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Boston Research Center Receives $650,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

(Originally published on Library News, the Northeastern University Library blog.) The Library is pleased to announce that it has received a $650,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to implement the next phase of the Boston Research Center (BRC). The Boston Research Center is based in the Northeastern University Library and is dedicated to the study of Boston, enabling researchers …

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Northeastern receives Mellon Foundation grant to launch center for study of Boston

Originally published on News at Northeastern on May 1, 2018 Northeastern University has received a $200,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the largest funder of the humanities in the United States, to launch a new center dedicated to the study of Boston, enabling researchers from around the world to shed light on the …

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Northeastern Wants to Unlock the Secrets of Boston’s Past with Big Data

Originally published at Boston Magazine on May 16, 2018 Boston has a long and complicated past, and its many archives and databases each tell little pieces of that story—a photo album here, a map there, a batch of letters and some old news articles somewhere else. But what do we do with all that stuff? What kinds of …

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