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Title: Office of Community Affairs records
Dates:1967-1989 (bulk 1982-1989)
Call Number:A85

Scope and Content Note

These records document the activities of the Office of Community Affairs within Northeastern University and in surrounding communities. The records include correspondence, minutes, and other materials related to the Office of Community Affairs' administrative operations and relationship with Northeastern University. Also included are correspondence and other materials pertaining to Office of Community Affairs director Joseph D. Warren. Some of these items relate to his work in that capacity, and others reflect his personal involvement in community development and other projects in the Boston Area. These records also reflect the Office of Community Affair's involvement in the larger Boston community. Of note are the materials pertaining to the Office of Community Affairs and Northeastern University's administration of Camp Nor'Easter, Northeastern University Academy, and the Boston Housing Authority scholarship program. The Office of Community Affairs and Northeastern University's relationship with the Southwest Corridor Project is extensively documented through correspondence, minutes, development proposals, and planning reports. The collection also contains newsletters, correspondence, and flyers pertaining to various local community-based organizations.