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Name of Creator:Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of University Photography
Title:Northeastern University Office of University Photography contact sheets and negatives
Date:1961-2001
Reference Code:A62
Location Code:2/3
Extent:36 cubic ft. (103 boxes)
Scope and Content Note:The collection consists of negatives and contacts sheets taken by the Northeastern University (NU) Office of University Photography (OUP) between 1961 and 2000, with the bulk of images from 1981 to 1999. The images document a wide array of activities at Northeastern University, including university events, the physical plant, selected academic and research activities, selected faculty and staff, and student life. OUP staff provided all of the narrative and numerical description for each photo shoot. Researchers should be aware that images relating to NU were also taken by an independent contractor, Jet Commercial Photographers (A59 and A60).
Historical Note:The Northeastern University (NU) Office of University Photography (OUP) is responsible for the public image of NU as represented in photographs and videos. OUP provides photographic support and expertise to NU's marketing, news, and public relations publications.
Language and Scripts: Materials are entirely in English.
Arrangement:Arranged by ID number.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass)--Photographs.
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass)--Buildings.
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass)--Employees.
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass)--Faculty.
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass)--Sports.
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass)--Students.


Restrictions:The collection is unrestricted.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.
Processor:Finding aid prepared by Dominique Medal, March 2011