Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
During Daniel Bonbright’s 54-year career at Northwestern University (1856-1902), he taught Latin, served as University Librarian, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and interim President from 1900 to 1902. He was instrumental in shaping the University’s early curriculum, establishing the Library, and getting University Hall built. This sparse collection of his papers offers an overview of his life and legacy.
Joseph Cummings was President of Northwestern University from 1881-1890. This sparse collection of papers consists of correspondence, biographical information (including genealogy and memorial materials), and two sermons.
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.
The Abram Harris Family Papers span two generations of the Harris Family. The first, that of Abram, Sr., is represented here by the period from 1897 to 1935 during which Abram reached the peak of his productive career as an administrator in secondary, higher, and religious education. The generation of Abram, Jr., is represented here primarily by the period from 1929 to 1947, from shortly before the last of his three marriages to the end of these papers.
The papers of Edmund Janes James, filling one box, deal almost exclusively with James' term as Northwestern University's thirteenth president (1902-1904).
A member of Northwestern University's original faculty, Henry Sanborn Noyes was the first professor of mathematics, with responsibilities later for astronomy as well as for Greek language and literature. This is an artificial collection which combines publications by and about Noyes with some of his surviving correspondence and general biographical materials.
This series, which fills 47 boxes, is comprised of topically organized subject and correspondence files of Northwestern University President Robert H. Strotz (1970-1986). These records are filed as they were received, alphabetically by folder title. Full processing of these records is planned.
J. Roscoe Miller was Northwestern's twelfth President. He served from 1949-1970. These papers document his time as president. They are comprised of 98 Boxes.