Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee Archives

with materials from the Northeastern University Libraries Archives & Special Collections


Northeastern University has a long and distinguished record of remembrance and commemoration of the Holocaust, dating back to 1977. Today, the Holocaust Awareness Committee (HAC) presents a robust annual series of events -- including lectures, performances, films, and survivor talks -- exploring the history and memory of the Holocaust.

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For over 40 years, Northeastern University has commemorated the Holocaust with a week-long series of events. Photos, videos, audio and artifacts of those events are presented here. The material has been selected from the university’s Holocaust Awareness Committee collection housed in the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections.




Several themes have emerged from more than 40 years of Holocaust commemoration,. Material from the collection has been grouped together to illustrate the ways in which Northeastern has paid tribute to: The Arts, Religious Commemoration, Genocide Awareness and Prevention, and Faculty and Student Engagement.