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Albert Hecht papers, 1908-1960, bulk 1929-1960

Correspondence, financial and legal files, architectural drawings, and other papers of Albert Hecht, a Chicago architect. Much of the collection relates to the financial and legal aspects of Hecht's architectural practice, including legal correspondence and contracts with the Lincoln Const...

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Albums of Welton M. Durham and Bertha Patterson Durham, [ca. 1850s-1879]

Personal albums containing portraits of the friends and relatives of W.M. Durham, a banker in Momence, Ill. (1880-1896) and his wife Bertha. Tintypes in Durham's album include individual and group portraits of people from Kankakee and Momence. Typed identification labels were glued in at a later ...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Earl Howell Reed, Jr., [ca. 1920-1968]

Architectural drawings and blueprints, correspondence, certificates, and other papers concerning Reed's career as an architect, preservationist, and officer of HABS. Includes job files (ca. 30) of drawings and blueprints, mostly for renovations, ca. 1920-1960; plans for 98 structures made for the...

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Arthur G. Levy real estate papers, 1910-1951.

Carbon copies of outgoing letters and other correspondence, primarily relating to the real estate business of Arthur G. Levy. Correspondence nearly all centers around real estate negotiations carried on by the Levy brothers, although some personal correspondence is present as well. Includes a lis...

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A centennial sampler, 1995.

Music from Northwestern, recording series sampler volume.

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1996 donation, 1955-1996 (bulk 1994-1996).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1995- March 1996 (but some date as early as 1955), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Blanche Arreguin, Phyllis Cerny, Sara Chektkow, Robert Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Dorris Harris, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl J. Kubis, Lynne Lee, Ruth Luthring...

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Grace Eldridge Halperin papers, dates 1914-2001.

The Grace Eldridge Halperin Papers consist of biographical materials related to Grace's family and personal life, particularly after the death of her husband Lee in 1985. The collection primarily consists of Grace's own reflections on her life and how she coped with the physical and emotional tri...

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Guide to the Alexander Hesler Photograph Collection, 1870-1887

Over 150 photographic prints (mostly 4x6 cabinet size, mounted on cardstock) taken by noted Evanston photographer Alexander Hesler, dating circa 1870-1887 and depicting Northwestern University faculty, students, and buildings. Includes 2 copies of published volume "Photographic Views of Picturesq...

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Guide to the American Hospital Supply Corporation Records, 1920-1986

Filling twenty-two boxes, this series dates between 1920 to 1986. Records are included for the following categories: advertising; marketing; corporate correspondence; divisional records for acquisitions and subsidiaries; mergers; scrapbooks; stocks and securities; legal records.

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Guide to the Arne Oldberg scores, 1894-1953

Manuscripts, diazotypes, published scores, and photocopies of the compositions of the American composer Arne Oldberg (1874-1962).

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Guide to the Carrie M. Walkup Diaries, 1861-1922

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.

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Guide to the Dearborn Observatory Records, 1863-1967

Records of Dearborn Observatory, built in 1865 by the Chicago Astronomical Society and the University of Chicago and in 1889 moved to Northwestern University's Evanston campus. Dearborn Observatory was a significant contributor in the area of double star research. The records consist almost entir...

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Guide to the Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) Papers, 1871-1998

The Frances E. Willard papers are arranged in one half-size box and date between 1871 and 1978. Biographical materials, correspondence, materials related to a proposed marble statue, and a temperance pamphlet and petition are included.

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Guide to the Lorraine H. Morton (1918- ) Papers, 1942-2014

Lorraine Hairston Morton served as Evanston’s Mayor from 1993 to 2009. After completing graduate studies at Northwestern University, Morton was a teacher and principal in Evanston’s District #65. The Papers include six boxes of documents including speeches, correspondence, event programs, photogr...

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Guide to the Northwestern Students for a Better Environment, 1969-2010

The Northwestern Students for a Better Environment records cover the activities of a group of students and faculty at Northwestern University to gain regional and national attention in their fight against pollution. The collection contains mainly flyers and posters, press releases, publications, ...

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Guide to the Records of the Children's Theatre of Evanston, 1925-1986

The records of the Children's Theatre date from 1925 to 1986, with the bulk of the records falling between 1957 and 1986. Arranged into rough categories of administration, education, fundraising, and production, these records document the Theatre's changing relationships with Northwestern Univers...

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Guide to the Records of the Citizens for 65, 1953-2003

The records detail many of the issues and events associated with Gregory Coffin’s superintendency of Evanston’s Community Consolidated School District 65 and the contentious 1970 School Board election that determined his tenure.

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Guide to the Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences, 1899-1972

The Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences consist of historical documents, governing documents, minutes, correspondence, financial records, subject files, and ledgers. While the records span the years 1899 to 1972, the bulk of the material dates from 1901 to 1943. Dating from 1911 t...

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Guide to the Records of The Woman's Club of Evanston, 1890-2010

The Records comprise 100 boxes, 51 scrapbook boxes, and 132 bound volumes, and span the years1890 to 2010. The records document the history of this Evanston institution and the work of its officers, board of directors, departments, and committees, including the activities of the Young Woman's Aux...

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Guide to the Records of The Woman's College of Northwestern University, 1872-1893

The Records of the Woman's College of Northwestern University span from 1872 to 1893, with the bulk of the series dating from 1874 to 1886. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, but a scrapbook, reports, minutes, bulletins and circulars are also included.

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Guide to the Robert Kennicott (1835-1865?) and Henry M. Bannister (1844-1920) Papers, 1857-1905

The Kennicott-Bannister Papers constitute a small but valuable collection, especially for the historian of American science. The bulk of the collection consists of the letters and diaries of the two explorers between 1857 and 1873. The papers of Henry Bannister are more complete than those of his...

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Guide to the Student Protests and Strikes at Northwestern University, 1965-1979

The Student Protests and Strikes Collection consists of diverse materials that document political demonstrations and protests organized by students, spanning from August 1965 through October 1979. Each event included in this collection documents a segment of the history of Northwestern students' ...

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Guide to the U.S. Naval Training Programs, Records of, 1934-1960

During WWII, Northwestern offered its facilities for use by the War Department. All together eleven specific training programs were operated at Northwestern in addition to the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (Naval R.O.T.C.). This series consists of three and one half-size boxes of records ...

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H. C. Rew family photograph collection, ca. 1880-1920.

Primarily includes photographs and negatives of the Rew family, friends, and residences in Evanston (Ill.). Activities include formal banquets, dinners, wedding parties, persons golfing, and persons playing musical instruments. Some images show vehicles including automobiles, boats, carriages and...

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