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Douglas Cole (1934- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/36
Abstract The Douglas Cole papers fill nine boxes and span the years 1960 to 1997. They contain biographical materials, materials relating to Cole's involvement with Northwestern University, publications and addresses, and teaching files. Materials relating to Cole's Northwestern University involvement include files on the Comparative Literature Committee, the Dean's Advisory Board on Tenure and Promotions, the Drama Program, and the English Department.

Richard Ellmann (1918-1987) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/26
Abstract The sparse collection of miscellaneous papers of Richard Ellmann, an internationally known scholar, author and editor and an authority on James Joyce and W. B. Yeats, is contained in one box. It consists of biographical material obtained from Northwestern University official records, newspaper accounts and clippings, and publishers' publicity from 1951 to 1987. There are programs of many conferences in which he participated together with public lectures given in the U.S. and abroad. His...

English Department Administrative Records

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Identifier: 11/3/11/15
Abstract This series, arranged in nine boxes, spans the years from 1945 through 1982. The series is divided into four subseries: departmental correspondence; budget records; general files; and assistantship, fellowship, and scholarship files. The departmental correspondence dates between 1961 and 1982. The departmental correspondence is largely administrative in nature. The budget records span the period 1962-1970. These records deal almost exclusively with departmental salary and budget planning...

College Of Arts And Sciences English Department General Files

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Identifier: 11/3/11/4
Abstract This series contains The College Of Arts And Sciences, English Department General Files from 1930 - 1964.

English Department Course Materials

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Identifier: 11/3/11/20
Abstract This series, filling five boxes, consists of the English Department course material files, 1964-1985. The materials mostly comprise of exams, reading lists, and syllabi, but they also include materials, relating to freshman seminars, introductory studies, and miscellaneous courses.

English Department Departmental Notices

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Identifier: 11/3/11/14
Abstract This series comprises the departmental notices of the English department. Issued for general departmental circulation, the notices cover a broad range of topics although most pertain to professorial staff meetings, sponsored lectures, and faculty appointments. Most of these notices were issued by the chairman of the English department.

English Department Faculty Personnel Records

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Identifier: 11/3/11/13
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.

English Department Graduate Student Doctoral Examination Records

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Identifier: 11/3/11/23
Abstract This series is comprised of English Department doctoral qualifying examinations from the period 1956-1977. Most of the examinations date between 1974 and 1977 and typically include both examination questions and candidates' written responses. Completing the series is one folder of examination questions from the period 1956-1964.

English Department Graduate Student Records

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Identifier: 11/3/11/3
Abstract This series fills ten and one-half boxes and includes English departmental files on individual graduate students from the period 1930-1965. Candidates for both doctoral and master of arts degrees as well as graduated and non-graduated students are represented in the files. The files are arranged alphabetically according to student surname. Typically found in most files are: applications for admission to graduate study and to degree candidacy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts,...

English Department Graduate Student Records Degree Not Completed

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Identifier: 11/3/11/12
Abstract English department records pertaining to graduate students not completing degrees comprise this series. See access restrictions for this collection.

English Department Graduate Student Records Master of Arts Degree Recipients

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Identifier: 11/3/11/11
Abstract This series, comprising two and one-half boxes which span the years from 1971-1979, includes English departmental files on individual recipients of the Master of Arts degree. The files, arranged alphabetically according to student surname, typically include: applications for admission to graduate study, transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate coursework, correspondence pertaining to degree candidacy and examination scheduling, letters of recommendation, faculty evaluations of...

English Department Undergraduate Majors Records

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Identifier: 11/3/11/19
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.

Lawrence G. Evans (1935- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/33
Abstract The Lawrence Evans Papers fill twenty-two boxes and span the years 1956 to 1999. The papers consist of Evans' notes from Harvard classes, correspondence relating to Northwestern, teaching files, correspondence with and about students, graduate student files, biographical information, committee and professional association records, course files, and publication files. The bulk of the papers document Evans' 40 year teaching career as professor of English at Northwestern University.

Addison Hibbard (1887-1945) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/24
Abstract The Addison Hibbard Papers fill four boxes (including one half-size box) and span the period 1911-1973, although practically all of the material falls within the years 1911-1945. The Papers are comprised of two categories: correspondence and publications. There are also seven folders of biographical materials including two folders relating to Hibbard's graduate work.

Thomas G. Lowenstein (1941- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/22
Abstract The series includes translations of Eskimo poetry and commentary drafts relating to the publication Eskimo Poems from Canada and Greenland (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1973). Originally collected by Knud Rasmussen (1879-1933), the poems in this book were translated by Lowenstein.

Robert D. Mayo (1910-1998) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/32
Abstract The Robert D. Mayo Papers span the years 1920 to 1998. The bulk of the papers consist of Northwestern University-related correspondence, and lecture and research notes. The series is divided into six subseries: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, research notes, papers, and publications. Mayo’s research interests included 17th and 18th century English periodicals, the novel in 18th and 19th century England and 20th century America, Gothic Fiction, 20th century...

Moody E. Prior (1901-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/30
Abstract The Moody E. Prior Papers fill six boxes and span the years 1924 through 1996. The bulk of the material in the series dates between 1946 and 1975. Included are biographical materials and clippings; general and subject correspondence; a number of Prior's speech texts, his Master's thesis, unpublished writings, commentaries, eulogies, notes, awards, and publication reprints. Most of the publications by Prior included in the collection relate to Shakespeare and other British literature, however...

Samuel Schoenbaum (1927-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/25
Abstract The Samuel Schoenbaum Papers include biographical material, article reprints, reviews of his publications in the United States and Great Britain, and newspaper and periodical clippings of his life and writing.

J. Lyndon Shanley (1910-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/28
Abstract The J. Lyndon Shanley Papers are organized in three categories: personal files, appointment calendars, and curricular material for the two classes Shanley taught at Northwestern, English C-05, Elements of Poetry, and English C-32 Chaucer. One folder contains a few items from the Navy V-12 program.

Donald Torchiana (1923-2001) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/31
Abstract The Donald Torchiana Papers fill five boxes and span the period 1958-1992. The papers are divided into six subseries: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, research files, speeches, and publications, including additions. The bulk of the papers consists primarily of undated research notes and drafts of his more significant articles. Torchiana’s research interests were in English, Irish, and American literature with emphases on eighteenth-century English and Irish literature,...