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African American Institute records

Identifier: A081
Overview In February 1969, Northeastern University's African American students submitted a proposal to establish the Afro-American Institute and a Black Studies Department. Students envisioned that the Afro-American Institute would provide an academic, cultural, and political base for black students on campus. Northeastern University's Board of Trustees approved setting up the Afro-American Institute in the Forsyth Annex and appointed Charles Turner director. At the Norfolk House in John Eliot...
Dates: 1967-2001

Calista M. Greenough papers

Identifier: M173

Calista M. Greenough (née Folsom) was a member of the first co-ed class to enroll at Northeastern University in 1943, making her one of the first female graduates of Northeastern University. She graduated from Northeastern in 1946 with a B.A. in Liberal Arts, after which she became a librarian. She married Mager R. Greenough who died in 1997. As of April 2011, Calista resides in Danvers, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1945-1948

Clyde F. Joslyn papers and memorabilia

Identifier: M075
Overview Clyde Frederic Joslyn attended Northeastern University as an accounting major, graduating in 1939 with a Bachelor of Science from the College of Business Administration. While a student at Northeastern, Joslyn was a member of many student organizations and a leader in several: a feature editor for the Northeastern News, the president of Phi Beta Alpha fraternity, a trumpet player in the band and Musical Club, and a member of the Junior Prom Committee, the International Relations Club, the...
Dates: circa 1929-1987

Department of Admissions records

Identifier: A075
Overview Northeastern University's Office of Admissions formed in 1927 under director Milton John Schlagenhauf, replacing a Committee on Admissions. Enrollment increased drastically after World War II, from 3,623 students in 1944 to 10,671 in 1947, and it steadily increased each succeeding year. Northeastern University made a concerted effort to recruit students and provide scholarships to those who could not afford college. In 1960, an Associate Director of Admissions was hired in response to the...
Dates: 1938-1999

Division of Student Affairs records

Identifier: A084
Overview The Division of Student Affairs was originally known as the Office of the Dean of Students. In the 1950s, the office comprised a dean of freshmen, dean of women, and dean of men. In 1970, the Office of Dean of Students was reorganized into the Division of Student Affairs, and many of the tasks that had originally been handled directly by the dean and his assistants were separated into departments that reported to the Vice President of Student Affairs. Among these services were counseling and...
Dates: 1933-2008; Majority of material found within 1965-1985

Edward B. Landry papers and memorabilia

Identifier: M076
Overview Edward B. Landry attended Northeastern University as a member of the Class of 1929, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, and later earning another B.S. in Engineering from Northeastern in 1935. While a student, Landry was active in student government, serving on the Student Council, and was president and vice president of his class. After graduation, he was active in alumni affairs, founding the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Alumni Club and serving as its president....
Dates: 1921-1978

Northeastern University Motion Picture collection

Identifier: A014
Overview The collection consists of motion picture reels documenting life at Northeastern University. Included are films of the groundbreaking and construction of Richards Hall, Dodge Hall, Cabot Physical Education Center, Hayden Hall, Ell Student Center, and Churchill Hall. Also included are films of the naming of the Cabot and Ell buildings, President Knowles' inauguration, and President Ell's Alumni Testimonial Dinner. Each reel has been copied to VHS format. There are four master VHS copies for...
Dates: 1934-1976

Office of Educational Opportunity Programs and Service-Learning records

Identifier: A052
Overview The Office of Educational Opportunity Programs and Service-Learning (OEOP/SL) at Northeastern University (NU) was established in the 1993-94 academic year. Holly M. Carter, whose career at NU began in 1973, became dean of the OEOP/SL. The OEOP/SL was charged with: 1) coordinating University-wide community service-learning initiatives; 2) serving as a clearinghouse for internal and external community service-learning resources and information; 3) developing initiatives in community...
Dates: 1984-2000

Walter W. Hartford, Jr. films

Identifier: M074
Overview Walter W. Hartford Jr., was president of Northeastern University's Class of 1943 and was an electrical engineering major in the original Class of 1944, which entered Northeastern in September 1939. The graduation date for the class was to be June 1944; however, after the United States entered World War II, the school instituted an accelerated program which moved the graduation date of the Class of 1944 to November 1943. During the war, Northeastern University graduated several classes per...
Dates: circa 1942-1943

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