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1949 Rose Bowl Collection

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Identifier: 25/7
Abstract This collection holds an assortment of items pertaining to the 1949 Rose Bowl football game, which Northwestern won over the California Golden Bears. Items include media clippings, expense reports, souvenir programs, train menus, and other materials documenting the game, the participation of the NU Marching Band, the trip to and from Los Angeles, and related celebratory events.

“Professors I'll Never Forget” Collection and 1975 N.U. Professors Exhibit

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Identifier: 32/2
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...

Alumni Biographical Files Student Grade Record Cards

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Identifier: 51/15
Abstract This series is composed of 9“xll” cards which record students' academic history during their stay at Northwestern. Each card records an individual student's name, degree (if attained), year of graduation, home address, parents' name, religous affiliation, birth date, school previously attended, and date of admission to Northwestern.

Records of the "Bursar's Office Takeover", May 1968

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Identifier: 31/6/155
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.

Class Photograph Albums

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Identifier: 75/31/24
Abstract This series incorporates 27 albums of class photographic portraits dating between the years 1874 and 1888. Albums feature portraits of members of a given year's Northwestern University senior class, typically from the College of Liberal Arts, although all members of a class are not necessarily represented in any single volume. Also commonly found in the albums are portraits of Northwestern faculty and administrators, landscapes of Northwestern's Evanston Campus, and photographs of building...

Deering Library Construction Photographs

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Identifier: 75/9/3
Abstract The series consists of four binders of black and white photographs documenting the construction process and the newly finished structure of the Charles Deering Library. With two or three exceptions, all photographs were taken by the Chicago Architectural Photographing Company. Two smaller binders contain 9-1/4 x 7-1/4 photographs dating from July 13, 1931, to May 26, 1932, depicting each stage of the exterior construction process from bare ground to completed, windowless exterior. These...

Exhibit Photographs: History of Fisk Hall and the Medill School of Journalism

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Identifier: 75/16/1
Abstract This series is comprised of thirty-one mounted photographs of various views of Fisk Hall and other subjects associated with the Medill School of Journalism. The photographs formed an exhibit on the history of Fisk Hall and the Medill School of Journalism that was presented by members of the University Archives staff in Fisk hall in 1989. The photographs, filling one standard-size archival box are arranged by format: there are eight 3″x5″ photographs, thirteen 5″x8″ photographs, and thirteen...

Northwestern University Library Photographs

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Identifier: 75/9/2
Scope and Contents These Photographs are filed in room 111B, in Cabinet A.

Placement Center: Educational Credential Files

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Identifier: 30/13
Abstract The series consists of letters of reference for former Northwestern students. The letters are contained in 32 record cartons and are arranged alphabetically by last name.
Most of the letters are related to student teaching experience, although some are related to work in speech therapy clinics. A small number of letters pertain to Ph.D. graduates seeking teaching jobs. The date span of the series is approximately 1946-1993.

South Africa Divestment Controversy at Northwestern University

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Identifier: 31/6/157
Abstract This compilation of clippings, reports, flyers, and other documents relates to the student movements between 1978 and 1986 which, in protest of apartheid in South Africa, called for Northwestern to divest from companies with economic ties to South Africa.

Student Protests and Strikes at Northwestern University

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Identifier: 31/6/89
Abstract The Student Protests and Strikes Collection consists of diverse materials that document political demonstrations and protests organized by students, spanning from August 1965 through October 1979. Each event included in this collection documents a segment of the history of Northwestern students' political activism.

University Library Photograph Negatives

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Identifier: 75/9/1
Abstract This series includes 30 rolls of negatives from photographs taken of the University Library. Most rolls total 36 exposures. The negatives, black and white and shot on Kodak Tri-X Pan film are in 35mm format. The photographs, apparently taken during the early 1970s, are mainly of the interior of the University Library although some shots of Deering Library also are included.

World Wars I and II, Records of

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Identifier: 46/2
Abstract The Records of World Wars I and II fill two archival boxes and span the years 1914 to 2005. The records are divided into WWI and WWII with the majority of the records relating to WWII. Records document both activities during the Wars and commemorative activities postwar and include information about both general programs and specific individuals. World War I: Alumni, faculty & students in military service files span 1914 to 1919. They consist of honor rolls and lists of alumni...