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Archives/1. Administrative

 Record Group Term
Identifier: Archives/1

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

School of Education records

 Collection
Identifier: A039
Overview Northeastern University's College of Education was formed in 1953 as a result of the growing need for elementary and secondary school educators in the United States. By 1967, it employed 22 faculty members and included five specialized departments. Enrollment in the College of Education peaked in 1970 with over 1,300 undergraduate and 1,001 graduate students and 55 full-time faculty members. In 1980, responding to a decline in enrollment and a decreased need for teachers, the College of...
Dates: 1958-2001 (bulk 1963-1985)

School of Law course materials

 Collection
Identifier: A009
Overview Northeastern University School of Law, the first evening law program in Boston, was founded in 1898 as a series of evening courses offered by the Boston Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA).  These courses were introduced by Frank Palmer Speare, the Educational Director of the Evening Institute of the Boston YMCA, and later, the first president of Northeastern University. The Evening School of Law, which attracted students who worked during the day and who could not afford tuition to other...
Dates: 1929-1951

School of Law records

 Collection
Identifier: A006
Overview The Northeastern University (NU) School of Law is recognized for training attorneys to practice law in the public sector. Founded by the Boston Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in 1898 as a series of evening courses, it was the first evening law program in Boston. In 1904, the program was incorporated as the Evening School of Law of the Boston YMCA with the power to grant the Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree. Its primary goal was to prepare students for the Massachusetts Bar Examination....
Dates: 1900-1998

School of Law records

 Collection
Identifier: A044
Overview The Northeastern University School of Law is recognized for training attorneys to practice law in the public sector. Founded by the Boston Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in 1898 as a series of evening courses, it was the first evening law program in Boston. In 1904, the program was incorporated as the Evening School of Law of the Boston YMCA with the power to grant the Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree. Its primary goal was to prepare students for the Massachusetts Bar Examination. Because...
Dates: 1960-2011

School of Law Student Council records

 Collection
Identifier: A046
Overview The School of Law (Evening Division) Student Council met for the first time in the spring of 1947 and continued meeting until 1953, when the School of Law closed.

Dates: 1947-1953

School of Nursing records

 Collection
Identifier: A112
Overview In 1997, the College of Nursing merged with the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, continuing its graduate and undergraduate programs as the School of Nursing within Bouvé. The merger was intended to raise the profile of health sciences programs at Northeastern and to improve opportunities for collaboration across the health sciences. In 1995, the College of Nursing, along with the Boston-based Center for Community Health Education and Research (CCHER), founded the Health Careers Academy, a high...
Dates: 1994-2006

Sigma Epsilon Rho Honor Society records

 Collection
Identifier: A033
Overview The Sigma Epsilon Rho Honor Society at Northeastern University was established on April 11, 1927 in the School of Commerce and Finance (renamed the School of Business in 1928) to encourage academic success, promote the advancement of its members, and support high moral, professional, and scholastic ideals. The fraternity suffered a period of near inactivity between 1940 and 1950, but was revived in 1951. In 1957, the bylaws were rewritten to reflect the School of Business's incorporation into...
Dates: 1955-1991

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

Staff Council records

 Collection
Identifier: A061
Overview Northeastern University president Asa Knowles formed the NU Staff Cabinet, as the Staff Council was originally known, in January 1975 out of two existing organizations, the Women's Cabinet and the Technician's Group. The purpose of the Staff Cabinet was to promote harmonious working relationships among the administration, faculty, and weekly payroll staff; exchange information between staff and the university administration; organize social activities and foster friendly extracurricular contact...
Dates: 1962-1994 (bulk 1977-1990)

Student Activities Office records

 Collection
Identifier: A045
Overview Student extracurricular activities at Northeastern University began in 1917 with the publication of the senior yearbook, the Cauldron. The Department of Student Activities was formed in 1921 and was comprised of a publicity division, the athletic association, and miscellaneous divisional activities. The Division of Music was added later, and by 1925 included a Band, Concert Orchestra, Glee Club and Dramatic Club. The Student Council began in the 1920s. By 1959, the Department of Student...
Dates: 1941-2010 (bulk 1980-1995)