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Name of Creator: Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Northeastern Records.
Title: Northeastern Records phonograph records and compact discs
Date: 1979-1988
Reference Code: A66
Location Code: 30/2
Extent: 1 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Scope and Content Abstract: The collection is comprised of phonographic records, compact discs, and publications issued by Northeastern Records between 1979 and 1989 when it was part of Northeastern University.
Historical Abstract: Northeastern Records was founded in 1979 and remained at Northeastern University until 1988. The classical music label focused on producing recordings by women and New England composers, and on utilizing musicians and singers from the Boston area. The ownership of Northeastern Records was transferred to its director, Lynn Joiner, in 1988.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically by format.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Northeastern Records

  • Music -- Massachusetts -- Boston
  • Music by women composers

Restrictions: None.
Processor: Finding aid prepared by April Hagins, May 2003; updated by Caitlin Birch, February 2014