Special Collections

Northeastern University
Snell Library
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA , 02115
TTY/TDD: (617)373-3395
FAX: (617)373-8132
Institution Contact(s):
  Joan D. Krizack, University Archivist and Head, Special Collections Dept. (617)373-2351 J.Krizack@nunet.neu.edu
Hours: Appointment preferred M-F 9:00AM-4:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Assistive devices available Handicapped parking
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations Cafeteria Coat room/lockers Bookstore
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: University Archives and Special Collections Department
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Joan D. Krizack, University Archivist & Head, Spec. Collections (617)373-8318 J.Krizack@nunet.neu.edu
Hours: M-F 9:00AM-4:00PM
Closings: Varies with academic calendar and intersession periods.
Collections: 55
Formats: 40 linear feet of manuscripts 255 linear feet of archives 3,505 volumes of monographs 3 sets of newspapers 50 linear feet of photographs 25 reels of microforms audio tapes 300 video tapes 50 oral histories 1,775 16mm. motion picture reels ephemera realia/artifacts 1,136 linear feet of manuscripts (unbound) 3,933 volumes of theses
Collection Description:
  AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts Records (1980-1994) (Finding Aid)
Bouve School of Physical Education Records (1920-1985) (Finding Aid)
Sara R. Ehrmann Records (1914-1970)
Freedom House Records (1949-1990) (Finding Aid)
Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra (1916-1979) (Finding Aid)
Julius A. Schweinfurth Records (1882-1927) (Finding Aid)
John A. Volpe Records (1942-1974) (Finding Aid)
YMCA of Greater Boston Records (1873-1970's) (Finding Aid)
Access: Photo ID required Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying (change needed) Self-service copying (debit cards available) Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection Some guides available on Internet