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On the Same Terms: Documenting the Lives of Northwestern Women

“On the Same Terms” is an exhibition and blog series dedicated to this academic year’s commemoration of the 150-year anniversary of the admission of women to...
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On the Same Terms: Housing Northwestern’s Women, 1872-1993

“On the Same Terms” is an exhibition and blog series dedicated to this academic year’s commemoration of the 150-year anniversary of the admission of women to...
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On the Same Terms: Women library leaders at Northwestern

“On the Same Terms” is an exhibition and blog series dedicated to this academic year’s commemoration of the 150-year anniversary of the admission of women to...
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New year, new reading room for combined Special Collections, University Archives

Last fall, two of the Libraries’ rare-material collections and the archival processing unit combined under a new name: the Charles Deering McCormick Library of...
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“On the Same Terms”: Women’s Self-Governance, 1906-1969

“On the Same Terms” is an exhibition and blog series dedicated to this academic year’s commemoration of the 150-year anniversary of the admission of women to...
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Fifty years ago, Northwestern set the Earth Day standard

Even before national activists could stage the first Earth Day in April 1970, Northwestern students and faculty led the way in pushing environmentalism into...
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Addition of McCormick papers makes Libraries a journalism history hub

Before the addition of the Robert R. McCormick’s personal and business papers, Northwestern Libraries already had a substantial collection of journalism archives deposited by...
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“On the Same Terms”: Women’s Professions and the Chicago Campus

When Northwestern decided to add training in the “professions” (medicine and law) to its original liberal arts curriculum, it did so by affiliating with...
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From the Monster on the Knoll to the Library of the Future

On January 19, 1970, a new chapter began in Northwestern’s history: the opening of the new University Library building. Today and tomorrow we look...
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