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Guide to the Alan Stout manuscript scores, 1961-1975

Manuscript scores (diazotype) by the American composer Alan Stout (born 1932), most with cover labels and stamps from the American Composers Alliance Library, New York.

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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 Anti-Vietnam-War Strike Materials, May 6 - 12, 1970

The Anti-Vietnam War Strike Materials Collection comprises a diverse assortment of documents and other materials relating to the University-wide strike that took place over a seven day period in May of 1970. The collection of newspaper clippings, press releases, flyers, and memos records the even...

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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 Baker Brownell (1887-1965) Papers, 1904-1965

Baker Brownell enjoyed a rich and varied career as a soldier, newspaper man, popular teacher and lecturer, prolific writer and minor power, and scholar concerned with the dynamics of both the "small community" and the larger "human community" of which it formed an important component. During his ...

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Guide to the Carl W. Condit (1942-1997) Papers, 1942-1997

In 1945 Carl Wilbur Condit came to Northwestern University as an Instructor in English. He then went to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh where he served as Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Science until 1947. Then he returned to Northwestern where he remained on the ...

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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 Cyrus Colter (1910-2002) Papers, 1935-1995

This series fills five archival boxes and spans the years 1935 to 1995. It consists of biographical material, correspondence, speeches, and publications. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts of Colter's publications, especially his two last novels, A Chocolate Soldier and City of Lights.

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Guide to the David A. Downs (1946- ) Papers, 1946-2006

Downs most significant contributions to the field of theatre were in his role as an acting teacher and director, both roles he played at Northwestern University from 1973 – 2007. The David Downs papers are arranged in thirty-nine boxes and span the years from1946 to 2003. They are organized into ...

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Guide to the Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) Papers, 1960-1984

Dennis Brutus, poet and South African expatriate, was an activist, working for an end to racial segregation in sport. The Dennis Brutus Papers comprise correspondence, papers associated with specific organizations and events, and numerous drafts of poems, both handwritten and typed.

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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 Frank Galati (1943-) Papers, 1948-2006

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 ...

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Guide to the Fred E. Inbau (1909-1998) Papers, 1930-1998

The Fred E. Inbau Papers, spanning the years 1930 to 1998, document his work with the Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, as a professor at NU's Law School, an opponent of the Miranda Act, and as a prolific writer and speaker.

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Guide to the George M. Cohen (1919-1999) Papers, 1948-1999

George M. Cohen, an oil painter, mixed media artist and art professor, was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 4, 1919. He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Drake University and the University of Chicago. Cohen joined the faculty of Northwestern University in 1948, becoming a...

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Guide to the J. Allen Hynek (1910-1986) Papers, 1925-1988

Astronomer J. Allen Hynek led Northwestern’s Astronomy Department into the Space Age and became the nation’s foremost expert on unidentified flying objects (UFOs). He oversaw the significant expansion of Northwestern’s Astronomy Department and made important contributions to his field, most notab...

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Guide to the John Henry Wigmore (1863-1943) Papers, 1868-1999

The papers span the period 1868-1999 although the vast bulk date from the late-1880s to 1943, the year of Wigmore's death. Wigmore was an inveterate correspondent and a person of catholic interests. The papers include material of considerable importance to the investigation of law, legal scholars...

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Guide to the Joseph Fucilla (1897-1981) Papers, 1918-1981

During his career at Northwestern Fucilla traveled to Europe on several occasions, wrote prolifically, and served as editor of Italica, the journal of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, from 1943 to 1968. The Joseph Fucilla Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, rese...

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Guide to the Leon Forrest (1937-1997) Papers, 1952-1998

Leon Richard Forrest was born January 8, 1937 at Cook County Hospital in Chicago to Adelaide Green Forrest (1920-1964) and Leon Forrest, Sr. (1918-1971). Forrest served as chairman of the Northwestern African American Studies department from 1985 to 1994, and also held a professorship in the Engl...

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Guide to the Military Training Programs Records, 1939-1949

The bulk of the series consists of the records of the V-7 program, including graduation lists for classes 4-25, class lists for classes 1-7, and 15, graduation programs for classes 14-25, and a folder of clippings. It also includes a small amount of clippings, University publications, and corresp...

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Guide to the Nathan William MacChesney Papers, 1915-1952

Most of the material in the collection is concerned with university business, and consequently sheds little light on MacChesney's private life or his military and civic activities. The collection's value lies primarily in its reflection of many of the varied activities undertaken by Northwestern'...

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Guide to the Naval V-12 Program Records, 1943-1946

The Naval V-12 program was established by the War Department on university campuses during World War II to provide the Navy with a continuous supply of officers. Northwestern's V-12 unit was formed in July, 1943. The records of the V-12 program consist of Regulation and Organization manuals, list...

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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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