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2. Occupy Boston, 1963-2012, bulk: 2011-2012

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 2

Scope and Contents

This series contains materials related to the founding and operation of the Occupy Boston protest. It includes meeting minutes, agendas, proposals, working groups, website printouts, census records, and reference materials. Of note are the legal materials regarding the civil action taken by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in November of 2011 on behalf of Occupy Boston against the City of Boston regarding police raids of the Occupy Boston location in Dewey Square, including affidavits, court orders, motions, memoranda, injunctions, a hearing transcript, and other court documents. This series also contains materials such as articles, posters, flyers, and handouts regarding strikes, protests, and movements both within Boston and nationwide. Of note is “This Is Why,” a binder that contains statements from people at the Occupy site regarding their reasons for participating in the Occupy movement.


  • Creation: 1963-2012
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 2011-2012

Conditions Governing Access

Apart from Series 2, Folder 94 in Box 3, this collection is unrestricted.


1.50 cubic feet


From the Collection: English



Repository Details

Part of the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Snell Library
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115 US