Northwestern University


They Demanded Courageously: The 1968 Northwestern Bursar’s Office Takeover

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Students inside the occupied Bursar's Office, May 3, 1968

When: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
All day  

Where: Deering Library, 1937 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Charla Wilson   847.491.2928

Group: University Libraries

Category: Fine Arts


This exhibit in Deering Library features the original archival documents recounting the historic Takeover of the Bursar’s Office, and its lasting impact on Northwestern. A special display on Takeover participants Daphne Maxwell Reid and Eva Jefferson Paterson honors their new acquisitions to University Archives.

Runs May 1 to July 31, 2018. For a guided tour of the exhibit, please contact archivist Charla Wilson at least two days in advance at 847-491-2928 or

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