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Title: Office of Community Affairs records
Dates:1967-1989 (bulk 1982-1989)
Call Number:A85
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1. Administration, n.d., 1982-1989
Volume: 3.5 cubic ft.


This series comprises the administrative records of the Office of Community Affairs, which include budgets, program files, correspondence and proposals. The bulk of the records are correspondence related to the Office of Community Affair's interactions with Northeastern University administration, various local and state government offices, and local community organizations. Of note are the materials related to the construction of the Northeastern University parking garage, which had ties to the Southwest Corridor Project (represented in Series 2). Throughout this series are correspondence and other materials related to the activities of Office of Community Affairs director Joseph D. Warren. These document Warren's duties as Office of Community Affairs director, as well as his personal involvement with community development projects in the Boston area. Box 2 contains materials pertaining to Warren's personal political activities, and course materials and student correspondence relating to his teaching career. Additional information on Warren's community and political activism may be found in the Joseph D. Warren papers (M87).
1Affirmative Action Office1982-1985
6Annual Reports (2 folders)1983-1984
1Awards and Scholarships1983-1985
6Black Achievers1986
1Chinese Community Meeting1982
9Commencement (18 Beta tapes)1986
1Community Steering1984
1General (4 folders)1985-1987
University Advisory:
1, 8General (2 folders)n.d., 1983-1986
1Minutesn.d., 1983-1986
1Community Service Faculty Collaborativen.d., 1986-1987
1Community Task Force1987, 1988
1, 6CommUniversity Report Radio Program, WRBB/WROR (2 folders)n.d., 1983-1984
1, 6CommUniversity Review (5 folders)1983-1986
1, 6General (9 folders)n.d., 1982-1988
1Butler-Hamlett, Brenda (3 folders)n.d., 1985-1988
1Edwards, Delores1986
1Follansbee, Jann.d., 1983-1985
1Jean, Eric1983
6Martin, John (Vice President Business) 1987
1Pacheco, Kristine M. 1987
Warren, Joseph D.:
1General (5 folders)n.d., 1982-1989
Ivory Files:
1Adams, George (United Neighbors of Lower Roxbury)1986
1Alleyne, Milton (MCI – Norfolk)1985
1Alter, Bob1986
1Alviani, Joseph (Massachusetts Secretary of Economic Affairs)1987
1Armstead (Black Veterans Working Groups)1986
1Askia, Nathaniel H. (FIRST, Inc.)1987-1988
1Atkins, Chet (US Congress)1987
1Ball, Areva (Black Law Students Association, Harvard Law)1986
1Bardwill, Amita (BBDO)1984
1Barden, Thomas P. (Assoc. Vice President, First Investors Corp.)1987
1Barton, Ray (Coolidge House)1986
1Bellistri, Sam (Massachusetts Trial Court)1986
1Biagl, Henry M.J. (Director, Mass Dept. of Education)1986
1Bolling, Bruce C. (President, Boston City Council)1985
1Boyd, Robert R. (Community Education and Training Corporation)1985
1Bradley, Tom (Los Angeles Mayor)1986
1Brooks, Vivian H. (Secretary, NU Office of Community Affairs)1987
1Brown, Andres J., Jr. (University of Mass., Lowell)1986
1Brown-Walker, Peggy (Mass. Department of Revenue)1988
1Burke, Barbara (Executive Assistant, NU President)1986
1Bynoe, James Garvey (Mass. State Representative)1985
1Calcaterra, Peter C. (MBTA)1987
1Callahan, Mary H. (Urban Affairs Association)1983
1Cardwell, Rev. Owen C.1986
1Carr, Dr. Richard D.1984
1Carter, Joseph C. (Area Superintendent, Boston Police Department)1987
1Chase-Dillon, June F. (Assistant, NU Dean of Administration)1985-1986
1Chisholm, Shirley (U.S. Senator)1985
1Coard, Robert (Director, Action for Boston Community Development)1987
1Dilday, E. Gwynne (MBTA)1987
2Huynh, Marylin S. (RASCAL)1989
2Young, Denise1987
6Education and Training 1984
2General1985, 1988
6Alcohol Awarness Luncheon1986
6Facilities Requests1984
2Faculty Coordinating Center1986
2, 6Financial (2 folders)n.d., 1983-1986
6Hands Across America 1986
2Kaplan, Beth A.: Draft Articles on Roxbury Residentsca. 1988
2Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: Settlement Agreement1986
2, 7Minority and Economic Development Workshop1986
7Mission Statementsn.d.
2New England Community Affairs Association1985-1986
2Neighborhood Focusn.d.
Northeastern University
2Boston Campus Master Plan, Revised Draft1984
9Campus (1 Beta tape)1979
2Dormitory Petitionn.d.
2Parking Garage, Parcel 18+ (3 folders)n.d., 1983-1987
8Occupational Training1983-1984
8Outline of the First, Third, and Fifth Year Plans1983
2Planning Reports1985, 1986
Programs and Services
2General (2 folders)n.d., 1982-1987
8Basketball Tickets Distribution1985
8 Program Updates1984
8Property Transactions: Fenway / Back Bay1984
8Public Safety1984
8Report to the City of Boston1984
2Southwest Corridor Graduate Course, NU School of Economics1984
2, 8Meetings (2 folders)1982-1987
2Strategic Planning Projectn.d., 1986-1988
2Student Behavior, Community Response: Northeastern News1988
2Substance Abuse Program1986
8Suburban Campus Involvement / Administration1984
2University Collaborative1982-1983
2University Servicesn.d., 1983-1987
2University Transportation1983-1986
2Volunteer Service Survey1986-1988
Warren, Joseph D.
2American Society for Public Administration1985
2Democratic National Convention1984
2Democratic State Committee1985-1986
2Department of Speech Communication1982-1985
2Dukakis Campaign (3 folders)n.d., 1985-1988
2National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)1983
2News Articlesn.d., 1988
2Panama, Investment Council of1983-1987
2Political Communication Course1983
2Student Correspondence1982-1985
2United Way1985
2Veterans Task Force1983
2Voter Registrationn.d., 1984
2Warren Commission1985
2WROR (2 folders)1987
8Women's State-Wide Legislative Network of Massachusetts1988
2Youth Advisory Council1983
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2. Community Involvement, n.d., 1967-1989 (bulk 1982-1988)
Volume:4.5 cubic ft.


This series documents Office of Community Affair's involvement in community outreach programs in the Boston area. Of note are pamphlets and correspondence pertaining to the administration of Camp Nor'Easter, Northeastern University Academy, and the Boston Housing Authority scholarship program. The Southwest Corridor Project, the Office of Community Affair's and Northeastern University's involvement with it, and the Project's effect upon local communities is particularly well documented through correspondence, meeting minutes, development proposals and planning reports. This series also includes correspondence, fliers, minutes, and other materials related to Boston community organizations and particular neighborhoods within the city. The Camp Nor'Easter and Boston Housing Authority files are restricted for 75 years from the date of their creation unless researchers have written permission from the creating office.
Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)
3, 6General (2 folders)n.d., 1982-1986
3Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)n.d., 1984-1986
3Roxbury / North Dorchester Neighborhood Profile1967
3Summer Remediation Program1984
6Summer Youth Employment1984
3, 6Black Nativity (5 folders)n.d., 1986-1988
6 Boston High School Grant Program1983
3Boston, Mass.: Census Informationn.d., c. 1980
3Boston, Mass.: Future Reportsn.d., 1983
3Boston Fair Housing Commission1983
Boston Housing Authority:
3, 6General (4 folders)1984-1988
6Coordinator (2 folders)1984, 1985
6Dental Assistant & Radiation Technology Program1985
Grant Program:
3, 6 General (5 folders)n.d., 1985-1988
3, 6Advisory Committee (2 folders)n.d., 1985-1988
3Annual Reports1984-1988
3Program Committeen.d., 1985-1988
Subcommittees: 1985-1988
3, 6Enrollment (2 folders)1986
3, 6Evaluation (2 folders)1985, 1986
3, 6Recruitment (2 folders)1987-1988
3, 6Retention (2 folders)1986-1987
Scholarship Program
3, 6General (6 folders)n.d, 1983-1985
6Admissions (restricted)1984, n.d.
6Annual Reports1984-1985
3, 6Committee (2 folders)n.d, 1983-1988
6Orientation1984, n.d.
3Boston Public Schools: Task Force1985-1986
3Boston State Hospital1983
3Boston Theater of the Deaf: Proposal1983
3Building Informationn.d.
3Camp Mission Express1982-1986
3Camp Nor'Easter (3 folders) (restricted)n.d., 1982-1988
6Casa Del Sol 1984
6Council for Advancement and Support of Education Recognition 1984
3Centro Presente1986
3Community-Based Organizationsn.d.
3Community Coming Together Against Crime: Minutes1983
3, 6 Community Development Coordinating Counciln.d., 1984-1985
6Community Education Program1983-1984
3, 6Community Health Centersn.d., 1983-1984
3Dukakis, Kitty: Huntington Avenue Sign Program1986
3, 6Elder Affairs (4 folders)n.d., 1984-1988
3Executive Office of Communities and Development, Boston, Mass.n.d., 1985-1987
3, 6Food and Toy Drives (4 folders)n.d., 1981-1988
3Franklin Park Coalition1982
3Friends of Joytown1986
3Governor's Daycare Partnership Projectn.d.
3Hotel, Restaurant, Institutional Employees, and Bartenders Union: "Who Profits from Boston's Housing Crisis?"n.d.
7Human Progressive Society n.d.
7Indeprep (Roxbury, Mass.) 1987
3Industrial Cooperative Association1982
3Inner City, Inc.n.d., 1982-1987
3Japanese / African American Society1986
3Jobs Community Consortiumn.d., 1986
3Learning Resource Center (2 folders)n.d., 1988-1989
3Literacy Resources1987
7Local Relations Agendan.d.
3Madison Park Community Schooln.d., 1974-1984
3Massachusetts Advocacy Center: "The Way Out: Student Exclusion Practices in Boston Middle Schools"1086
3Massachusetts Halfway Houses, Inc.1983-1985
3, 7Massachusetts Pre-Engineering Program for Minority Students (MASSPEP) (2 folders)1986
7May Fest1983
3Medical Area Services Corporation (MASCO)1986-1988
3Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO)1985-1986
3Generaln.d., 1987
3Demographics and Historyn.d., 1985-1988
3Generaln.d., 1981-1988
3Boston-Fenway Program, Inc. (2 folders)n.d., 1982-1989
4Fenway Community Development Corporation (2 folders)n.d., 1982-1984
4, 7Parker Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Service Center (4 folders)
4"Pickin' Up the Neighborhood" Campaign1986-1987
Mission Hill:
4Generaln.d., c.1980-1987
7Alice Taylor Scholarship Program 1982-1983
4, 7Mission Possible (2 folders)n.d., 1984-1987
Mission Hill Extension
4Generaln.d., 1983-1987
4Tenants Policy Council (4 folders)n.d., 1980-1986
4Generaln.d., 1983-1989
4District Profile and Proposed 1979-1981 Neighborhood Improvement Program1979
4Roxbury Crossing Vocational Education1984-1986
4Roxbury Heritage State Park1986
4Roxbury Multi-Service Center (2 folders)1983-1987
4United Neighborhood of Lower Roxbury1986
4United South End / Lower Roxbury Community Corporationn.d., 1982-1984
4Whittier Street Neighborhood Health Center1983-1984
4, 7Symphony (3 folders)n.d., 1983-1988
Neighborhood Services 1983
7 General 1984-1986
Co-op Employment 1984
7General (3 folders)1984-1986
7Andrews, Tina M. 1987
7Blackwell, Rosia (2 Folders)1986-1987
7Clay, David P. 1986
7Edwardi, Delores1986
8Furlong, Eileen (2 folders)1986
8Gomez-Young, Kay 1986-1987
8Hopkins, Sean 1987
8Keels, Kevin 1986
8Mateyak, Anita 1987
8Mills, Wendy 1985-1986
8Pacheco, Kristine M. 1985-1987
8Payne, Rodney (2 folders)1986
8Prior, Joanne, M 1986
8Shapiro, Lou 1986
8Crime Watch 1986
8Newspaper Clippings1984
4, 8Northeastern University Academy (4 folders)n.d., 1983-1987, 1989
4Oficina Hispana de la Comunidad1985
8Outreach Program Publicity1983
8Proposals n.d.
8Research into Community Relations Programsn.d.
Southwest Corridor:
4"Arts in Transit"1984
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
4Generaln.d., 1982-1987
4"Corridor Express"1983-1986
4"Southwest Corridor News"1985-1986
Southwest Corridor / Parcel 18+
4Generaln.d., 1982-1988
4Blue Hills Redevelopment Corporation1983
4Community Development, Northeastern Universityn.d., 1982-1985
4Demographicsn.d., 1980-1985
Economic Development
4Station Areasn.d., 1984
4Employment Studiesn.d., 1986
4Engineering / Site Informationn.d.
4Environmental Review1986-1989
Master Plan (Northeastern University)
4Generaln.d., 1986-1988
4Community Meetings (4 folders)n.d., 1986-1989
4Memorandum of Agreement (2 folders)n.d., 1982-1985
4Newspaper Articlesn.d., 1984-1986
Parcel-to-Parcel Linkage Program, Kingston-Bedford
4Community Development Committeen.d., 1986-1988
4Development Proposalsn.d.
5Selection Processn.d., 1986-1987
5Strategic Planning Proposal, Neighborhood Development and Mattapan Hospital Grounds1985-1986
Task Force
5Generaln.d., 1985-1989
5Minutes (6 folders)1982-1989
5Employment Training/Childcare (4 folders)n.d., 1984-1987
5Minority Business Enterprise (3 folders)n.d., 1980-1989
5, 8Southwest Corridor / Parcel 22 (2 folders)n.d., 1986
8Student Government Association1984
5Summer Training and Education Program (STEP)n.d., 1986-1987
5Tartts Day Care Center1983
8Training, Inc.1983-1984
Upward Bound
5Application for Grants1982
5Choice Thru Education, Inc.1982-1983
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA):
5Generaln.d., 1980-1987
5Black Achievers1985-1987
5Board of Managersn.d., 1983-1986
5Financialn.d., 1983-1986
5Training, Inc.n.d., 1981-1987
5Youth Entrepreneurial Development Project1985-1986
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