‘Romance on the Lake!’: The Inland Water Pamphlets Collection
Posted August 10, 2018
Passengers traveling to vacation destinations around the Midwest, as well as those seeking fresh air, relaxation, and entertainment on board, departed on pleasure cruises...
John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and 1950s-1970s Graphic Design
Posted July 30, 2018
This summer, the Archival Processing team is delving into the Music Library’s John Cage Ephemera collection. The Music Library holds a massive collection of...
Patron and painter: The friendship of Deering and Singer Sargent
Posted July 12, 2018
An exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago highlights a connection between the preeminent portraitist of the early 20th Century and Charles Deering, the...
Crate & Barrel archive open for business
Posted June 28, 2018
By Yvonne Spura, Archival Processing Specialist We are happy to announce that a large collection of materials from Crate & Barrel, the well-known American...
Bicycle Catalogs of the 1890s
Posted June 14, 2018
A new technology gained widespread popularity toward the end of the 19th century, opening up new options for mobility in urban centers and small...
Collection Highlight: James Joyce’s Sketch of Leopold Bloom
Posted June 5, 2018
By Scott Krafft, Curator, McCormick Library of Special Collections James Joyce, one of the most influential writers of the 20th Century, was plagued with...
Get the news!
Posted May 25, 2018
In addition to scholarly journals, textbooks, and databases the University Libraries provide another easy-to-overlook resource useful to faculty and students alike: digital news and...
John A. Swider Timetable Collection
Posted April 16, 2018
The Transportation Library is thrilled to make the John A. Swider Timetable Collection available to researchers. The collection comprises 919 timetables from bus and...
A Cast of Thousands: University Libraries Exhibit Celebrates Performance at Northwestern
Posted April 10, 2018
An exhibition in Deering Library, drawn from the archives of the most accomplished thespians of Northwestern, coincides with CommFest, the upcoming School of Communication...