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Corporation and Board of Trustees records

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Identifier: A012
Overview Northeastern University was incorporated in 1916 as the Northeastern College of the Young Men's Christian Association. In its first two decades, at least two-thirds of Northeastern University's Corporation members were directors of the Greater Boston Y.M.C.A. The Board of Trustees of the Endowment Funds was established in 1924. In 1927, it became the Board of Trustees of the Permanent Funds, but disbanded in 1932. On January 22, 1937 the Corporation founded the Northeastern University Board of...

Facilities Division records

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Identifier: A094
Overview Since its founding in 1896, Northeastern University has expanded its campus from a few buildings on Huntington Avenue to a sprawling campus. After initially renting space in the Botolph Building and the Boston Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the University built its first building, Richards Hall, in 1939, and continued to grow from there. A push towards building dormitory spaces in the 1960s helped to transform the University from a commuter college to a residential college. At the...

Northeastern University Photograph collection

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Identifier: A103
Overview Northeastern University was founded in 1898 as a primarily commuter school with an all-male student body focusing on engineering and law programs. Since then, the University has expanded and now has six basic colleges, graduate and undergraduate programs in a wide variety of fields, and a diverse student body. The photographic collection reflects the history and development of the University from the early 1900s to the present day, including the expansion of Northeastern's physical plant and...

Office of the President (Speare) records

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Identifier: A001
Overview Frank Palmer Speare (FPS) was named the Educational Director of the Evening Institute of the Boston YMCA in 1896. He transformed the loosely organized school into an institute for higher learning that eventually became Northeastern University (NU). He oversaw the launching of several of NU's early schools: the evening law school, the now-defunct automobile school, the evening polytechnic schools, the school of commerce and finance, and the co-operative engineering school. In 1916 the Evening...

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Speare, Frank Palmer, 1869-1954 2
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Curry, John A. (John Anthony), 1934- 1
Ell, Carl Stephens, b. 1887 1
Freeland, Richard Middleton, b. 1941 1
Knowles, Asa Smallidge, 1909-1990 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Design and construction 1
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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Board of Trustees 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Buildings and Grounds Department 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for Applied Social Research 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for Labor Market Studies 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for the Study of Sport in Society 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Arts and Sciences 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Business Administration 1
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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Criminal Justice 1
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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Corporation 1
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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Facilities Division 1
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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of University Development 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of the President 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of the President (Speare) 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Plant Maintenance Department 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). School of Law 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). School of Law -- Buildings 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Student government 1
Ryder, Kenneth G., b. 1924 1
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