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Name of Creator:Corsano, Nicholas D.
Title:Nicholas D. Corsano Papers
Reference Code:M186
Location Code:55/4
Extent:0.7 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Scope and Content Abstract:The collection reflects Corsano's efforts to document the activities of the Engineering Class of 1926 and the joint Classes of 1925-1926 from 1926 to 1999. The records contain reports, correspondence, memoranda, photographs, brochures and fliers pertaining to luncheon meetings, reunions, homecomings and other events. Of interest is the "Northeastern University 1926 Engineering Class History, 1926-1998" to commemorate Northeastern University's 100th anniversary on October 3, 1998.
Historical Abstract:Nicholas D. Corsano was born on August 4, 1904 in the North End, Boston. He graduated from the Northeastern University School of Engineering in 1926, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Most of his working career was spent with Boston Building Department as an inspector and construction supervisor. He became a co-chairman of the joint 1925-1926 Northeastern reunion committee in 1987, devoting considerable time to documenting class meetings and communicating with alumni around the country. The University recognized his efforts with the W. Erwin Story Citation for outstanding alumni volunteerism in 1991. Corsano died in Mattapan, Massachusetts in April 2003 at age 98.
Language and Scripts:The collection is entirely in English.
System of Arrangement:Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Corsano, Nicholas D., 1904-2003

  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)--Alumni and alumnae.Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)--Alumni Association.
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of Alumni Relations

  • Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--Massachusetts--Boston.
  • Class reunions

Conditions Governing Access:The collection is unrestricted.
Finding Aids:Centennial Office records, 1990-1998 (A36)
Processor:Finding aid prepared by Migyeong Geum, November 2012