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Title:Centennial Office records
Dates:1990–1998 (bulk 1992–1997)
Call Number:A36
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Series:

1. Committees, 1990–1998
Volume:1.40 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical
Summary:

This series documents the activities of the various Centennial committees through correspondence and minutes.  Information about the Faculty Advisory Committee can also be found in the Steering Committee folders, as well as in Series 3. One Hundred Fund.

Information about the Centennial publications is also in Series 2. Subject Files, Centennial Book and Centennial Calendar folders.  More information about the activities of the Convocations Committee and about Opening Day can be found in Series 2. Subject Files, Centennial Convocation folders. Further information about exhibits can be found in Series 2. Subject Files, Exhibits folders.
BoxTitleDate
1Administrator/Staff Advisory Committee 1994–1995
1Alumni Advisory Committee1994–1996
1Athletics Committee1994–1996
1Centennial Committee (5 folders)1993–1998
1Centennial Path Committee1990, 1994–1997
1Closing Celebration Committee1994–1996
College Liaisons
1Bouvé‚ College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences1995–1996
1College of Arts and Sciences1995–1996
1College of Business Administration1995–1996
1College of Computer Science1995
1College of Criminal Justice1996
1College of Engineering1995–1997
1College of Nursing1995–1996
1Division of Cooperative Education1995–1996
1School of Law1995–1997
1University College1995–1996
1Committee Chairs1994–1997
1Community and Government Relations Committee1994–1996
1Convocations Committee1994–1997
1Cultural Activities Committee1994–1997
1Executive Committee1993
1, 14, 15Exhibits Committee (8 folders)n.d., 1994–1997
1Faculty Advisory Committee1996–1997
1Honorary Committee1993–1996
1Honors Committee (3 folders)1994–1997
1Memorabilia Committee1994–1997
1Physical Plant Committee1994–1995
1Public Relations Committee (2 folders)1994–1997
1Publications Committee1994–1996
1, 2Steering Committee (7 folders)1993–1997
2Student Advisory Committee1993–1997
2Technology Committee1994–1995
2Working Committees1994–1997
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2. Subject Files, n.d., 1989–1998
Volume:1.65 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical
Summary:

The Subject Files include correspondence, meeting notes, and planning materials of the directors.  The bulk of the material, spanning 1992–1997, was created and/or maintained by Barbara Burke.

This series features: a video of a lecture on Northeastern University's history given by William M. Fowler, Jr. ("Alive and kicking at 100: Northeastern University); an audio cassette recording of Paul Anka singing a song he penned for the Centennial Campaign's Victory Celebration in 1998 (Victory Celebration: "My Way"); slides from the Centennial Slide Library (Centennial Slide Collection); and photographs of the 100th Birthday Party held for Professor Emeritus Alfred J. Ferretti in February 1997 (Ferretti, Alfred).

Information about the Centennial Convocation and Exhibits can also be found in the Convocations Committee folder in Series 1. Committees.  Materials pertaining to the Centennial Book and Calendar can be found in the Publications Committee folders in Series 1. Committees. 
BoxTitleDate
2, 15 "Alive and Kicking at 100: Northeastern University," by William M. Fowler, Jr. (3 folders) (VHS)1996
2Archives and Special Collections Department: Correspondence1993–1996
2Banners, Flags, and Signs1993–1997
2Bostonian Society Boston Historic Markers Program, "The Landing Place" Application1997, 1999
Centennial
2Book1993–1997
2Calendar1995–1997
2Campaign1991–1996
2Victory Celebration: "My Way," by Paul Anka: Text and Audio (2 folders)1998
2Closing Celebration1998
2Concert1994–1997
2, 12Convocation (11 folders)1995–1997
2Path First Brick Event1996–1997
2Poster Session1998
2Slide Collection (4 folders)n.d., 1994–1995
2Center for the Study of Sports in Society: Correspondence1996
2Class of 1902 Research Project1995
2Cohen, Irwin: Meeting Notes1996–1997
2Commencements1995–1998
2Correspondence (2 folders)1989–1997
2Curry, John A.: Biographical Information and Meeting Notes1989–1996
2Events Calendar1995–1997
2, 15Exhibits (6 folders)1994–1998
2–3Ferretti, Alfred J.: 100th Birthday Party (3 folders)1996
3Fowler, William M., Jr.: Meeting Notes1993–1997
3Freeland, Richard M.: Meeting Notes1996
3Goals1990, 1992
3Henderson House National Register Application1995
3Homecoming1996–1997
3Honorary Degree Recipients Research Projectn.d.
3Huntington Avenue Construction1994–1996
3Logo (2 folders)1992–1997
3Kerr Hall National Register Application1995–1997
3Mailing List, Universityn.d., 1996
3Mementos1995–1997
Northeastern University
3Board of Trustees Presentation1995
3Corporation1995
3Historical Timelinen.d., 1995
3Joint Advisory Council Presentation1994
3Orientation1993
3Parking and Public Safety: Correspondence1995–1997
3Postcard1990, 1995–1998
3ROTC: Correspondence1995–1996
3"Rationale for Founding Date of Northeastern University”n.d.
3Researchn.d., 1994
3Relatives of Northeastern University Pioneersn.d., 1989
3Resident Student Association: Bid for Regional Conference1997
3"Saluting the Past, Shaping the Future: Report Prepared for President Elect Richard Freeland”1996
3Space/Events Planning Handbookn.d.
3Speakers Suggested1996
3Stationaryn.d., 1997
3T–Shirts1993, 1995
3Theme1994–1995
3Volunteers1994–1996
3Website1996–1997
3YMCA Boston1990, 1994
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Series:

3. One Hundred Fund, 1993–1998
Volume:0.75 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical and Chronological
Summary:

This series contain grant proposals, and most of the files contain some commentary about them and why they were or were not funded. The Proposals Funded files contain correspondence with grantees and reports from them on the progress of their grants.

Material about the One Hundred Fund and the granting process can also be found in the Steering Committee folders in Series 1. Committees; additional information about the committee in charge of the grant is found in the Faculty Advisory Committee folder in the same series.
BoxTitleDate
3Correspondence (2 folders)1993–1998
3–4Proposals (7 folders)1995–1997
4Proposals Funded: A–Z (8 folders)1995–1997
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4. Oral History Project, 1990–1998
Volume:0.75 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical and Chronological
Summary:

The Oral History Project records contain transcripts and audio cassettes of interviews conducted with Northeastern University faculty, staff, and alumni who could offer a historical perspective on the University. Some of the interviews were conducted by students of the Oral History course offered by the Department of History.
BoxTitleDate
4Correspondencen.d., 1994–1997
4Formsn.d.
Manuals:
6Interviewer's Handbook1994–1995
6Oral Historyca. 1990
6Project Lists (2 folders)n.d., 1994–1997
6Status Report and Proposal for Celebration1995
Interviews:
4Amico, Sal: Associate Bursar Transcript1997
7Amico, Sal: Associate Bursar Tape1997
4Angus, Robert B.: College of Engineering Transcript1995
4Barrs, James T.: English Dept Transcript1995
4Berris, Leon: Class of 1929 Transcriptn.d.
7Berris, Leon: Class of 1929 Tape
4Berkett, S: Transcriptn.d.
4Bernstein, Samuel J.: Prof. of English Transcript1996
7Bernstein, Samuel J.: Prof. of English Tape1996
4Blackman, Eugene: Dept. of Drama, Speech & Music Chair Transcript1995
7Blackman, Eugene: Dept. of Drama, Speech & Music Chair Tape1995
4Bryan, Robert W.: Class of 1995 Transcript1995
7Bryan, Robert W.: Class of 1995 Tape1995
4Burke, Barbara: Executive Director of the Centennial Celebration Transcript1997
11Burke, Barbara: Executive Director of the Centennial Celebration Tape (2 tapes)1997
4Cloney Transcriptn.d.
4Connolly, John "Tinker": Director of Matthews Arena Transcript1995
4Connolly, Mary Lou: Secretary to Pres. Ell Transcript1996
7Connolly, Mary Lou: Secretary to Pres. Ell Tape1996
4Cooperstein, Ida: Widow of Louis Cooperstein, Prof. of Modern Languages Transcript1994
7Cooperstein, Ida: Widow of Louis Cooperstein, Prof. of Modern Languages Tape1994
4Corsano, Nicholas: ME 1926 Transcript1995
7Corsano, Nicholas: ME 1926 Tape1995
4Crotty, Philip T.: Prof. of Management Transcript1995
7Crotty, Philip T.: Prof. of Management Tape1995
4Deltano, Edmund: VP of Finance Transcript1995
7Deltano, Edmund: VP of Finance Tape1995
4Devlin, Charles M: Dean of Student Financial Services Transcript1994
7Devlin, Charles M: Dean of Student Financial Services Tape1994
4DeRoche, Joseph B: Instr. of English Transcript1995
7DeRoche, Joseph B: Instr. of English Tape1995
4Essigmann, Martin W: Dean of Research Transcript1994
7Essigmann, Martin W: Dean of Research Tape1994
4Fabrizi, Benedetto: Prof. of Modern Languages Transcript1996
7Fabrizi, Benedetto: Prof. of Modern Languages Tape1996
4Flynn, Mary R: Coordinator of Co–op Nursing Transcript1995
7Flynn, Mary R: Coordinator of Co–op Nursing Tape1995
4Ferretti, Alfred J.: Prof. Emeritus, Engineering Transcript1995
7Ferretti, Alfred J.: Prof. Emeritus, Engineering Tape1994
4Foster, Arthur R: Prof. Mech Engineering Transcript1995
7Foster, Arthur R: Prof. Mech Engineering Tape1995
4Fowler, William M., Jr.: LA 1967, Prof. and Chair, History Dept. Transcript1998
8Fowler, William M., Jr.: LA 1967, Prof. and Chair, History Dept. Tape1998
4Freilich, Morris: Prof. of Sociology & Anthropology Transcript1995
8Freilich, Morris: Prof. of Sociology & Anthropology Tape1995
4Fullington, Norbert: Prof. of History Transcript1995
8Fullington, Norbert: Prof. of History Tape1995
4Galmarino, Alberto: Prof. Emeritus–Mathematics Transcript1996
8Galmarino, Alberto: Prof. Emeritus–Mathematics Tape1996
4Garfield, Mildred C.: NU staff for 45 years Transcript1990
8Garfield, Mildred C.: NU staff for 45 years Tape1990
4Grinold, Jack: Staff, Sports Information Transcript (no tape)n.d.
4Haskins, George: Class of 1926 Transcript1995
8Haskins, George: Class of 1926 Tape1995
4Hawley, Carlene M: Staff–Liaison to President's Office Transcript1997
11Hawley, Carlene M: Staff–Liaison to President's Office Tape1997
4Herman, Gerald: Prof. of History Transcript 1996
8Herman, Gerald: Prof. of History Tape1996
4Howell, David M: Prof. of Chemistry Transcript (no tape)1994
4Johnson, B: Transcript (no tape)n.d.
4Jordan, John W., Jr.: Dean of University College Transcript1995
8Jordan, John W., Jr.: Dean of University College Tape1995
4Joslyn, Clyde F: Class of 1939 Transcript1995
8Joslyn, Clyde F: Class of 1939 Tape1995
4Kaplan, Mort S: Director Center for the Arts Transcript1994
8Kaplan, Mort S: Director Center for the Arts Tape1994
4Karlsson, Britta L: Assoc. Prof. of Medical Life Sciences Transcript (no tape)1994
5Keith, Mildred F: Staff Transcript (no tape)1994
5Katz, Israel: ME 1941, Dean of Center for Continuing Education Transcript1994
8Katz, Israel: ME 1941, Dean of Center for Continuing Education Tape1994
5Kitchin, Charles E.: Prof. Emeritus, Modern Languages Transcript1996
8Kitchin, Charles E.: Prof. Emeritus, Modern Languages Tape1996
5Landry, Edward B: Class of 1923 Transcript1996
8Landry, Edward B: Class of 1923 Tape1996
5Lee, Frank: Prof. of Sociology and Anthropology Transcript (no tape)1994
5Levin, Jack: Prof. of Sociology Transcript1995
8Levin, Jack: Prof. of Sociology Tape1995
5Long, Juanita O: Transcript (no tape)n.d.
5Luttgens, Kathryn: Prof. Emeritus–Physical Education Transcript1995
8–9Luttgens, Kathryn: Prof. Emeritus–Physical Education Tape1995
5MacDonald, Elizabeth A: Assistant to the Dean Transcript1996
9MacDonald, Elizabeth A: Assistant to the Dean Tape1996
5MacDonald, Gilbert: Class of 1932, VP of Student Affairs Transcript1994
9MacDonald, Gilbert: Class of 1932, VP of Student Affairs Tape1994
5Mackey, Alan: University & Day College Administrator Transcript1995
9Mackey, Alan: University & Day College Administrator Tape1995
5Malchman, Lawrence: Prof. of Accounting Transcript (no tape)1994
5Maloof, Nancy: Class of 1971 Transcript (no tape)1996
5Marcotte, Alfred G.: Prof. of Electrical Engineering Transcript1998
9Marcotte, Alfred G.: Prof. of Electrical Engineering Tape1998
5Marsh, Frank E: Dean of Education Transcript (no tape)1994
5Martel, Ronald: Dean of Student Life and Director of Residential Life Transcript1995
9Martel, Ronald: Dean of Student Life and Director of Residential Life Tape1995
5McCabe, Philip R: Director of Alumni Relations Transcriptn.d.
9McCabe, Philip R: Director of Alumni Relations Tapen.d.
5McEneaney, Thomas J: Staff/Career Services Transcript1996
9McEneaney, Thomas J: Staff/Career Services Tape1996
5McShane, Clay: Prof. of History Transcript1996
9McShane, Clay: Prof. of History Tape1996
5Meloy, William H: Golden Graduate Transcript (no tape)n.d.
5Melvin, Jesse: Transcript1994
9Melvin, Jesse: Tape1994
5Mitchell–Brown, Verdaya: Staff/John O'Bryant African Am. Inst Transcript1995
9Mitchell–Brown, Verdaya: Staff/John O'Bryant African Am. Inst Tape1995
5Moran, Timothy: Prof., University College Transcript1996
9Moran, Timothy: Prof., University College Tape1996
5Morse, Patricia: Transcript1995
9Morse, Patricia: Tape1995
5Motley, J. Keith: Dean of Student Affairs Transcript1995
9Motley, J. Keith: Dean of Student Affairs Tape1995
5Norvish, Franklin: Prof. Emeritus of English Transcript1995
9Norvish, Franklin: Prof. Emeritus of English Tape1995
5Nowak, Welville B.: Prof. Emeritus of English Transcript1995
9Nowak, Welville B.: Prof. Emeritus of English Tape1995
5Ollen, Richard: Class of 1955 Transcript1997
9Ollen, Richard: Class of 1955 Tape1997
5Pattison, Samuel: Class of 1944 Transcript (no tape)n.d.
5Pendleton, Philip W.: Director, Counseling Center Transcript1996
9–10Pendleton, Philip W.: Director, Counseling Center Tape1996
5Pinkham, Thomas: Class of 1929 Transcript1994
10Pinkham, Thomas: Class of 1929 Tape1994
5Reppucci, Eugene: Class of 1960, VP for Development Transcriptn.d.
10Reppucci, Eugene: Class of 1960, VP for Development Tapen.d.
5Roberts, Helen & William: Staff & Budget Director Transcript1995
10Roberts, Helen & William: Staff & Budget Director Tape1995
5Robinson, Edward: Transcript (no tape)n.d.
5Robinson, Raymond H.: Prof. and Chair, History Dept. Transcript1995
10Robinson, Raymond H.: Prof. and Chair, History Dept. Tape1995
5Rochefort, J. Spencer: Prof. of Engineering Transcript1996
10Rochefort, J. Spencer: Prof. of Engineering Tape1996
5Rosenberg, Fred A: Prof. of Microbiology Transcript1996
10Rosenberg, Fred A: Prof. of Microbiology Tape1996
5Rosenberg, Vivian Alpern: LA 1949, Librarian Transcript1994
10Rosenberg, Vivian Alpern: LA 1949, Librarian Tape1994
5Ross, Brenda: Class of 1938 Transcript (no tape)n.d.
5Rowlands, Jeanne: Athletic Director for Women Transcript1995
10Rowlands, Jeanne: Athletic Director for Women Tape1995
5Rubin, Morton: Prof. of Sociology Transcript1995
10Rubin, Morton: Prof. of Sociology Tape1995
5Sawin, George: Class of 1926 Transcript1995
10Sawin, George: Class of 1926 Tape1995
5Schneiderman, Eva: Class of 1941 Transcript (no tape)1994
5Shaw, Stanley: Class of 1939 Transcript1995
10Shaw, Stanley: Class of 1939 Tape1995
5Shepard, Robert A: Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Transcript (no tape)1994
5Slavin, Albert: Prof. of Accounting Transcript (no tape)1994
5Solano, Kenneth C: Prof. of English and Journalism Transcript (no tape)1994
5Soloman, Bernard: Class of 1946 Transcript1994
10Soloman, Bernard: Class of 1946 Tape1994
5Spears, Donald Robert: Class of 1937 Transcript1995
10Spears, Donald Robert: Class of 1937 Tape1995
5Thompson, Warren H: Class of 1941 Transcript (no tape)1995
5Vetstein, Harvey: Assoc, Dean of Students Transcript (no tape)1995
5Viola, Alfred: Prof. of Chemistry Transcript1995
10Viola, Alfred: Prof. of Chemistry Tape1995
5Viola, Joy (Winkie): Dean of International Affairs Transcript1996
10Viola, Joy (Winkie): Dean of International Affairs Tape1996
5Vozella, Robert E: V.P. of Co–Operative Education Transcript1996
10–11Vozella, Robert E: V.P. of Co–Operative Education Tape1996
5Weiss, Karl: Prof. Emeritus of Chemistry Transcript1994
11Weiss, Karl: Prof. Emeritus of Chemistry Tape1994
6Willett, Edward R: Prof. of Finance Transcript (no tape)1994
6Wiren, Jacob: Class of 1948, Assistant Director of Lincoln College Transcript1995
11Wiren, Jacob: Class of 1948, Assistant Director of Lincoln College Tape1995
6Wooldridge, Roy L.: Class of 1945, VP of Cooperative Education Transcript1997
11Wooldridge, Roy L.: Class of 1945, VP of Cooperative Education Tape1997
6Zotos, John: Class of 1954, Prof. of Mechanical Engineering Transcript1994
11Zotos, John: Class of 1954, Prof. of Mechanical Engineering Tape1994
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Series:

5. Regalia, n.d., 1998
Volume:3.75 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Other
Summary:

This series contains samples of some of the memorabilia created for the Centennial Celebration, including T–shirts, the Centennial Calendar, and posters of the Centennial Convocation, Closing Day, and other events. Some of the materials are samples from manufacturers and were not used in the Celebration. The birthday card in this series was created by the Northeastern University Ambassadors and signed by those attending the Closing Day festivities.
BoxTitleDate
AF 12Birthday Card1998
Centennialn.d.
13, RolledBanners (5 folders)1998
12Calendar (3 folders)1998
12Closing Celebration T–Shirt (2 folders)1998
FF2/5Postersn.d., 1997–1998
6Sealn.d.
12Tote Bagn.d.
12Watchn.d.
12Class of 1998 T–Shirt (2 folders)n.d.
6Henderson House Replica (3 folders)1998
12"Northeastern Class of 20??" Baseball Caps (2 folders)n.d.
12American Flagn.d.
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