Showing Collections: 151 - 200 of 336
Overview Educator and civil rights activist Gregory C. Coffin was born in 1926 in Meriden, Connecticut and raised in Rye, New York. He earned a BA from Harvard University, an Ed.M. from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in educational administration from the University of Connecticut. He married Nancy Stackpole Coffin in 1950. The couple had four children. Coffin taught at Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts for three years before becoming principal of Woodstock Academy in Connecticut. He also...
Dates: 1966-2002 (bulk 1966-1975)
Overview Harold A. Garabedian (HAG) was born in 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Tufts College in 1919, then took a job with the John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company as an actuary. He was promoted to vice-president and consultant in 1961 and retired from the John Hancock in 1963. During 1963, HAG, along with Byron K. Elliot, president of the John Hancock, and Asa Knowles, then president of Northeastern University (NU), developed the Graduate School of Actuarial Science (GSAS) at...
Overview Harold Hamilton Kerr served as a member of Northeastern University's Corporation (1942-1963), Board of Trustees (1945-1963), and Committee on Development (1945-1963). In recognition of his services, Northeastern University named the faculty center at 96 The Fenway in honor of Kerr on October 28, 1975. He also served as president, treasurer, and director of Boston Gear Works, Inc., in 1940-1947. In addition, he was a member (1937-1947) and vice-president (1940-1944) of the National Metal...
Overview Harold R. Raemer, a professor of electrical engineering, was born on April 26, 1924. He received a B.S. in physics, an M.S. in mathematics, and, in 1959, a PhD in physics from Northwestern University. From 1952 to 1963, Raemer worked in industrial laboratories as a research engineer. In 1963, he came to Northeastern University as an associate professor of electrical engineering, and was appointed professor in 1966. Raemer was chair of the Electrical Engineering Department from 1966-1977, and he...
Overview Harvey "Chet" Krentzman graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Engineering in 1949. He received his MBA from the Harvard Business School in 1952, and in 1954 he established the Advanced Management Associates, Inc., a management company providing consultant services to small businesses. In 1959 he was invited to start the Small Business Institute at the Northeastern University Office of Adult and Continuing Education. From the 1960s through the early 1980s, he ran a number of...
Overview Henry Robert Cattley attended Northeastern University from 1931 to 1935, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Cattley was a member of the track and cross-country teams, and he participated in Northeastern University's annual show.
Overview For 40 years from 1971-2011 the Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation (HOPE) was a prominent community based organization with regional offices in Boston, Lawrence, and Springfield, Massachusetts. HOPE offered a variety of educational and health and human services programs for the Latino community of Massachusetts in the areas of college readiness, health promotion, prevention education, technology training, and workforce and leadership development. Program highlights included an annual...
Dates: 1957-2012 (bulk 1982-2011)
Overview The Northeastern University (NU) Holocaust Awareness Committee (HAC) was organized in 1991 and is affiliated with the NU Office of Spiritual Life. Prior to HAC's organization in 1991, NU had an annual Holocaust Remembrance Week, which was organized by the Office of Religious Life (later renamed the Office of Spiritual Life) between 1977 and 1991. Membership includes NU students, faculty, and staff of various religious and ethnic backgrounds. The HAC's primary purpose is to remember the...
Dates: 1984-2010 (bulk 1991-1999)
Overview Human Resource Management aims "to attract, reward and retain a high-quality faculty and staff to meet the university's educational mission." The office is responsible for the university's compensation and benefits programs, employment and employee relations, human resources information systems, and training and development programs for the university community.
Dates: 1963-2005 (bulk 1967-1995)
Overview In December 1941, William W. Robinson and Gordon H. Brown began a ski club at Northeastern University known as the Hus-skiers. Over the years, the Hus-skiers became more involved in other outdoor activities, and "Outing Club" was added to the group's name. In 1971, the club built the Brown Memorial Lodge in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The club usually maintains a membership of about 200 undergraduates, 30 of which are considered active members. There is also a loosely organized Alumni...
Overview In 1927, Northeastern University (NU) first adopted its mascot, a Siberian Husky named King Husky I. After King Husky I's death in 1941, Northeastern developed a 20-year relationship with Chinook Kennels in Wonalancet, New Hampshire, which provided the next seven mascots. In 1958, the kennel closed and the administration chose to commission a husky statue rather than continue the tradition of the live mascots. The statue was completed in 1962 by Anne Philbrick Hall, a sculpter under contract...
Overview Northeastern University's Inaugural Committee organizes and manages the induction ceremony of University presidents. There have been six presidential inaugurations in the history of Northeastern: 30 March 1917 - Frank Palmer Speare; 19 November 1940 - Carl Stephens Ell; 8 September 1959 - Asa Smallidge Knowles; 28 October 1975 - Kenneth Gilmore Ryder; 1 December 1989 - John Anthony Curry ; 17 January 1997 - Richard Middleton Freeland.
Overview Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) is a community development corporation whose mission is to guarantee residents of the Villa Victoria community long term control over their housing by offering programs in community organizing and development, human services, and art and culture. Located in the South End of Boston, IBA began in 1967 as a grassroots movement against the Boston Redevelopment Authority's urban renewal plan. IBA incorporated in 1968 as the Emergency Tenant's Council of Parcel 19,...
Dates: 1967-2004 (bulk 1974-1999)
Overview The Institute of Taxation (IT) existed ca. 1955-1965 under the auspices of the Northeastern University College of Business Administration, with ties to the Division of Continuing Education. In the 1950s and 1960s, IT presented a series of tax forums as an opportunity for continuing education for local tax professionals. The Federal Tax Forums and Federal Tax Institutes were presented in conjunction with the professional accounting societies of New England. The Massachusetts Tax Forums were...
Overview On April 30, 1920, delegates from the three fraternities (Beta Gamma Epsilon, Alpha Kappa Sigma, and Eta Tau Nu) on Northeastern University's campus joined together to form the Pan-Hellenic Council. Renamed the InterFraternity Council on October 26, 1921, the InterFraternity Council began as a representative body composed of two men from each fraternity. Currently, an unlimited number of members from each fraternity may serve on the council. The objectives of the InterFraternity Council are to...
Dates: 1963-1998 (bulk 1963-1975)
Overview The International Society grew out of the Chinatown's Chinese Economic Development Council in 1979. The society is a nonprofit funded by a combination of grants and donations, and has been headed by Dr. Doris Chu from its beginning. The International Society was created to support Chinese culture and heritage among Boston's Chinese community, as well as to promote the city's understanding of that culture. This mission has shifted over time, however, to include promoting racial harmony through...
Dates: 1978-2002 (bulk 1984-1998)
Overview During the 1970's, Northeastern University worked to make the University more a part of the international community. Many students held coop jobs in foreign countries and Northeastern University staff went abroad to recruit, teach or conduct research. In addition, Northeastern experienced an increase in international student enrollment. Because of the increasing number of international students, the Office of Student Affairs employed a Foreign Student Advisor and expanded services, the goal of...
Overview Professor Irene Nichols was an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Education in the Foundations of Education program at Northeastern University from 1964 to 1969, Associate Professor of Psychology in Education from 1969 to 1986, and Associate Professor of Education from 1986 to 1999. In 1972, Nichols was elected the first woman chair of the Agenda Committee of the Faculty Senate at Northeastern. She also chaired several other University committees, including the Faculty Senate Academic Policy...
Overview Mechanical engineer Israel Katz devoted much of his career to educating present and future engineers. He spent 25 years at Northeastern University as a student, administrator, and faculty member. Katz entered Northeastern in 1937 after graduating from the Boston Trade School and earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with honors in 1941. After obtaining additional engineering degrees at MIT and Cornell University, he remained at Cornell as a staff member, devoting some...
Overview In June 1974, Judge W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. found the Boston School Committee guilty of willful segregation and called for forced busing of students from Roxbury and other predominantly African-American neighborhoods, to predominantly white schools, including Hyde Park, South Boston, and Charlestown High Schools. Before the ruling, students were assigned to schools based on where they lived. As a result, schools were segregated based on the population of the students in the area. While in many...
Dates: 1905-ca. 1990 (bulk 1974-1976)
Overview The Jewish Renaissance Project (JRP) began in 2000 as an optional project for Northeastern University students minoring in Jewish Studies. The JRP requires students to undertake a service-learning module, such as working with the elderly to record their life histories or with the Anti-Defamation League, in association with a four-credit course of the student's choice. Miriam Fogelson was a Northeastern student who interviewed George Kaiser and Maurice Amdur as part of a Jewish Renaissance...
Overview John Anthony Volpe, born the son of Italian immigrants in 1908, was a successful Massachusetts businessman and accomplished public servant. He served as Commissioner of Public Works in Massachusetts in 1953, was appointed Federal Highway Commissioner under Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957, was elected Governor of Massachusetts three times (in 1960, 1964, and 1966), was appointed Secretary of Transportation under Richard Nixon in 1969, and was appointed Ambassador to Italy in 1972. While Governor of...
Overview John C. Graves was an activist involved in the gay liberation movement in Boston in the 1970s. Graves was born in 1938 and raised in New York City. Between 1964 and 1974, he was a philosophy professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After coming out in 1972, he became actively involved in mental health, educational, and spiritual assistance programs for Boston's gay community. He was also active in student organizations and founded the Gay Academic Union of New England in 1974. In...
Dates: 1971-1996 (bulk 1975-1980)
Overview John E. Bush is a co-founder of Men of All Colors Together Boston (MACT) and served as a co-chair of National Association of Black and White Men Together (NABWMT) in 1988. He edited newsletters for both organizations, as well as the Boston Bar Study, an examination of the institutionalized racism in Boston's gay and lesbian bars, and "Reflections," a collection of meditative essays by NABWMT members. MACT, a chapter of NABWMT, is the East Coast's oldest interracial gay organization. MACT...
Overview John Andrew Ross was an accomplished African-American composer, organist, choral conductor, and jazz musician. Born in Boston on December 15, 1940, Ross became the music director at the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts in 1970. Working with the school and its parent organization, the National Center of Afro-American Artists, he lead two widely recognized music ensembles, the Voices of Black Persuasion and the Contra-Band. Starting in 1970, Ross became the musical director of the highly acclaimed...
Overview On December 30, 1994, John Salvi opened fire on two abortion clinics in Brookline, Massachusetts. He killed two women receptionists, Lee Ann Nichols and Shanon Lowney, and wounded five others associated with the clinics. Salvi's associations with radical right-wing organizations and theories about a conspiracy against the Catholic Church led him to believe that he was fighting an "abortion Holocaust." On March 18, 1996, Salvi was found guilty on two counts of first-degree murder and sentenced...
Overview African American politician and educator Joseph David Warren was born to Geroldine McDaniel Warren and Harold H. Warren in Harlem, New York on April 2, 1938. In 1979, he organized what became known as the "Warren Commission," a political advocacy group that worked to improve the social and economic conditions of minority groups and to ensure that their needs were represented in the Massachusetts and federal governments. Warren served as a political aide and advisor to Michael S. Dukakis during...
Dates: 1972-2003 (bulk 1980-1990)
Overview Joseph P. McGuckian was born in Roslindale, Massachusetts on April 30,1907. He graduated from Boston English High School in 1924 and entered Northeastern University three years later. While attending Northeastern, McGuckian participated in extracurricular activities including the Flying Club and Nominating Committee, was a member of the soccer and hockey teams, and was voted Junior Class Secretary and in his senior year, Senate president. McGuckian graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree...
Overview Julius A. Schweinfurth was born in Auburn, NY on September 20, 1858. Schweinfurth came to Boston in 1879 and was employed by the architectural firm of Peabody and Stearns. He published a collection of his travel drawings, "Sketches Abroad," in 1888. He continued to work as chief designer for Peabody and Stearns while accepting commissions and submitting designs to competitions as an independent architect until 1895. In 1895, Schweinfurth left Peabody and Stearns to open his own practice....
Overview Katherine Gillette Osborne founded the Boston Students Union in 1910. She was resident director of Students House, the residence for women students run by the Union, from 1910 until her death in 1943. Both of the buildings formerly occupied by Students House (81 St. Stephen Street and, later, 96 The Fenway) are now owned by Northeastern University.
Overview Kelley Ready is a human rights activist and anthropology professor. She was especially active in the organization Friends of Committee of Mothers and Relatives of Political Prisoners, Disappeared and Assassinated of El Salvador, Monsignor "Oscar Arnulfo Romero" (CoMadres). This group supports the parent organization CoMadres by writing letters, holding meetings and events to make their struggles known, and providing financial support. The main organization was founded in December 1977 by El...
Dates: 1981-1994 (bulk 1985-1989)
Overview Keri Lynn Duran was an activist and educator who worked on behalf of people with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). She was diagnosed with HIV in 1989 after entering a drug rehabilitation program and developed AIDS in 1990. After working with AIDS activists in Worchester, Duran moved to Boston in January, 1991 and became a member of ACT UP / Boston through which she participated in a number of protest actions and AIDS education activities. She...
Dates: 1966-1995 (bulk 1990-1993)
Overview La Alianza Hispana was begun in 1968 by Ana Maria Rodríguez, teacher of English as a second language at the Winthrop Elementary School in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Noticing the impoverished conditions of her Latino students, Rodríguez, along with fellow teacher Betsy Tregar, started meeting at Denison House in Roxbury with Latino parents to begin addressing their needs. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Latino community of Boston became very active in the city's civic, social, and...
Dates: 1960-1999 (bulk 1975-1995)
Overview Larry Blumsack received his BS in Business Administration from Northeastern University in 1960, and his MS in Communications/Theatre from Emerson College in 1965. A founding member of the Theatre Department at Northeastern, Blumsack went on to serve as co-director of the drama department at the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts before embarking on a twenty-plus year career as a theater critic for a number of Boston area publications.
Dates: 1955-2006 (bulk 1960-1995)
Overview Laurence Fuller Cleveland was born May 6, 1905. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and later earned a Master of Science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cleveland taught electrical engineering at Northeastern from 1929 - 1973. He began as a drawing instructor, and, after a 44 year career, retired as a tenured professor from the Department of Electrical Engineering. In addition to his teaching duties, Cleveland acted as Chapel Choir...
Overview Founded as the Lesbian and Gay Political Alliance of Greater Boston (LGPAGB) in 1982, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Alliance of Massachusetts (LGBTPAM) is a political advocacy organization for gay and lesbian rights. Today this group has actively pursued causes relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, such as funding for AIDS research and education, anti-discrimination legislation, legalization of same-sex unions, and the elimination of anti-gay...
Overview Lester E. Hintz graduated from the Business Administration program at Northeastern University in 1931. While attending Northeastern, he was a member of the Gamma Phi Kappa fraternity and was one of the star players on the fraternity's basketball team. After graduation he married his college sweetheart, Marion Shumway, and returned to his home state of Connecticut to work as an accountant. Throughout his adult life, he was active in the Northeastern University Alumni Club of Connecticut, serving...
Overview Louise Hall Tharp, children's author and historical biographer, was born in 1898 in Oneonta, New York, and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts. After attending the Boston School of Fine Arts in 1917-1919, she worked for the Girl Scouts of America in 1925-1934. In 1940, Tharp wrote her first book, Tory Hole. In total, she wrote 17 historical novels for young people and historical biographies for older readers. In 1959, Tharp was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Literature from Northeastern...
Overview The Lowell Institute School was founded in 1903 to provide technical training to industrial workers seeking to enhance their skills. Its Alumni Association was founded in 1905 by members of the Lowell Institute School's first graduating class, the Class of 1905. The association A adopted its first Constitution in 1906 with the mission of "maintaining and increasing the interest of the graduates in the school...[and] increasing the influence and reputation of the school in the industrial...
Overview The Lowell Institute School was founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1903 as the School for Industrial Foremen. It provided low-cost, continuing education to industrial foremen seeking to enhance their professional skills. The school offered two tuition-free evening programs: the Mechanical Course and the Electrical Course. Over time, the school's admission standards became more rigorous and its curriculum expanded, but it continued to offer two-year programs in mechanical...
Overview On 9 November 2006, Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun met with members of the Black Ministerial Alliance of Massachusetts at the People's Baptist Church (830 Tremont Street, Boston) to discuss possible collaborations between Northeastern and Lower Roxbury clergy. During the meeting, Reverend Michael E. Haynes suggested the University create a history of the African American community in Lower Roxbury. As a result, President Aoun appointed Joseph D. Warren, at that time Special...
Overview The Lower Roxbury Community Corporation (LRCC) was formed in May 1966 by four small neighborhood groups that met at four neighborhood centers in Lower Roxbury in May 1966. The neighborhood meetings were in response to the Boston Redevelopment Authority's (BRA) proposal to build a high school in Lower Roxbury, potentially displacing local residents and businesses. LRCC's purpose was to give residents a say in urban renewal projects, including the expansion of Interstate 95, that affected Lower...
Overview In 1967, the Marine Science Center, then the Marine Science Institute, was founded in order to provide space for master and doctoral level students and visiting scientists to conduct research in ocean chemistry, water quality, and pollution. The Marine Science Center (MSC), located in Nahant, opened on October 29, 1969 as the David F. and Edna F. Edwards Marine Science Laboratory. Renamed in 1982 as the Marine Science and Maritime Studies Center, MSC refocused on marine ecology, behavior,...
Dates: 1946-2006 (bulk 1966-1993)
Overview A leader in physical education, Marjorie Bouvé was born in 1879 in Hull, Massachusetts. She attended school at the Boston Normal School of Gymnastics, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University. While attending school, Bouvé operated Ye Squirlijig puzzles, handcrafting hundreds of wooden jigsaw puzzles. In 1913, Bouvé and six other women founded the Boston School of Physical Education. In 1925, citing disagreements with the corporation, Bouvé withdrew from Boston School of...
Dates: 1892-1972 (bulk 1892-1918)
Overview Martin Neal Gopen was born August 13, 1934 and died on June 18, 2006, spending the majority of his life in the South End of Boston, MA. During that time he worked as a political activist and advocate for underserved communities. He attended Northeastern University (1950-1952), but earned his undergraduate (1955-1960) and graduate (1960-1961) degrees from Boston University. He served in the US Army from 1951-1953 when he was honorably discharged. He was involved in numerous social justice...
Dates: 1933-1994 (bulk 1969-1989)
Overview Mary Ellen Welch is a community activist and former teacher at Hugh R. O'Donnell Elementary School in East Boston, Massachusetts. Since the 1960s, she has been an advocate for East Boston residents on issues surrounding waterfront development, affordable housing, public schools, and the expansion of Logan International Airport.
Dates: 1948, 1966-2012 (bulk 1971-2012)
Overview During the winter of 1978, a group of feminists gathered to discuss forming an organization to support battered women and to combat domestic violence in Massachusetts. The discussion resulted in the formation of the Massachusetts Coalition of Battered Women's Service Groups, a statewide organization that would both finance local organizations and address the needs of battered women across Massachusetts. In its 20 years of activity, the coalition organized fundraising efforts, political...
Overview The Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus (the Caucus) was founded in 1973 to fight for social equality for the gay and lesbian community in Massachusetts. Originally titled the Boston Advocates for Human Rights, the organization changed its name to Massachusetts Caucus for Gay Legislation in 1976 to reflect its focus on statewide legislation. The organization adopted its current name in 1987. The Caucus was the first group within the gay and lesbian community to employ a lobbyist to...
Dates: 1974-2007 (bulk 1978-2004)
Overview The Massachusetts Human Services Coalition (MHSC) was founded in 1976 and operated as a vehicle for organizing individuals around causes related to human services, focusing on the residents of Massachusetts who most directly benefit from state-funded services, including at-risk children, low-income families, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and other vulnerable populations. The MHSC focused on analyzing and tracking public policy and funding of human services provided by the...
Overview The Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads Committee, a committee of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers [ASME], was established to receive and act upon recommendations from Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads, to sponsor activities and meetings to discuss mechanical engineering technology education, student activities, faculty development and other appropriate matters and their relation to the professional development of mechanical engineering technologists,...
- Education, Cooperative 11
- Community development, Urban -- Massachusetts -- Boston 10
- Universities and colleges -- Administration 9
- African Americans -- Education -- Massachusetts -- Boston 8
- College students -- Massachusetts -- Boston 8
- African American artists -- Massachusetts -- Boston 7
- Boston (Mass.) -- Race relations 7
- College presidents -- Massachusetts -- Boston 7
- School integration -- Massachusetts -- Boston 6
- AIDS (Disease) -- Massachusetts 5
- AIDS (Disease) -- Massachusetts -- Boston 5
- Civil rights -- Massachusetts -- Boston 5
- Community organization -- Massachusetts -- Boston 5
- Educational fund raising 5
- Nonprofit organizations -- Massachusetts 5
- Student activities -- Massachusetts -- Boston 5
- AIDS (Disease) -- Education 4
- AIDS activists -- Massachusetts 4
- Adult education -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- African American art -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- African American theater -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Class reunions 4
- College buildings -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- College presidents -- Inauguration 4
- Commencement ceremonies -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Education, Bilingual -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Education, Cooperative -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Gay activists -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Gay liberation movement -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Gay rights -- Massachusetts 4
- Greek letter societies 4
- Health care reform -- Massachusetts 4
- Oral history 4
- Physical education and training -- Massachusetts 4
- Pro-choice movement -- Massachusetts 4
- Social service -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Substance abuse prevention 4
- Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Vocational education -- Massachusetts -- Boston 4
- Women -- Societies and clubs 4
- Women's rights 4
- Women's rights -- Massachusetts 4
- AIDS (Disease) in women -- Massachusetts 3
- Affordable housing 3
- African American arts -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- African American neighborhoods -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- African American politicians 3
- African American students -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- African American women -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- African American youth -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- African Americans -- Political activity 3
- African Americans -- Social conditions 3
- Art centers -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Artists and museums -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Business education -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- College publications -- Massachusetts 3
- College radio stations -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- College students -- Recreation 3
- Community organization 3
- Drug approval -- United States 3
- Engineering -- Study and teaching 3
- Engineering students -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Feminism -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge 3
- Gay activists -- Massachusetts 3
- Gay liberation movement -- Massachusetts 3
- Hispanic American teenage girls 3
- Hispanic Americans 3
- Hispanic Americans -- Massachusetts 3
- Hispanic Americans -- Services for -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Housing -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Housing rehabilitation -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Law -- Study and teaching 3
- Lesbian activists -- Massachusetts 3
- Neighborhoods -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Physical education for women -- Massachusetts 3
- Prisoners -- Civil rights 3
- Puerto Ricans -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Safe sex in AIDS prevention -- Massachusetts 3
- Social justice 3
- Students -- Political activity -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- United States -- Race relations 3
- Urban renewal 3
- Women -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans 3
- Youth -- Employment -- United States 3
- AIDS activists -- Massachusetts -- Boston 2
- Abortion -- Government policy -- Citizen participation 2
- Achievement motivation in youth 2
- Adult education -- Massachusetts 2
- Adult education -- United States 2
- Affirmative action programs -- Massachusetts 2
- African American civic leaders -- Massachusetts -- Boston 2
- African American college students -- Massachusetts -- Boston 2
- African American dance -- Massachusetts -- Boston 2
- African American gays -- Massachusetts -- Boston 2
- African American political activists 2
- African Americans -- Economic conditions 2
- African Americans -- Education 2
- African Americans -- Massachusetts 2
- African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston 2 ∧ less
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) 25
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Students 24
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Faculty 20
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Buildings 17
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Administration 16
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Alumni and alumnae 16
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). School of Law 13
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Engineering 12
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Funds and scholarships 11
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Presidents 9
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Anniversaries, etc. 8
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Sports 8
- Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 7
- Knowles, Asa Smallidge, 1909-1990 7
- Ryder, Kenneth G., 1924- 7
- Speare, Frank Palmer, 1869-1954 7
- Boston Public Schools 6
- Lewis, Elma 6
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Employees 6
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Student housing 6
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Business Administration 6
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of History 6
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Libraries 6
- Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) 5
- Ell, Carl Stephens, 1887-1981 5
- Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts 5
- National Center of Afro-American Artists 5
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Curricula 5
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- History 5
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Arts and Sciences 5
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of the President 5
- Hall, David 4
- National Center of Afro-American Artists. Museum 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Bands 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Boston-Bouvé College 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Class of 1926 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Class of 1935 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Class of 1943 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Criminal Justice 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Education 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Athletics 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Music 4
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of University Development 4
- 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
- Bouvé-Boston School of Physical Education 3
- 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
- Garcia, Frieda 3
- Herman, Gerald 3
- Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 3
- Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932- 3
- King, Mel 3
- Luttgens, Kathryn 3
- Massachusetts Correctional Association 3
- Merced, Nelson 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Basketball 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Benefactors 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Football 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for Cooperative Education 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Cooperative Education Research Center 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Theatre 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of Alumni Relations 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). School of Law -- Alumni and alumnae 3
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Urban Schools Collaborative 3
- Rosenblatt, Norman 3
- Ryder, Kenneth G., b. 1924 3
- Tsongas, Paul 3
- Volpe, John A. 3
- Abortion Action Coalition 2
- American League to Abolish Capital Punishment 2
- Ammarell, Natalie 2
- Anderson, R. Wayne, 1941-1991 2
- Annie E. Casey Foundation 2
- Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff 2
- Bell, Derrick A. 2
- Bentsen, Lloyd 2
- Bernstein, Samuel J. 2
- Beta Gamma Epsilon. Northeastern University Chapter 2
- Boston Housing Authority 2
- Boston Intercollegiate Lesbian and Gay Alliance 2
- Boston Redevelopment Authority 2
- Bouvé, Marjorie, 1879-1970 2
- Bromfield Street Educational Foundation 2
- Burke, Barbara 2
- Cambridge Eviction Free Zone (Cambridge, Mass.) 2
- Carmichael, Stokely 2
- Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) -- History 2
- Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) -- Maps 2
- Chandler, Dana, Jr. 2
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 2
- Committee for Cambridge Rent Control (Cambridge, Mass.) 2
- Corsano, Nicholas D., 1904-2003 2 ∧ less