They Demanded Courageously: The 1968 Northwestern Bursar's Office Takeover
This online exhibit tells the story of a transformative moment in University history when members of Black student organizations on campus occupied the Bursar's office. The protest served to heighten the awareness of Black student's experiences of racial insensitivity on campus.
Northwestern Remembers the First World War
To honor the centenary of the U.S. entry into World War in 1917, University and Deering Libraries launched an online and physical exhibit.
This exhibit provides historical information and images relating to individual buildings, landmarks and other campus features.
In Service to their Country
This roster recognizes those alumni, faculty and staff who have died while in military service.
Past, Paper, Scissors
Scrapbooks provide a unique record of Northwestern history through photos, clippings and other ephemera.
Presidents of Northwestern
Find biographical information for each of Northwestern University's presidents.
In 1970, Northwestern Students for a Better Environment organized an event that became a template for future Earth Day celebrations.
Hesler's Picturesque Evanston
Alexander Hesler (1823-1895) was a prominent regional photographer with a studio and home in Evanston.
This exhibit chronicles the development of Northwestern’s official student newspaper, including The Daily and alternative papers.
Radical Women in a Classic Town
This exhibit examines the complex ties between social reformer Frances Willard and Evanston, Illinois.
Notable Northwestern Alumni
The men and women featured in this exhibit represent a small sampling of Northwestern alums who have made their names in the areas of law, government, journalism, sports, science, finance and the arts.
History of Football at Northwestern
This exhibit contains some of the photographs, artifacts and documents that have been preserved in our collection.