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Katherine Flowers (1896-1982) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/87
Abstract The papers of Katherine Flowers reflect a life dedicated to the art of dance, particularly African-American dance. They document Flowers' long career as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The papers lend insight into the popularization of African-American dance in the twentieth century, a process in which Flowers and her contemporary, Katherine Dunham, played a significant role.
Dates: 1934-1981

Leon Forrest (1937-1997) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/1/3
Abstract Leon Richard Forrest served as chairman of Northwestern University's African American Studies department from 1985 to 1994, and also held a professorship in the English department. The Leon Forrest Papers consist of 8 boxes spanning the years 1954 to 1998. The bulk of the papers consist of manuscripts and proofs of his novels.
Dates: 1952-1998

The Fort Jackson 8 Collection

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Identifier: MS201
Abstract Collection consists of the records of the Fort Jackson 8, members of the organization GIs United Against the War in Vietnam who were put in military prison for their antiwar activism, dating circa 1969 January-May.
Dates: 1969

George A. Foster (1859-1922) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/205
Abstract George Alfred Foster (1859-1922) attended Northwestern University Academy and graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor of arts degree in 1881. His papers consist of photographs, a reunion program, and an autograph book which includes signatures of Northwestern University Academy classmates and associates.
Dates: 1877 - 1906

George M. Foster Timetable Collection

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Identifier: TL024
Abstract The George M. Foster Timetable Collection, consisting of 1766 timetables issued between 1929 and 1991, is a companion to the Transportation Library Menu Collection (collection number TL017). It provides contextual depth for that collection, as many of the timetables include Foster's notes as to travel date and time.
Dates: Published timetables issued between 1929 and 1991.

Leila M. Foster (1929-) Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 31/6/82
Abstract The scrapbooks of Leila Foster (Bachelor of Business, 1950; J.D., 1953; Master of Divinity, 1964; Ph.D., 1966; all from Northwestern University) illuminate the life of an undergraduate university student in the years following World War II. Ephemera and form letters are interspersed with personal correspondence and other personal documents.The series consists of three scrapbooks, from Foster's first three academic years at Northwestern: 1946/1947, 1947/1948 and 1948/1949.
Dates: 1946-1949

Randolph Sinks Foster (1820-1903) Papers

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Identifier: 3/3
Abstract Randolph Sinks Foster (1820-1903) was a Methodist minister and served as the third president of Northwestern University, from 1857-1860. The Randolph S. Foster Papers fill one half-size box and span the years 1857-1949. They consist of biographical materials, one letter from Foster, and later correspondence relating to Foster.
Dates: 1857 - 1949

Grigg Fountain (1918-2016) Papers

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Identifier: 19/3/4
Abstract Grigg Fountain joined the faculty of Northwestern University's School of Music as professor of Organ and church music in 1961. The Grigg Fountain papers fill one half-size archival box and date from 1961-1986. The bulk of the Papers consist of correspondence, both personal and professional covering the years 1961-73. Also included are one folder each of biographical materials and Northwestern press releases regarding Fountain's music career.
Dates: 1961-1986

Charles H. Fowler (1837-1908) Papers

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Identifier: 3/6
Abstract Papers of Charles Henry Fowler, president of Northwestern University (1872-1876)
Dates: 1872 - 2009

Edson Brady Fowler (1865-1942) Family Papers

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Identifier: 55/2
Abstract The Edson Brady Fowler Family Papers contain materials from four members of the family over two generations. Edson Brady Fowler (1865-1942; Doctor of Medicine, Northwestern University, 1896), physician and surgeon, and Forrest Stephen Fowler (d.1948), farmer, were the sons of George Fowler and Lucyette Fairbrother Fowler who lived near Buda, Bureau County, Illinois, for many years. A few financial items related to Augusta S. Fowler (d.1945; Mrs. F. S. Fowler), are in the collection. Slightly...
Dates: 1900-1962

Philip Fox (1878 - 1944) Papers

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Identifier: 29/3
Abstract The Philip Fox papers, comprising one box, include correspondence, astronomical notes and calculations, notes and drafts of publications, and lists compiled by Fox of outstanding scientists.The general correspondence covers the years from 1904 to 1941. Of interest are the four letters written in 1909 urging the purchase of the Simon Newcomb Library for the Astronomy Department at Northwestern. The standard equinox correspondence records Fox's interest in 1915 in establishing such a...
Dates: 1904-1941

Tod H. Francis (1959- ) Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 75/31/28
Abstract The Tod H. Francis photograph collection spans the period 1977-1983 and fills 16 boxes. Francis, an alumnus of Northwestern University, took photographs of activities of student life on campus during his years at Northwestern, especially fraternity and sorority activities. The collection contains color photographic negatives, prints, contact sheets, and transparencies.
Dates: 1977-1983; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2007

Stanley Frankel (1918-1999) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/84
Abstract The Stanley Frankel Papers fill seventeen boxes and span the years 1916 to 1999; the bulk of the papers date between 1940 and 1999. The papers consist mostly of correspondence and news clippings pertaining to his political contacts and the companies for which he worked. The correspondence series includes news clippings, campaign materials and speeches pertaining to the politicians for whom Frankel wrote and campaigned. The organizations subseries contains mainly correspondence and clippings...
Dates: 1916-1999

Fraternity and Sorority Accounts Ledger

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Identifier: 7/1/11
Abstract This series consists of one volume of financial accounts of twelve fraternities and sixteen sororities at Northwestern University, for the period 1912 to 1938. Fraternities and sororities, while sanctioned by the University, are none the less autonomous fiscal units. The University donated the land for chapter houses and subsidized construction, but the individual chapters and their national affiliations were financially responsible for the houses. In addition, the University maintained...
Dates: 1912-1938

Frederick Douglass Collection

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Identifier: MS202
Abstract Frederick Douglass (c. 1817-1895) was an abolitionist, orator, and writer. In 1838, Douglass escaped from his Maryland enslaver, and over time became one of the most celebrated abolitionists and social reformers of the 19th century. This collection of 11 original documents and 6 copies contains Frederick Douglass’ bill of sale, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and additional copies of correspondence.
Dates: 1845 - 1900

George M. Fredrickson (1934-2008) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/16/18
Abstract Historian George M. Fredrickson joined the faculty of the History Department at Northwestern University in 1966 and remained until 1984, at which point he left for a position at Stanford University. Fredrickson's research focused on intellectual history and the history of race relations.This series, filling three boxes and spanning the years 1968 to 1982, consists of three types of records relating to Professor Fredrickson's career at Northwestern University: biographical information, materials...
Dates: 1968-1982, 2008

Free Speech Movement of Berkeley, California Collection

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Identifier: MS68
Abstract The Free Speech Movement (FSM) of Berkeley, California was a series of large and student-led protests on the University of California Berkeley campus during late 1964 and early 1965. At issue were the students’ rights to engage in on-campus political activities, and for the University to recognize more general rights to free speech and academic freedom. The collection is arranged in three categories in a total of 40 folders: (1) Serials; (2) Records, Tapes, and Photographs; and (3) Reports,...
Dates: approximately 1964

Arthur J. Freeman Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/21/7
Abstract Arthur J. Freeman (1930-2016) was chair of the Physics Department at Northwestern University, 1967-2014. He 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. This colleciton of his papers fills 100 boxes and span the years from 1953-2012; it contains correspondence, published and unpublished research papers,...
Dates: 1953-2012

Records of "Freezo"

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Identifier: 55/22
Abstract The records of the Freezo restaurant consist of correspondence, invoices, cancelled checks, leases and other legal documents as well as lists of supplies, equipment, and expenses. The correspondence is primarily between Eric L. Kohler and his Lawyers, managers, and agents. The financial records document services, supplies, and other business expenses.
Dates: 1954-1957, nd.

Rudolf Frerichs (1901-1982) Papers

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Identifier: 22/4/12
Abstract Rudolf Frerichs came to Northwestern University in 1947, to work as a research investigator in the Department of Physics. In 1956 he was appointed professor of electrical engineering in the Technological Institute. This small collection of papers includes biographical materials, correspondence, and research files, and spans the period 1947 to 1983; most of the material falls between 1947 and 1965.
Dates: 1947-1983

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