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50th Anniversary Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: A031

Overview

On November 5, 1943, the Northeastern University Corporation voted to celebrate the University's 50th Anniversary from September 1947 through October 1948.  On January 24, 1946, the Board of Trustees established a committee to plan the anniversary celebrations.  The Central Committee for the 50th Anniversary was chaired by Robert G. Dodge and included three subcommittees: Staff Committee, Alumni Advisory Committee, and Faculty Committee.  The Faculty Committee was chaired by Milton J. Schlagenhauf, Director of Admissions, who was named Chairman and Director of the Anniversary.  The events planned by the Committee included the dedication of the Carl S. Ell Student Center, a lecture series, and convocation and banquet.

Dates

  • 1946-1948

Creator

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:

Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.

Chronology

  • October 5, 1947 Dedication of the Student Center
  • October 8 Dedication of the Bacon Memorial Chapel
  • November 20 Headmasters-Faculty Dinner
  • January 31, 1948 Commencement Exercises
  • April 3 Meeting of the Mass. Schoolmasters' Club
  • April 15 Business Conference and Dinner
  • May 15 Open House
  • June 15 School of Law Dinner
  • June 18 Gold Star Memorial Service
  • June 19 Alumni Day
  • June 20 Commencement Exercises
  • October 2 Convocation and Banquet
  • October 3 Radio Program on WBZ
October 5, 1947
Dedication of the Student Center
October 8
Dedication of the Bacon Memorial Chapel
November 20
Headmasters-Faculty Dinner
January 31, 1948
Commencement Exercises
April 3
Meeting of the Mass. Schoolmasters' Club
April 15
Business Conference and Dinner
May 15
Open House
June 15
School of Law Dinner
June 18
Gold Star Memorial Service
June 19
Alumni Day
June 20
Commencement Exercises
October 2
Convocation and Banquet
October 3
Radio Program on WBZ

Extent

0.70 cubic feet (3 containers)

System of Arrangement:

Alphabetical.

Physical Location

29/1
Title
Finding aid for the 50th Anniversary Committee Records
Author
Finding aid prepared by Alison Brown
Date
1999 April
Language of description
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
92 Snell Library
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115 US