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University Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: DPUA
Special Collections and Archives houses the official archives of DePaul University. These are materials (photographs, papers, reports, correspondence, etc.) of enduring historical value to the University that span three centuries, from the founding of St. Vincent’s college in the 1890s to emails and documents produced today. Research about DePaul’s institutional history, as well as the legacy of faculty, staff, and students can be conducted with these materials. There is a natural overlap between Lincoln Park materials held in the Community Archives with the DePaul University Archives materials that show the planning, growth and development of the Lincoln Park campus.

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

DePaul University Student Affairs records

Identifier: DPUA0030
Scope and Contents The Student Affairs collection is a sprawling record group containing documentation from university offices devoted to student life, activities, and issues, as well as materials from specific student organizations. These student groups include sororities, fraternities, and groups organized around a wide variety of social, cultural, and academic interests. Administrative files document campus food service, scholarships, policies and procedures, strategic planning, fundraising, enrollment and...
Dates: 1928-2016

DePaul University Student Government Association records

Identifier: DPUA0033
Scope and Contents

The Student Government Association records contain administrative materials, correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, student surveys, financial documents, election materials, initiatives, proposals, analog and digital photographs, and other materials documenting SGA's various advocacy efforts on campus. The records also document SGA's involvement in state-level issues, as well as their own internal administration.

Dates: 1979-2016; Majority of material found within 1987-2014

DePaul University Theatre records

Identifier: DPUA0064
Scope and Contents This collection documents the early history of theatre at DePaul, the merger with the Goodman School of Drama, and subsequent years of the Theatre School. Records document teaching and academics at each institution, administration, and performance through scripts, prompt books, programs, and production photographs. Several dozen written histories and transcripts of oral histories further document the Goodman/DePaul theatre tradition. Consult series level descriptions for more detailed...
Dates: 1903-2019; Majority of material found within 1970-2000

Emma "Dolly" Dieter papers

Identifier: DPUA0042
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, press coverage, and memorial materials related to marine biologist Mary Alice McWhinnie.

Dates: 1975-1983

Harriette Herrera faculty papers

Identifier: DPUA0062
Scope and Contents

The Harriette Herrera faculty papers consist of course materials, syllabi, and lecture materials from various workshops and conferences. This collection also includes College of Education administrative documents written or contributed to by Herrera.

Dates: 1986-2013

James Maronek papers

Identifier: DPUA0206
Scope and Contents These files include sketches, notes, research materials, blueprints, invoices, correspondence, reviews, news clippings, programs, account ledgers, set elevations, set models and finished set designs used in Maronek's work for each production. The information included in each production varies, but most include sketches and notes. Aside from the boxes of production files, there are rolled containers in chronological order, and a group of oversized files from productions, and programs from...
Dates: 1950-2002

Kristine Ottesen Garrigan papers

Identifier: DPUA0119
Scope and Contents

This collection contains class assignments, class readings, and various other writings including a retirement speech, book reviews, encyclopedia articles, and journal articles related to Kristine Ottesen Garrigan, professor of English at DePaul University.

Dates: 1978-2009

Leon Stein papers

Identifier: MSS0012

Lois Nettleton papers

Identifier: MSS0013
Scope and Contents

This collection serves as a record of the life and work of Lois Nettleton and as a resource for those researching acting as a profession. The collection includes correspondence, press clippings, scripts (frequently annotated by Nettleton), call sheets for film and television, and programs for plays, photographs, videocassettes of performances and TV appearances, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1940-2008

M. Cherif Bassiouni papers

Identifier: DPUA0003
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the professional career of M. Cherif Bassiouni. The papers include publications written by Bassiouni, correspondence, as well as awards and honors he received. Files documenting Bassiouni’s work to establish the International Criminal Court (ICC) and DePaul University’s International Human Rights Law Institute (IHRLI) are also included. The files also include documentation about IHRLI and Bassiouni’s involvement with the United Nations Yugoslavia Commission.

Dates: 1944-2011; Majority of material found within 1968-2005

Manfred S. Frings papers

Identifier: DPUA0118
Scope and Contents

This collection contains book reviews, book chapters, and articles written by Professor Manfred Frings.

Dates: 1964-1992

Mary Alice McWhinnie papers

Identifier: DPUA0044
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, press coverage, scientific papers and articles, and public presentations created by or about Mary Alice McWhinnie. The materials written by McWhinnie span much of her adult life, from 1954 until her death in 1980.

Dates: 1958-2003

Women, Writing and Incarceration Project records

Identifier: DPUA0001
Scope and Contents The Women, Writing and Incarceration Project records contain poetry and other writings created by women experiencing incarceration in various Illinois correctional facilities as part of DePaul University's Women, Writing and Incarceration Project. This collection also contains grant proposals, planning documents, course materials, and publicity related to the class, as well as writings by Ann Folwell Stanford, the professor who founded and taught the class. Some personally...
Dates: 1995-2005; 1902