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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Athletics

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Athletics records

 Collection
Identifier: A017
Overview In 1921, Northeastern University's (NU) Department of Student Activities was established, with divisions of Publications, Athletics and Miscellaneous Activities. In 1924, athletic participation in six sports at NU was formalized, with requirements for eligibility, letter awards, and other phases of intercollegiate competition. From 1929 to 1953, Edward Parsons was Director of Student Activities, with the later title of Director of Health, Physical Training and Student Activities. In 1953,...
Dates: 1921-2014

Department of Women's Athletics records

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Identifier: A092
Overview The Department of Women's Athletics began when the Department of Physical Education split into separate men's and women's departments in 1965. It existed as such until 1972 when the departments merged to meet with Boston-Bouvé's stipulation at the time of its merger with Northeastern that the college be coeducational. The Department of Women's Athletics experienced great expansion between 1970 and 1989, developing programs in basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, skiing, swimming and diving,...
Dates: 1974-1990

Northeastern University, Jet Commercial Photographers sports negatives

 Collection
Identifier: A059
Overview Negatives and contact sheets from Northeastern University's Athletics Programs from 1959-2004.

Dates: 1959-2006

Sports Information Office scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: A008
Overview The scrapbooks comprise newspaper clippings, from Boston and regional newspapers, concerning the activities of the Northeastern University Department of Athletics.  Also included are programs from Northeastern University sports events.  One of the scrapbooks is specifically on the NU Crew program from 1964 to 1973.  The rest of the scrapbooks contain information on a variety of NU sports, including basketball, football, and track.  Please note that the general sports scrapbooks from June 1960...
Dates: 1959-1973