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Creator:Northeastern University Office of Development.
Title: Byron K. Elliott Hall Dedication scrapbook
Call Number:A96
Volume:0.5 cubic ft. (1 flat box)
Scope and Content Abstract: The scrapbook contains photographs taken during the dedication of the Byron K. Elliott Hall at Northeastern University's Burlington campus, a photograph of a portrait of Elliott, an invitation to the event, a copy of the citation honoring Elliott, and the dedication program. Each item is accompanied by a brief and informative caption. The scrapbook includes photographs of Elliott Hall, Elliott and his wife, President Asa S. Knowles, Robert H. Willis, and Dean Michael S. Dvorchak.
Historical Abstract:

Born in Indiana in 1899, Byron K. Elliott was a member of the Northeastern University Corporation from 1954 to 1996 and Board of Trustees from 1955 to 1972. In 1959, he became Chair of the Corporation and the Board of Trustees, and served as such until 1971. In 1963, Elliott also co-developed the Graduate School of Actuarial Science at Northeastern University with Harold A. Garabedian and Asa S. Knowles.

Byron K. Elliott earned a Bachelor's degree from Indiana University in 1920 and a law degree from Harvard University in 1923. He served as a Judge of the Superior Court in Indianapolis before joining John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company in 1934 from which he retired in 1970. He began as general counsel and a vice president, served as president 1957 to 1965, and chaired the Board of Directors from 1961 through 1969. In 1996, Elliott died in his Massachusetts home at the age of 97.

Subjects and Contributors:
  • Byron K. Elliott

  • Dedication Ceremonies -- Buildings
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Buildings
  • Northeastern University -- Benefactors

Restrictions:The collection is unrestricted.
Related Materials:Office of Conference and Event Planning records (A47)
Processor: Finding aid prepared by Marietta Carr, November 20, 2007.