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Evanston (Ill.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Maher Ahmad (1950-  ) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/104
Abstract Maher Ahmad (B.A. 71, M.F.A. 74) is a highly successful production designer who has worked in theater, television, and film from Chicago to New York City to Hollywood.  The Maher Ahmad Papers consist of material relating to his early life and general education, but primarily focuses on his work as a designer for the theater.  The bulk of the collection is production design materials including set, lighting, and costume designs.  Ahmad's teaching notes for the numerous theatre-related classes he...
Dates: 1962-1992; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010

Brodfuehrer Family Scrapbook

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Identifier: 31/6/105
Abstract The scrapbook, compiled by NU alumnus Oscar Brodfuehrer (1912) vividly documents student life at Northwestern University, circa 1912-17, and also includes family and travel photographs.
Dates: 1912-1917; Other: Date acquired: 11/05/2012

Records of the Children's Theatre of Evanston

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Identifier: 55/19
Abstract The records of the Children's Theatre of Evanston (Illinois) date from 1925 to 1986, with the bulk of the records falling between 1957 and 1986. The records are concerned with administration, education, fundraising, and production. They document the Theatre's changing relationships with Northwestern University and School District 65; the practice of Winifred Ward's drama education theory at public schools in Evanston; and Theatre performances between 1925 and 1986.
Dates: 1925-1986

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).
Dates: 1948 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 2005

Records of the General Faculty Committee

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Identifier: 4/5/1
Abstract On April 8, 1939 it was recommended that a standing committee be created to represent the several faculties and Senate before the Board. Further, it recommended that the committee be democratically elected from the four upper academic ranks of the faculty, that its first task would be to consider the revised statutes and that it should be called the General Faculty Committee. The General Faculty Committee was then authorized by the Senate "to consider any matters of general university policy on...
Dates: 1939-1977

Glass Plate Negatives

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Identifier: 75/55/1
Abstract The photographs in this collection, 5x7" glass plate negatives, date from the early years of the twentieth century. Most are of the Northwestern University campus and its surrounding area including some photographs of individuals either affiliated with Northwestern or living in Evanston, Illinois.
Dates: 1900-1910

Alexander Hesler Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 75/55/4
Abstract Over 150 photographic prints (mostly 4x6 cabinet size, mounted on cardstock) taken by noted Evanston, Illinois, photographer Alexander Hesler, dating circa 1870-1887 and depicting Northwestern University faculty, students, and buildings. The collection includes 2 copies of the published volume Photographic Views of Picturesque Evanston (1887).
Dates: 1870-1887

Clark Titus Hinman (1819-1854) Papers

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Identifier: 3/1
Abstract Methodist minister Clark Titus Hinman was elected the first President of Northwestern University in 1853, but died before the University opened in 1855. This artificial collection consists of biographical material and correspondence postdating his life; there is also one original sermon.
Dates: 1846-1976

Records of Laughtrack Comedy Group

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Identifier: 55/50
Abstract Laughtrack Comedy Group was an Evanston-based troupe, comprised of Northwestern alumni, that performed from 1979 to 1981. Their records include resumes, photographs, scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, contracts, and financial records.
Dates: 1979-1981; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2014

Eric R. Lund papers

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Identifier: 31/6/171
Abstract American journalist Eric R. Lund was born to Swedish immigrants on November 1, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois. Lund attended Northwestern University 1942-1949 (B.S. in journalism). Lund worked primarily at the Evanston review and Chicago daily news. After the latter paper ceased publication, Lund undertook a number of research and editing projects. The Eric R. Lund papers cover Lund’s ancestry and life, including both his professional...
Dates: 1900 - 2006

Joseph W. Miller (1906-1979) Papers

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Identifier: 52/3
Abstract The Joe Miller Papers are contained in five boxes and span the years 1924-1979. The collection contains biographical information, materials relating to his early life in Ottumwa, Iowa, and two important events in his Northwestern career: the 25th Waa-Mu show in 1956, and Miller's retirement in 1975. Two scrapbooks complete the collection.
Dates: 1924-1979

National High School Music Institute Records

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Identifier: 21/3
Abstract The National High School Music Institute was one of seven divisions of Northwestern University’s National High School Institute. The Records of the National High School Music Institute comprise four boxes of photographs, publications, audio recordings and promotional materials.
Dates: 1958-2009

Records of the Practical Theatre Company

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Identifier: 55/47
Abstract The Practical Theatre Company (PTC) was a Chicago-based theatre company founded by Northwestern University students and active throughout the 1980s. Its productions included new plays, satiric agitprop, rock and roll events, and a series of successful improvisational comedy revues. The PTC, whose motto was “Art is Good”, is notable for the fact that the entire cast of its 1982 improvisational comedy revue, “The Golden 50th Anniversary Jubilee” (Brad Hall, Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Gary...
Dates: 1979 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1979 - 1989; Other: Date acquired: 04/09/2012

Prospectus 1986 Photographs

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Identifier: 75/12/1
Abstract This series consists of copies of photographic prints appearing in the 1986 edition of Prospectus, the yearbook of Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Included are photographs of general subjects pertinent to KGSM and its students, as well as individual photographs of members of the class of 1986.
Dates: 1986

Prospectus Photographs

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Identifier: 75/12/2
Abstract This series contains a selection of photographic prints appearing in the 1988 edition of Prospectus, the yearbook of the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. The bulk of the prints are informal portraits of individual members of Kellogg's class of 1988. A few photographs of student groups and activities are included. The prints are black and white glossies; portraits measure 3.5 by 5 inches, photographs of other subjects range between 3.5 x 5 inches and 5...
Dates: 1988

James S. Roberts Photographs

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Identifier: 75/31/29
Abstract Northwestern University alumnus James (Jim) S. Roberts studied history and took photographs during a tumultuous time on and off the campus. His photos (prints, color slides, and black-and-white negatives) include depictions of anti-war events such as the November 15, 1969 Moratorium march on Washington, D.C. and the May, 1970 strike at Northwestern University, as well as scenes from Cuernavaca, Mexico, and general student activities at Northwestern.
Dates: 1968 - 1972

School of Business Program in Hospital Administration Student Organization Files

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Identifier: 12/2/5
Abstract This series consists of the records of two student organizations whose members were enrolled in the Program in Hospital Administration of Northwestern University's School of Business: the Northwestern chapter of Alpha Delta Mu (the professional fraternity for degree candidates in Hospital Administration; 1947-1961); and the Northwestern University Hospital Club (1946-1958).
Dates: 1946-1961