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United States Bicentennial Committee records

Identifier: A097


The Northeastern University United States Bicentennial Committee was founded and chaired by Richard W. Bishop, Dean of University Relations, in 1974. In 1975, history professor William M. Fowler assumed the position of committee chair. Working as part of the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration's Bicentennial Colleges and Universities Campus Program, the Bicentennial Committee organized several events and exhibits, including an art exhibit, an exhibit showcasing Boston Red Sox memorabilia, a series of movie presentations, and several lecture presentations from distinguished scholars such as Theodore Becker and Walter Muir Whitehill.


  • 1968-1985
  • Majority of material found within 1974-1976


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is unrestricted.


0.60 cubic feet (2 containers)

System of Arrangement:

Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.

Physical Location

29/3, 30/1

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from Professor William M. Fowler, Northeastern University History Department, in 1994.
Finding aid for the United States Bicentennial Committee Records
Finding aid prepared by Marietta Carr
March 2008
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Snell Library
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115 US