lambert held the position of Clare Hamilton Hall Professor of Chemistry from 1991 until his retirement in 2010. The Joseph Lambert Papers include Biographical Files,...
Abstract The Irving Lee Papers fill one box and span the period 1940-1945. The papers are organized into five categories: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials, speeches, and publications.
Abstract The Laura Lee Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials, speeches, and publications.
Scope and Contents The Louis Norton Dodge papers, filling one half-size box and one expandable binder, consist of a thin file of general biographical items along with a small collection of musical compositions. Those compositions are categorized as student exercise books, teaching material, and musical manuscripts and transcriptions. The papers are reflective, certainly, of Dodge’s life and interests but also of the School of Music’s pedagogy during the years of his association with Northwestern.
Abstract The Records of Raymond W. Mack consist of twelve and a half boxes, spanning the years 1958 to 1986. The records include documents from Mack's years as Vice President and Dean of Faculties and as Provost, with the majority of records relating to the Provost's office. Although Mack became Vice President and Dean of Faculties in 1971, a small number of documents with earlier dates are also included in this series. Some of these are from the office of Payson Wild, who served as Provost before Mack,...
Abstract James McLeod served as Northwestern University chaplain (1946-52) , professor of history and literature of religions (1946-71), and Dean of Students (1952-67). The Papers include biographical materials, general correspondence, and sermons and addresses.
Overview The Leon (1924-2013) and Rae (1935-2013) Moses Collection comprises 5 boxes and features teaching and research materials, correspondence, and writings. Leon Moses, was a professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University and served as faculty member in the Transportation Center. Rae Moses was a faculty member in the Linguistics Department at Northwestern University, and held the positions of Director of the Women's Studies Program and Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences.
Abstract These records comprise seven archival boxes and consist of files relating to patents applied for through Northwestern University. Most of the patents are for inventions, procedures, or substances created by Northwestern University faculty.
Abstract Organizing efforts leading to the founding of the Organization of Women Faculty began on the campus of Northwestern in 1969 with an ad-hoc committee of faculty and graduate women who studied the status of women at Northwestern University. The OWF was eventually established in February 1981 by a unanimous vote of more than thirty Northwestern University women faculty. The Records of the Organization of Women Faculty fill two boxes and span the years 1969-1992, with the bulk of material dating...
Overview Edward Francis Paschke (1939-2004) was an American painter and educator. He lived most of his life in Chicago, Illinois, and was affiliated with a group of artists known as the Chicago Imagists. Paschke’s work is often confrontational and utilizes bright, neon colors and central figurative elements. He borrows imagery from pop culture to create surreal, emotional landscapes that evoke the violent, sinister, and sexually charged undercurrents of the human experience. The Ed Paschke Papers span...
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