What is a Resource Guide?
Resource Guides make it easier to determine what research sources the University Archives holds relating to particular topics. Organized by topic, the guides list sources including include faculty papers, departmental records, University publications (such as the student newspaper or administrative reports), clippings, photographs, virtual exhibits, and subject files.
- Architectural Drawings: Northwestern University Architectural Drawings: An Index to Holdings in the University Archives
- Archives--How to find and use: Tips for Finding and Using Archival Sources
- Civil War: The Civil War and its impact on NU and Evanston
- Evanston Property History Resources
- McGaw, Foster: Foster G. McGaw and the American Hospital Supply Corporation
- Scientific Crime Detection Lab: Guide to Holdings Relating to Northwestern University's Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory
- Student Life: http://libguides.northwestern.edu/nustudentlife
The University Archives' photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, student publications, yearbooks and catalogues reveal how student life has changed over the decades—and how it has remained the same. These materials provide context for current students’ own experiences and are a rich resource for research and information.
- Theatre at Northwestern: http://libguides.northwestern.edu/nutheatre The Northwestern University Archives holds a large collection of materials pertaining to the history and development of dramatics at Northwestern---stage, screen, and broadcast. Collections relate to acting, design, production, dramaturgy, and criticism and include include faculty papers, production records, photographs, and more.
- Women at Northwestern:Women at Northwestern: A Guide to Resources in the University Archives
- World War I: Northwestern University and World War I: A Guide to Resources in the University Archives