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A collection of Sinhalese olas from Ceylon on medical subjects

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Identifier: ghsl-2
Content Description The collection consists of 25 Sinhalese olas (manuscripts written on palm leaves) from Ceylon on medical subjects, written between 1400 and 1770 ce, by Vederalas (native Ceylon doctors). The collection also includes some miscellaneous palm leaves with writing that are fragments from other non-medical olas.

Slides of Africa from the University of Wisconsin--Madison

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Identifier: 034
Overview Slides of Africa from various sources; these slides document a variety of topics such as agriculture, landscapes, city scenes, villages, architecture, industry, transportation, commerce, and people, from throughout Africa during the 20th century.

Laurence Louis Sloss (1913-1996) Papers

 Collection — Box: Boxes 1-31
Identifier: 11/3/14/14
Abstract The Papers of stratigraphic and petroleum geologist Laurence L. Sloss, who taught at Northwestern University from 1947-1981, consist of correspondence, publications, fieldwork (notes and maps), publications, and photographs.

Stuart G. P. Small (1916-1992) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/9/2
Abstract The Stuart G. P. Small Papers fill eight boxes and span the period 1947-1989. The papers are organized in four main categories: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files and publications.

Jean Summers Smith (1911- ) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/32
Abstract After attending the University of Washington for one year, Jean Summers Smith entered Northwestern University as a sophomore in 1929. A member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, Smith graduated from Northwestern in 1932 with a B.A. degree in English. The Jean Summers Smith papers date between 1929 and 1932 and fill one box. The papers consist of course materials from Smith's studies at Northwestern.

Lacey Baldwin Smith (1922- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/16/26
Abstract Tudor historian Lacey Baldwin Smith taught at Northwestern University from 1955 to 1993. His papers date from 1942 to 2003, with the bulk dating from 1970 to 1990. The papers fill 15 boxes and consist largely of correspondence between Smith and colleagues, students, and business associates. His correspondence with colleagues such as the important English Reformation historians G.R. Elton and A.G. Dickens places Smith at the cusp of the shift to the Revisionist movement in English Reformation...

Franklyn Bliss Snyder (1884-1958) Papers

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Identifier: 3/16/1
Abstract Franklyn Bliss Snyder joined the Northwestern faculty in 1909 as an instructor in English. Snyder took a particular interest in the Scottish poet Robert Burns, publishing in 1932 The Life of Robert Burns and, later, Robert Burns: His Personality, His Reputation and His Art. In 1934, he was promoted to Dean of the Graduate School, taking over the role from James A. James. Among the more important roles Snyder played outside the University were his memberships on the Commission on School Board...

Franklyn Bliss Snyder (1884-1958) Vice-President and Dean of Faculties Papers

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Identifier: 5/2
Abstract The Franklyn Bliss Snyder Vice-President and Dean of Faculties Papers are arranged in 48 sections dealing primarily with Administration, Board of Trustees, College of Liberal Arts, Faculty, Medical School, School of Commerce, School of Education, and the School of Law. Most of the material consists of routine correspondence and official reports, as well as some unofficial reports to Snyder and memoranda he made of meetings and phone conversations. The series reflects some of the problems and...

South Africa Divestment Controversy at Northwestern University

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Identifier: 31/6/157
Abstract This compilation documents student movements at Northwestern University 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. The compliation consists of clippings, reports, flyers, and other documents from a variety of sources.

Leo Sowerby papers

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Identifier: Sowerby
Abstract Chiefly music manuscripts of original compositions by the American composer and church musician Leo Sowerby (1895-1968).
Found in: Music Library

Francis O. Spalding (1929-) Papers

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Identifier: 17/15
Abstract Francis Odiorne Spalding taught law at Northwestern University from 1965 to 1982. The Francis O. Spalding Papers are organized in three main categories: biographical materials, teaching files, and senior projects to which Spalding was advisor. The biographical materials include curricula vitae and clippings spanning 1965-1977. The education files consist of lecture materials, grading sheets, faculty evaluations questionnaires, and exams for courses taught at Northwestern School of Law from...

Spanish Civil War Collection

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Identifier: PS6
Abstract This collection of photographs depicts the history and effects of the Spanish Civil War.

Meno Spann (1903-1991) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/15/4
Abstract Meno Spann was a dynamic and popular teacher of German at Northwestern University from 1943 until his retirement in 1971, returning to teach briefly in 1977. His research interests emphasized the work of late nineteenth and early-twentieth century novelist and short-story writer Franz Kafka. He used puppet shows emulating the performance of Marlowe's Dr. Faustusto aid in teaching and popularizing German and German literature. The Meno Spann Papers are organized into seven...

Hans Spanuth Collection, 1883-1976 [1887-1961]

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Identifier: MS43
Overview Hans August Spanuth (1883-1976) was born in Hamburg and came to America at the age of 6 months when his father, pianist, composer, and music critic August Spanuth, moved the family to New York City when he was offered the job of editor of the New York Staatszietung. Hans attended Columbia University and went on to be a pioneer in moving picture and television production in the United States.

Norman B. Spector (1921-1986) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/12/3
Abstract Norman B. Spector was a professor of French at Northwestern University from 1968-1986. From 1968 to 1978, he served as chair of Northwestern's Department of French and Italian. The Norman B. Spector papers, filling eleven and one-half boxes, span the period 1956-1985 and include biographical materials; general and subject correspondence; materials concerning professional activities; drafts of lectures, published articles and reviews, and materials relating to translations; teaching files; and...

Records of the Speech Communication Association, Interpretation Division

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Identifier: 55/17
Abstract The records of the Interpretation Division of the Speech Communication Association are contained in 6 boxes, spanning the years 1952-1986, with the bulk of the records falling between 1970-1986. The records consist of adminstrative files, convention and conference materials, materials related to the book Performance of Literature in Historical Perspectives (University Press of America, 1983), and the Division's publications.

Robert C. Speed (1933-2003) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/14/13
Abstract Structural geologist and geophysicist Robert C. Speed (1933-2003) taught at Northwestern University from 1966 to 2002. His work focused on tectonics, structural geology, and active continental margins, mostly in Nevada, Barbados, and across the Caribbean. These papers document Speed's research, fieldwork, publications, and teaching life.

Frank A. Spencer (1913-2001) Papers

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Identifier: 24/5
Abstract Frank A. (Francis Auten) Spencer received a bachelor's degree in economics from Northwestern University, and serviced in the U.S. Army Air Transport Command during World War II. He worked as a commercial pilot for American Airlines from 1944 to 1973. He served as a negotiator for the Air Line Pilots Association for fourteen years. Thereafter, he was National Secretary of the same union for eight years. After his retirement, became a consultant for the Allied Pilots Association. Spencer joined...

William Marvin Spencer papers

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Identifier: Spencer
Abstract This collection contains manuscript scores (some photocopied), plot synopses, photographs, and a printed biography of the American industrialist and amateur composer William Marvin Spencer (1892-1984).
Found in: Music Library

Viola Spolin Papers

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Identifier: MS155
Abstract Viola Spolin has been called the "high priestess of improvisational theatre".  Born in Chicago in 1906, Spolin is best known as the creator of theater games, originally created as a series of exercises to aid students in the study of drama.  In 1955, Spolin conducted workshops for the Playwrights Theater Club, and later at the Compass Theater.  In 1960 she began running improvisation workshops for the cast of Second City.  As an outgrowth of her work with Second City, Spolin published...

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