Archives/4. Faculty, Staff, and Board Members
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Overview Albert M. Donley was the Assistant Librarian, Archivist, and Associate Director of the Northeastern University Libraries from 1953 to his retirement in 1982. Prior to his work at NU, Donley was a librarian at the Dedham Public Library from 1951 to 1953 and a Library Assistant at the Holyoke Public Library from 1947 to 1949. Donley received a Bachelor's Degree in History and Literature from the American International College in 1949 and a Master's Degree of Library Science from Syracuse...
Overview In 1979 Asa Knowles, President of Northeastern University, hired Boston-area freelance writer Antoinette Frederick to write the second volume of the official history of Northeastern University. The work took two years to complete and was published in 1982 under the title "Northeastern University An Emerging Giant: 1959-1975." She again collaborated with Knowles for the 1986 publication, "Shawmut: 150 Years of Banking, 1836-1986." Frederick returned to Northeastern University in 1990...
Overview Arnold E. Daum graduated from Northeastern University in 1940 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and taught in Northeastern's University College from 1954 to the late 1980s. During World War II, Daum served as lieutenant commander in the United States Navy and was awarded the Bronze Star. In 1954, after serving in the Navy for 14 years, he retired and began teaching at Northeastern as an adjunct professor. He taught Marketing Management, Sales Management, Advertising...
Overview Asa S. Knowles (1909-1990) was President of the Associated Colleges of Upper New York (1946-1948), Vice-President of University Development at Cornell University (1948-1951), President of the University of Toledo (1951-1958), and President, later Chancellor, at Northeastern University (1959-1981). He was also on the board of directors of Shawmut Bank of Boston, N.A. from 1961 to 1989(?) and on the board of directors of Shawmut Corporation from 1965 to 1989(?). Knowles wrote a history of Shawmut...
Overview Bernard "Bunny" Solomon was born in Brookline, Massachusetts in 1923. A member of Northeastern University's Class of 1946, he served in Europe in World War II, returning home to a position in his father's lingerie manufacturing business. He became an active Democrat and was appointed State Purchasing Agent under Governor Foster Furcolo in 1957. Solomon resigned his position in 1960 and became a vice president of the Stop & Shop Companies. In 1982, he left Stop & Shop to become the vice...
Overview Beverly C. Dunn, Jr., a mathematician and high-frequency physicist, was born on November 16, 1917. He received a Bachelor's degree magna cum laude, a Master's degree, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. After graduating in 1940, he became an instructor there. He was the Assistant Director of the Naval Electronics Research Laboratory and of the Harvard University Applied Science Laboratories. Dunn became a consultant on mathematical methods of solving scientific problems. He taught courses...
Overview Carl Stephens Ell was the second President of Northeastern University from 1940 to 1959. He was born in Staunton, Indiana on November 14, 1887, son of Jacob and Alice (Stephens) Ell. His education included an A.B. in 1909 from DePauw University, a S.B. in 1911 and M.S. in 1912 in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Ed.M. in 1932 from Harvard University. He married Etta May Kinnear on June 10, 1913 and had one daughter, Dorothy. He began teaching at...
Overview Catherine Louise Allen was born in Columbus, Georgia in 1909. She began her career as an educator in Georgia schools in 1936. After receiving a master's degree from Columbia University, she was appointed professor of physical education and recreation at the University of Tennessee in 1941. During World War II, Allen served as director of special activities in the Pacific region for the Red Cross from 1944 to 1946. After the war, she returned to Tennessee to teach until 1955, when she moved to...
Overview Charles Harold Berry (1889-1965) was a professor of mechanical engineering at Northeastern University from 1955-1964. He taught at Cornell University from 1913-1918 and at Harvard University from 1928-1955. His work focused on thermodynamics and the steam power industry. He was also a technical engineer of power plants for the Detroit Edison Company and associate editor of Power magazine.