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Office of Physical Planning and Design records

Identifier: A082


Northeastern University's Office of Planning was established in 1959. Since 1982 it has been known as the Office of Physical Planning and Design. The Office is concerned with the design and expansion of Northeastern University's physical campus and buildings, and space planning for educational programs. Prior to 1959, the Building Committee and other special committees of the Board of Trustees handled Northeastern University's physical expansion.


  • 1903-1997 (bulk 1960-1987)


Conditions Governing Access:

Records are closed for 25 years from the date of their creation, unless researchers have written permission from the creating office.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:

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


2.70 cubic feet (5 containers, 1 flat file folder)



System of Arrangement:

Organized into two series: 1. Physical Planning and Design and 2. Program Development.

Physical Location

32/1-2, FF2/D1
Finding aid for the Office of Physical Planning and Design Records
Finding aid prepared by Jeanine Rees
September 2004
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Language of description note
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