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History 102-6: Where Am I?: History of Northwestern And Evanston Research Guide (Harris): Sources

Digitized Northwestern Publications

Daily Northwestern: Contains the full text images of the Daily Northwestern (1910-present - most recent 1 year not available) and related titles the Northwestern (1881- 1910), the Vidette (1878 - 1880), and the Tripod (1871 - 1880). Instructions for searching the Daily Northwestern

Syllabus (Yearbook), 1887-1922

The Purple Parrot, 1921-1950: The Purple Parrot was a humor magazine contains short stories, poetry, essays, jokes, and a variety of advertisements. The Parrot parodied all aspects of life at Northwestern: Greek life, notable faculty members, college romance, and even the Daily Northwestern, NU’s student newspaper (which was lampooned in the Purple Parrot as “The Dilly”).

Black Student Life Publications, 1968-2010

Additional Digitized Publications

Oral History

External Research Databases

Digitized Collections

Chicago Collections Consortium 

Chicago Collections features archival collections, including digitized images, from institutions from across the city. 

Books