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Archives and Special Collections: Welcome

A guide to historical materials housed in the Northeastern University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Department.

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This research guide allows you to locate information on the collections held by the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Department. These collections can be accessed using the tabs above. Also available are digital versions of five Northeastern histories, course catalogs, yearbooks, and eight exhibits about Northeastern historical events, figures, and programs, and the Archives’ social justice collections.

Digital photographs documenting Northeastern’s academics, athletics, campus, people, and events from 1902 to the present are accessible through the Digital Collections page. Also available are selected digital photographs of people, places and events documenting Roxbury, Massachusetts from 1950-1975 from the Freedom House collection. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the department.

A mock groundbreaking ceremony by Northeastern University students at the site of the official groundbreaking for Dodge Library, February 3, 1950. Photograph from the NU Photograph Collection.Exterior of Snell Library, 1992.  Photograph from the NU Photograph Collection.

Assistant Archivist

Michelle Romero
Archives and Special Collections Department
92 Snell Library
360 Huntington Ave
Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 373-2351
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