History--Study and teaching
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Gray C. Boyce taught medieval history at Northwestern University from 1946 until his retirement in the spring of 1967. He served as Department Chair, 1948-1966. The Gray Boyce Papers are held in three and a half archival boxes and divided into three subseries: Biographical, Scholarly and Correspondence. The bulk of the materials are in the Correspondence series.
Abstract The Leland H. Carlson Papers fill two boxes and are arranged in five subseries: Correspondence; Education Files; Publications; Notes, Lectures and Syllabi; and Student Papers. The correspondence includes letters of recommendation and responses concerning a graduate assistant, John Wilkes, correspondence and papers from an English history conference held at the Newberry Library that was chaired by Carlson in 1953, and correspondence from Gary C. Boyce, Chair of the History Department of...
College of Arts and Sciences History Department Course Materials: Syllabi, Assignments, and Examinations
Abstract This series contains History Department course materials including syllabi, assignments, examinations, and a small amount of lecture notes. The bulk of the materials are from the early 1970's.
Abstract Historian and educator Paul Erwin began graduate studies in history at Northwestern University in 1946, taking religion courses at the Garrett Theological Seminary as well. The Paul Erwin Papers are housed in three boxes and date from 1946 to 1987, although the bulk are from 1946 until 1956. The papers are comprised mainly of course materials from graduate courses taken by Erwin at Northwestern and at Garrett.
Abstract Joseph Earl Harris (born July 2, 1929, North Carolina) was an eminent scholar of the history of Africa and the African diaspora. He was a pioneer in the study of the African diaspora to Asia, and championed the recognition of the African diaspora as a global phenomenon. The Joseph E. Harris papers contain materials from all periods of Dr. Harris' career. They reflect the full scope of his participation in the work of the universities at which he taught, and the organizations and conferences in...
Dates: 1929 - 2016
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Jessica Herzogenrath Papers, 1998-2002, includes history and dance theory class notes and class material, as well as choreography notes. Jessica Ray Herzogenrath earned her BA in History at Northwestern University in 2002, after which she moved to Texas to perform, choreograph, and teach dance.
Dates: 1998 - 2002
Abstract This series spans the years from 1892 through 2006, although the majority of the records dates between 1970 and 2006. The series is divided into three sub-series: general files, minutes of departmental meetings, and subject files. The general files concern a wide variety of topics including department curriculum, committees, and policy; sponsored lectures and conferences; and routine administrative matters. The subject files form the last part of the series and fill two boxes. This meterial...
Dates: 1892 - 2006; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2006
Abstract These records fill seven boxes and document the service to the History Department of its non-current faculty. The records include correspondence pertaining to appointments, salary adjustments, teaching assignments, leaves of absence, terminations of service, and retirements. Frequently included in the files are copies of vitae and teaching evaluations while less often found are letters of recommendation, placement service files, and other materials.
Dates: ca. 1966-1986
Abstract This series fills five and one half boxes and documents History Department master of arts degree recipients from the period ca. 1948-1977. The files relate to individual degree recipients and typically include some or all of the following: correspondence, grade reports, transcripts pertaining to graduate and undergraduate study, evaluations of graduate coursework, applications for admission to degree candidacy, financial aid forms, proposals concerning research projects, examinations and,...
Dates: ca. 1948-1977
Abstract This series contains undergraduate and graduate student papers and examination books from various courses offered by the Northwestern University's History Department in 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973 and 1977. The bulk of the undergraduate materials, including examination books and papers written in lieu of final examinations, are from the survey courses "European Civilization" (B01) and "History of the United States" (B10). Additional papers, examinations, and course assignments come from from "The...
Abstract James joined Northwestern University's faculty in 1897 as a professor of history, where he remained until retirement in 1935. James also served as the first Dean of the Graduate School at NU from 1917 – 1931. In addition to his teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels James engaged in historical investigation and writing, particularly about the revolutionary period and the Midwest. The James Alton James Papers are arranged in six main categories: biographical material; correspondence;...
Abstract The David Joravsky papers fill thirteen boxes and are arranged into six categories: biographical materials; correspondence files; materials relating to Joravsky's service on behalf of Northwestern University; non-Northwestern teaching files; materials pertaining to scholarly organizations; and publications, research, and grant applications files. The bulk of the series, nine boxes, is comprised of materials concerning Joravsky's work on behalf of Northwestern...
Abstract The George T. Romani Papers comprise 11 boxes of material generated during his career as a college student and teacher, 1935-1977. The papers are divided into five general categories: Biographical Materials, Student Materials: University of California-Berkeley, Correspondence, Academic Files and Writings and Research. The bulk of the collection consists of his Academic Files which span Romani's thirty year career at Northwestern University, 1947-1977. His research focused on European history,...
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...
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...
Dates: 1949 - 2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000
Abstract Charles N. Zucker was awarded a Ph.D. in history from Northwestern University in August, 1972. The title of his doctoral dissertation was The Free Negro Question: Race Relations in Ante-Bellum Illinois, 1801-1860. Zucker's papers fill four boxes and date largely from the time of his studies at Northwestern. Included are extensive course, lecture, and reading notes, syllabi, bibliographies, examinations, and other curricular materials.