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Raymond Carhart (1912-1975) Papers

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Identifier: 20/13
Abstract Raymond Thomas Carhart was a professor of Audiology and Otolaryngology at Northwestern University. He holds a distinguished position as the founder and chief pioneer in the field of audiology, establishing the first academic program in audiology in the United States. He developed and refined speech audiometry and used it effectively in evaluating the efficiency of hearing aids. The Raymond Carhart Papers are arranged in five main categories: Biographical Material; Correspondence, Committee and...

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...

Lois Elliot (1931-1995) Papers

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Identifier: 20/62
Abstract Elliot joined the Northwestern University School of Speech as Professor of Communicative Disorders in 1976. She directed the Neurobiology Training Program between 1976 and 1984 and headed the Program in Audiology and Hearing Sciences from 1976 to 1995. Elliott also helped design and coordinate the curriculum for the Human Communication Sciences, a premedical, undergraduate program. The Lois Elliot Papers fill two and one-half boxes and consist of biographical material, research files, and files...

Frank Galati (1943-) Papers

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Identifier: 20/68
Abstract The Frank Galati Papers fill 38 boxes and span the years 1948-2006; the bulk of the papers date between 1965 and 2005. The papers consist mostly of scripts and other notes from the plays he wrote, directed or in which he acted. Biographical files include personal information about Galati and his family. They also include resumes (Box 1, Folder 1), drafts of speeches he made (Box 1, Folder 6) and materials from awards he received and workshops he attended (Box 1, Folder 7).

Dorothy Heathcote (1926- ) Collection

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Identifier: 20/73
Abstract The Dorothy Heathcote Collection combines material collected by Anne Thurman and Betty Jane Wagner, and fills nine boxes (of which six contain audio cassettes), spanning the years 1971 to 2005. The collection sheds light on Heathcote's methods and her influence on other drama educators. The bulk of the materials consist of transcripts from Heathcote's sessions and courses, and audio cassettes

Lew Sarett (1888-1954) Papers

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Identifier: 20/9
Abstract Lew R. Sarett was a professor of English and public speaking at the University of Illinois and Northwestern University. The Lew Sarett Papers illuminate Sarett's personality and methods as a successful and popular teacher and poet. The Papers also shed light on a time period in American history when themes of respect for nature and for Native Americans found a receptive audience among poetry lovers and lecture audiences. The Papers are arranged in six general categories: Biographical Materials...

School of Speech Faculty Minutes

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Identifier: 20/19
Abstract The minutes of the meetings of the faculty of the School of Speech document the development of policy and other administrative matters of the School from its inception in 1892 through 1968. Among various matters recorded in the minutes are the adoption of new or revised rules and degree requirements, curricular changes, committee appointments, reports of committees, recommendations for student awards and honors and for promotion and graduation of students, and student petitions.

Tom W. Tillman (1931-2000) Papers

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Identifier: 20/61
Abstract The Tom W. Tillman Papers document Tillman’s career at Northwestern as well as his professional activities in audiology. The papers, filling twelve boxes, span the dates 1949-2000 and include biographical materials, education files, general correspondence, subject correspondence, committee files, teaching files, research files, speeches/addresses/papers, and publications.

Winifred Ward (1884-1975) Papers

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Identifier: 20/8
Abstract Winifred Louise Ward began her studies as an undergraduate student at Northwestern University's Cumnock School of Oratory. After two years of directing plays and declamation contests, and teaching grade school she attended the University of Chicago. She received her Ph.D. in education in 1918. Soon after, Ward was asked to teach at Northwestern University's School of Oratory and that year began as an instructor and assistant professor, a career which was to last until her retirement in 1950....

Paddy Whannel (1922-1980) Papers

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Identifier: 20/23
Abstract Atholl Douglas (Paddy) Whannel was a film scholar. Born in 1922, Whannel came to teach at Northwestern in 1969 and became an associate professor of film in 1972. Whannel died in England in 1980.The Paddy Whannel Papers fill three and one-half boxes and span the years from 1896 to 1980. Comprising the series are: biographical materials, general correspondence, writings, research materials, and course materials.