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Records of the Waa-Mu Show

 Collection — Box 62
Identifier: 52/1
Abstract Northwestern's Waa-Mu Show, the musical revue that helped to launch the careers of dozens of Broadway and Hollywood performers, has been a campus tradition since 1929. The goal of the annual show is to celebrate all aspects of musical theater and highlight the talents of undergraduate student performers. The Records of the Waa-Mu Show are organized chronologically by year and listed under the name of the show for each year. The files typically include correspondence, thank you and...

Wakefield Vellum Documents

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Identifier: AS7
Overview This collection of vellum documents was purchased from William C. Wakefield by Northwestern University in 1959. There are more than 300 documents including indentures, deeds, leases, omnibuses, wills, a few court rolls, conveyances, and other legal documents from the fourteenth century through the early twentieth century. Most of them have small wax seals and a few also have large royal seals, some of which are intact in their original metal canisters. There are also a few photostats of...

Timothy George Walch Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/165
Overview The Papers of archivist and historian Timothy Walch fill eight cartons and document his life, career, and publications, with a focus on his main field of research, American Catholicism.

Carrie M. Walkup Diaries

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Identifier: 31/6/85
Abstract Three volumes of journals kept by Carrie M. Walkup, a student at Northwestern Female College in the 1860s.  The journals provide insight into student life and rules as well as information on being a student during the Civil War, the Copperhead convention, and the Presidential election of 1864.

Walter Bernard Scott (1906-1980) Papers

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Identifier: 20/29
Abstract Teacher, critic, and parodist Walter B. Scott taught Dramatic Literature in Northwestern's School of Speech (now School of Communication) from 1939-1976. His Papers document his life, teaching career, and writings. A highlight of the collection is Scott's engagement with a vibrant group of colleagues.

Donald (1919-1994) and Vera (1922-2014) Ward Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/125
Overview Donald and Vera Ward were married graduates of Northwestern University with influential careers in midcentury Chicago-based radio, television, theatre, and the ministry. Donald’s successful and varied career spanned radio and television, Christian ministry, and higher education. Although her husband left the world of performing arts to become a Congregational pastor in 1959, the stage and screen remained Vera’s life’s work: she appeared in several acclaimed plays and television advertising...

John L. Ward (1945- ) Papers, 1976-2017

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Identifier: 12/1/15
Overview John L. Ward is the Clinical Professor Emeritus of Family Enterprise at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. The John L. Ward papers fill 37 boxes and include some biographical material along with writings about and quoting Ward, his drafts for essays and books, copies of published works, interviews, speeches and presentations, digital material and audiovisual recordings of his work.

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....

Andy Warhol

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Identifier: MS104
Overview John Wilcock compiled reminiscences of Andy Warhol from his friends and published them in The Autobiography and Sex Life of Andy Warhol with photos by Shunk-Kender et al (New York : Other Scenes, Inc., 1971) [ART L709.24 W275Zw].

Willis Weaver Collection

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Identifier: MS 86
Abstract Rev. Willis Weaver was chaplain of the Illinois Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion. He had a scholarly interest in Edwin M. Stanton, President Lincoln’s Secretary of War. This collection of material consists of typescripts of several of his articles on Stanton, as well as the published version of an address on Stanton given before the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, Commandery of Illinois, in Chicago in 1927.

J. Carson Webster (1905-1989) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/4/4
Abstract The J. Carson Webster Papers fill twelve boxes and span the period 1931-1989. The Papers are comprised of six categories: education files, correspondence, teaching files, research files, professional organizations files, and publications. Two folders of biographical materials and three folders of speeches and talks are also included.

Carl Weissner Archive

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Identifier: MS 22
Abstract The Carl Weissner Archive consists of correspondence, tapes of poetry readings, manuscripts and graphic materials by international avantgarde writers of the 1960s, and some monographs and serials related to these authors. Included are works by such authors as William Burroughs, Harold Norse, Ezra Pound, Charles Bukowski, Claude Pélieu, Mary Beach, Dan Georgakas, Donatella Manganotti, and Jan Herman, as well as Carl Weissner himself. Many of these artists were part of the Fluxus movement.

Theodore F. Welch (1933- ) Papers

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Identifier: 9/3/2
Abstract Welch's career in librarianship began when he received a Master of Library Science from UC Berkeley in 1965. He worked as an independent cataloger at the Library of Congress from 1965 to 1967, then moved to Tokyo, Japan to work as a regional librarian for the U.S. Information Service. In 1969 he came back to the U.S. and began working at Northwestern University as Assistant University Librarian for Public Services. Welch held that position until 1975, but in 1973 he took a two-year leave to...

Richard Wendorf (1948- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/21
Abstract Richard Wendorf was a professor of English and of Art History at Northwestern University and served the College of Arts and Sciences as associate dean from 1984-1987. His primary research interests involved the eighteenth century poet William Collins and the relationship between biography and portrait painting. The Richard Wendorf Papers are composed of eight categories: biographical materials, education files, correspondence, teaching files, administrative files, professional organizations...

Mary Ann Weston (1940- ) Papers

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Identifier: 16/18
Abstract Northwestern journalism professor Mary Ann (Damme) Weston earned both her bachelor’s (1962) and master’s (1963) degrees at the Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. The Mary Ann Weston Papers fill four boxes and span the years 1974 to 2004. The papers mainly document the later years of Weston’s career at Northwestern (1980s through 1990s), with the bulk of the materials comprising records of Weston’s work on Medill and University committees, and her teaching files.

LeRoy I. Wetzel (1886-1956) Papers

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Identifier: 55/48
Abstract Choral conductor, organist and composer LeRoy Wetzel was the director of music at the First Methodist Church of Evanston, Illinois and the People’s church of Chicago, among other venues. Papers consist mainly of Wetzel’s original musical compositions and arrangements.

Wilhelm Wexelsen Collection

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Identifier: MS52
Overview Wilhelm Wexelsen collected articles and statements from Norsk Artikkeltjeneste, the Norwegian News Service which operated during World War II. Material in this collection which also includes propaganda, originated between 1943 and 1945.

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.

E.H. Timothy Whitten (1927- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/14/6
Abstract Geologist E.H. Timothy Whitten's research interests included the origin and variability of granite as well as analysis of geological materials.The E.H. Timothy Whitten Papers, comprising two boxes, span the years from 1956 to 1981. The papers, including biographical materials, general correspondence, and course, research projects, and publications files, are scattered and provide only thin documentation of Whitten's personal life and academic career. Whitten's research projects files comprise...

Robert H. Wiebe (1930-2000) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/16/19
Abstract The Robert Wiebe Papers consist of biographical, correspondence, financial, University, department, teaching, advising, presentation, publication, and typescript files. Materials dating from approximately 1980 to 2000 form the bulk of the series.Dating from 1949 to 2000, the biographical materials consist of research reports, curriculum vitae, press releases, and obituaries documenting Wiebe's education and career in academia. Spanning from 1974 to 1993, family history includes Wiebe's...

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