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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

University archivists preserve Northwestern’s history, look for ways to store modern technology

December 4, 2017

The Northwestern Archives preserve the University's past through thousands of photographs and documents. The archivists in the basement of Deering Library are also looking for ways to preserve modern technology.

Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn attends the grand opening of Kerry Woods Cubs Field in September 2015. Quinn (School of Law ‘80) will donate a collection of his personal papers to the University Archives.

Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, a Northwestern alum, donates to University Archives

November 10, 2017

Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (School of Law ’80) will donate a collection of his personal papers to the University Archives, according to a Thursday news release. The papers include Quinn’s correspondence...

University Archivist Kevin Leonard unveils three glass containers found inside the Kresge Hall time capsule. The documents included a Daily Northwestern article from 1953.

62-year-old documents found in Kresge time capsule

August 25, 2016

Donor lists and newspaper articles from 1953 were among the documents preserved in a 62-year-old time capsule found on the Kresge Hall cornerstone. University officials opened the capsule Wednesday afternoon...

Dillo through the Decades: Histories conflict on the evolution of the largest student-run music festival in the country

May 19, 2016

A&E As students anticipate the arrival of artists such as ScHoolboy Q and The Mowgli’s to the Lakefill on Saturday, few likely stop to think about how Dillo Day became a trademark part of the...

Deering to display exhibit on library collections

January 14, 2015

A&E Students may be tempted by the Vin Fiz wine and Barack Obama lollipops on display in Deering Library, but they aren’t for consumption. The items are a part of the library’s new exhibit, “Beyond...

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