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Alumni Association of the Evening School of Business ledgers

Identifier: A077


Responding to the needs of the Boston business community in 1898, the Greater Boston Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) began to offer business courses to train clerks. By the turn of the century, with business practice becoming increasingly complex, the need to educate businessmen in more modern techniques of administration and contemporary business ethics became apparent.   In 1907, the Evening Institute at the Greater Boston YMCA (the predecessor to Northeastern University) formed a part-time School of Commerce and Finance. The School of Commerce and Finance operated at Northeastern University until 1960 when its programs were merged with other part-time and evening curricula in Northeastern University's University College (now the School of Professional and Continuing Studies).


  • 1929-1959


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The collection is unrestricted.

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0.30 cubic feet (1 container)



System of Arrangement:

Arranged in one chronological sequence.

Physical Location

Finding aid for the Alumni Association of the Evening School of Business Ledgers
Finding aid prepared by Caleb Owens and Jenine Rees
October 2004
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Snell Library
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115 US