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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Faye Millard MacFarland Papers 1927

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

MacFarland, Faye Millard. Papers

Dates:

1927

Size:

0.25 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Faye Millard MacFarland, early student. The Faye Millard MacFarland Papers consist of notes taken by MacFarland (January – February 1927), a brochure, and schedule for the course "American Life," a series of radio discussions given by twenty-one professors at the University of Chicago.

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: MacFarland, Faye Millard. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Faye Millard MacFarland was born on December 25, 1900 in Artesian, South Dakota. She attended Hyde Park High School, from which she graduated in 1918. That same year she entered the University of Chicago, where she received her Ph.B on June 13, 1922. While an undergraduate, MacFarland was very active in the University, serving as a member of Ida Noyes Auxiliary, the Freshman Commission, Ida Noyes Advisory Council, the Woman's Athletic Association (W.A.A.), Dramatic Club, Federation Sponsor, Executive Council, Senior Vaudeville, and Nu Pi Sigma, amongst other organizations.

In January of 1927 MacFarland (who was still using her maiden name, Millard) began graduate school at the University of Chicago. She took classes during the Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters of 1927, but left without receiving a degree.

Faye Millard MacFarland died in October 1985 in Evanston, Illinois.

Scope Note

Faye Millard MacFarland, early student. The Faye Millard MacFarland Papers consist of notes taken by MacFarland during graduate school (January – February 1927), a brochure, and schedule for the course "American Life," a series of radio discussions given by twenty-one professors at the University of Chicago. The broadcasts were sponsored by the University and the Chicago Daily News.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Notebook and associated items

  • Lecture notes, January 1927-February 1927;
  • English 370, Aspects of American Life, January 2, 1927
  • Economic Conditions Peculiar to America, January 5, 1927, C. W. Wright
  • The Growth of the Democratic Idea, January 6, 1927, Mr. Jernegan
  • The Rise of Religious Liberty, Shailer Mathews
  • The Philosophy of Liberty and Authority, January 12, 1927, Mr. Lufts
  • American Practical Theory, January 13
  • Early American Architecture, January 14, 1927, Walter Sargent
  • Provincial Liberators before the Revolution, P.N. Boynton
  • The Significance of the American Revolution, W.E. Dodd
  • Education as a Function of the State and the Government, I. N. Edwards
  • Significance of Industrial Revolution, C.W. Wright
  • January 26, 1927 Notes, C. Boucher
  • Significance of Educational Expansion, January 27, 1927, Edwards
  • Tuesday, February 1, 1927 notes
  • Nationalism vs. States' Rights, February 2, 1927, W.E. Dodd
  • Transcendentalism vs. Slavery, February 3, 1927, T.V. Smith
  • The Democratizing of Religion, February 4, 1927, Shailer Mathews
  • February 8, 1927 Notes
  • Tradition and Revolt in the New England Poets, February 9, 1927, P.H. Boynton
  • Progress of American Art, Walter Sargent
  • Mark Twain, Wilt
  • The Parties and Political Equilibrium, February 15, J.G. Kerwin
  • Supplementary Reading Notes
  • Loose items from Notebook:
  • Notes on Plato, 2 pp
  • Library call slips, 5 items
  • Scrap paper, 1p`
Box 1   Folder 2

Miscellaneous

  • "American Life," series of radio discussions, brochure and schedule, 1927
  • Syllabus, "Aspects of American Life," Winter Quarter 1927, 2 copies and photocopy
  • Essay Questions, untitled