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50th Anniversary Committee records

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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....

50th Anniversary of Undergraduate Women records

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Identifier: A030
Overview In 1943 Northeastern University enrolled women in its undergraduate day divisions for the first time.  In May 1993 NU's Women's Studies Program and Office of University Relations organized events to celebrate the 33 women who enrolled in 1943 and honor all the undergraduate women of Northeastern.  As part of Undergraduate Women at Northeastern University Month, the 50th Anniversary of Undergraduate Women celebration included three major events: a reunion for the women who enrolled in 1943, a...

75th Anniversary Committee records

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Identifier: A042
Overview On October 3, 1973, Northeastern officially celebrated the beginning of its 75th anniversary.  The convocation and opening ceremonies included an address by Senator Edward W. Brooke, a luncheon, and the presentation of faculty, administration, and alumni awards.  Other anniversary events included the "Employer Institute and Manpower Symposium" on November 8, 1973 (sponsored by the University, the US Office of Education, and the National Commission on Cooperative Education) and the conclusion of...

A Note to You recordings

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Identifier: A125
Overview "A Note to You" was a classical music radio show broadcasted by WGBH and Northeastern University from Ryder Hall on Northeastern's campus. Roland Nadeau, who also started the Music Department at Northeastern, created the show in the interest of educating children on classical music. Initially, the show was broadcast on WHDH. It grew into a family show where Professor Nadeau would lecture and interview guests and use music to enhance his ideas and moved to WGBH in 1973. Running from 1963-2000,...

Abortion Action Coalition records

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Identifier: M021
Overview The Abortion Action Coalition, a project of the Women's Educational Center (Cambridge, MA), was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1977 to oppose the Doyle-Flynn anti-abortion amendment, which proposed cutting state funding for abortions. The Coalition organized community activities and held discussion forums and educational meetings. The Coalition also worked with local unions and community groups to create a wider action network. Members spoke at demonstrations, on talk shows, and to other...

Abraham Bell and Company order book

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Identifier: M009
Overview Order book of Abraham Bell and Company, an Irish shipping company, listing goods and passengers transported to London, Sicily, and elsewhere.

ACT UP / Boston (Raymond Schmidt and Stephen Skuce) collection

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Identifier: M149
Overview The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP / Boston) was founded in 1987 by activists Raymond Schmidt, Stephen Skuce, Donald Smith, and Paul Wychules to focus local efforts to speed up the development of AIDS treatments, educational programs, and prevention strategies. The membership was a diverse, nonpartisan group of people united in anger and committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis in Boston and throughout the country. The organization was most active from 1988 - 1994 during which...

ACT UP/Boston (David Stitt) collection

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Identifier: M179
Overview David Stitt was a member and volunteer with the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power Boston chapter (ACT UP/Boston). He was involved with a few of the organization's projects, most notably the production of Attitude! newsletter. Stitt also participated in the "rubber fairies" (a program to promote safer sex) and the IV League (a needle exchange program). ACT UP/Boston was founded in 1987 as a way to focus local efforts in support of the development of AIDS...

Administrative Committee of the Basic Colleges records

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Identifier: A093
Overview The Administrative Committee of the Basic Colleges comprised of the deans of the Basic Colleges of Northeastern University and met regularly to discuss issues pertaining to the administration and daily running of the colleges. The four original Basic Colleges were the College of Business Administration, the College of Engineering, the College of Liberal Arts, and the School of Law. In response to the academic community's demand for increased specialization, the number of colleges at...

Advocates for a Common Experience Committee records

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Identifier: A099
Overview In 1991 Provost Michael Baer laid the groundwork for a committee that would work to create a common experience for all Northeastern University undergraduates. The Advocates for a Common Experience Committee was created after the failure of a similar initiative during 1988—1990. Working under the direction of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Andrea Leskes, the committee, consisting of faculty, students, administrators, alumni, and trustees, solicited the help of experts to ascertain the...

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Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 7
Knowles, Asa Smallidge, 1909-1990 7
Ryder, Kenneth G., 1924- 7
Speare, Frank Palmer, 1869-1954 7
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Lewis, Elma 6
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Women's Educational Center (Cambridge, Mass.) 4
Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Boston 4
Zungolo, Eileen 4
ACT UP Boston (Organization) 3
AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, Inc. 3
Action for Boston Community Development 3
Boston Young Men's Christian Association 3
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Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) -- Planning 3
Citywide Educational Coalition 3
Curry, John A. (John Anthony), 1934- 3
Curry, John A., 1934- 3
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Herman, Gerald 3
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 3
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King, Mel 3
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Volpe, John A. 3
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American League to Abolish Capital Punishment 2
Ammarell, Natalie 2
Anderson, R. Wayne, 1941-1991 2
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Boston Housing Authority 2
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Bouvé, Marjorie, 1879-1970 2
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Cambridge Eviction Free Zone (Cambridge, Mass.) 2
Carmichael, Stokely 2
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Chandler, Dana, Jr. 2
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 2
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Corsano, Nicholas D., 1904-2003 2
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