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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 Karl Abt graduated in 1948 with a B.S. in Business Administration (concentration in business management/personnel). While at Northwestern, Abt was active in the NU 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 included.
Overview Dwight St. John Bobb was born on July 19, 1876 in Dakota, Illinois, the son of Daniel Bobb, a physician, and his wife Arminda St. John. The Dwight St. John Bobb and Family Collection fills four boxes and contains material spanning the years 1865 to 2012. The collection is divided into two subsections, Biographical Materials and Photographs and Correspondence.
Abstract This compilation of clippings, reports, correspondence, and other documents relating to the May, 1968, Black Student Sit-in at Northwestern University provides an overview of the issues, events, and results of the strike.
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...
Abstract This collection consists of dance cards from events spanning the years 1903 - 1935. The majority of dance sponsors were fraternities and sororities. However, there are also dance cards from Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Prom in addition.
Overview The Northwestern University Dance Marathon, commonly known as NUDM, is a philanthropic dance marathon held annually during March in Evanston, Illinois on the campus of Northwestern University. The records of Dance Marathon fill 3 boxes and span the years 1977-2011.
Abstract Mrs. Claudine V. Mason was appointed Counselor of Women 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 are categorized accordingly: desk calendars, correspondence, housing, organizations, orientation, public relations, scholastic matters, and speech manuscripts. These are preceded by a folder of materials related to the history of the position, and succeeded by three...
Abstract The Florence Dickhaut papers are arranged in one half-size box, span 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.
Abstract The English Department's records of undergraduate majors fill four boxes and span the years 1981-1989. Some or all of the following items are included in each file: transcripts, grade reports, graduation petitions, correspondence, and lists of unfulfilled major requirements.
Abstract Papers document the career of William Froehlig, known to a generation of Northwestern students as "The Sandwich Man," who paid for college by selling snacks to students and then continued the business until his retirement.
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.
Abstract The materials in the Iva Grace Howard Glazebrook scrapbook date between 1917 and 1920 and document her social life at Northwestern University. Images in the scrapbook include postcards, candid photographs, and figures cut out from photographic prints. They focus mostly on Howard's social environment as well as the scenery on campus.
Scope and Contents Of principal interest in the Ardis Kuhnen Godeman papers is a binder of what appears to be art class drawing and design exercises along with rapidly-executed sketches, likely a form of record of Northwestern University’s art curriculum of the late-1940s and early-1950s.Providing more detail on Godeman’s interests and activities are a 1947 issue of The Evanstonian, student newspaper of Evanston Township High School; programs from Sextant Naval Honorary Fraternity’s 1950 Navy Ball;...
Overview Thirty-five black-and-white photographs (mostly studio portraits) depict friends and fellow-students of Northwestern alumna Sibyl Horning Long (Liberal Arts 1907). This small collection enhances the Archives’ holdings of photo albums, scrapbooks, and other documents of student life.
Abstract The scrapbook, which measures approximately 11" by 17", contains mementos from Howell's years at Northwestern and the years immediately following his graduation.
Abstract This series comprises a set of individual photographs of senior and graduating members of the class of 1976. The photographs appeared in the 1976 edition of the Northwestern Syllabus (Volume 92). Included in the series are photographs of candidates both for bachelors degrees and Evening Division degrees. The photographs are wallet-size, black and white portraits. They are mounted in composite fashion on several oversized cardboard layout sheets. Each layout sheet is...
Abstract This series comprises a set of individual photographs of senior and graduating members of the class of 1978. The photographs appeared in the 1978 edition of the Northwestern Syllabus (Volume 94). Included in this series are photographs of candidates both for bachelors degrees and Evening Division degrees. The photographs are wallet-size and are mounted in composite fashion on several oversized layout sheets. Each layout sheet is identified by a number corresponding to a page...
Abstract This series comprises a set of individual photographs of senior members of the class of 1981. The photographs appeared in the 1981 edition of the Northwestern Syllabus (Volume 97). The photographs are wallet-size, black and white portraits. They are mounted in composite fashion on several oversized cardboard layout sheets. Each layout sheet is identified with a number corresponding to a page number of the Syllabus. The sheets are arranged sequentially by...
Abstract The materials in the Paul Jacob Luker scrapbook date between 1909 and 1916 and document his social and academic life at Northwestern University and the University of Michigan. Included are many newspaper clippings, photographs, dance cards, printed materials, and other memorabilia.
- Names: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Students X
- Women college students--Illinois--Evanston 7
- College students--Illinois--Evanston 6
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Social life and customs 6
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Photographs 3
- Women college students--Illinois--Evanston--Social life and customs 3
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Societies and clubs 2
- Student movements--Illinois--Evanston 2
- Acting--Study and teaching (Higher)--Illinois--Evanston 1
- African American college students--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Civil rights demonstrations--Illinois--Evanston 1
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Attitudes 1
- College students--Illinois--Evanston--Social conditions 1
- College teachers--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Dance cards 1
- Dance marathons--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Deans (Education)--Illinois--Chicago 1
- Evanston (Ill.)--Social life and customs 1
- Food trucks--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Greek letter societies--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Intelligence officers--United States 1
- Part-time employment--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Protest movements--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Student activities--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Student strikes--Illinois--Evanston 1
- United States--Armed Forces--Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 1
- Women deans (Education)--Illinois--Evanston 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1 ∧ less