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Creator:William M. Fowler, Jr.
Title:William M. Fowler, Jr. papers
Call Number:M119
Volume:1.5 cubic ft. (3 boxes)
Scope and Content Abstract:This collection documents William M. Fowler Jr.'s committee work at Northeastern University. Topics include the University Library Planning Committee, 75th Anniversary Coop Celebration, the Law Enforcement Committee, NCAA Certification planning and implementation, and Centennial Celebration planning. Major types of material include memos, meeting minutes, and notes regarding the various committees.
Historical Abstract:William Morgan Fowler, Jr. was born on July 25, 1944 in Clearwater, FL. He received his B.A. from Northeastern University in 1967, married Marilyn Louise Noble on August 11, 1968, and received a Master's degree in 1969 and a Ph. D. in 1971 from University of Notre Dame. Fowler was a history professor at Northeastern University from 1971 until 1998, when he resigned as the History Department Chair to become the Director of the Massachusetts Historical Society for 8 years. In 2006, he returned to Northeastern University as a Distinguished Professor of History. His area of expertise is New England Maritime History. Other areas of interest include the history of the French and Indian War, The Seven Years War and the Struggle for North America. During his career at Northeastern University, Fowler served on several important committees, including University Library Planning Committee, Centennial Celebration, and The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Steering Committee.
Arrangement:Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Fowler, William M., 1944-

  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)--Faculty

Restrictions:Records are closed for 25 years from the date of their creation, unless researchers have written permission from the donor.
Processor:Finding aid prepared by Stacy Pirog, March 2006