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Tufts University Development Corporation Records

Call Number: UA147

Scope and Contents

This collection include meeting minutes, correspondence, planning materials, and subject files related to the Corporation and its plans to construct a multi-purpose medical building on top of South Station in Boston. The bulk of the materials date from the late 1980s and early 1990s. Many subject files specifically address issues related to securing the air rights for the building.


  • Majority of material found within 1989 -- 1992
  • 1989 -- 1998


Language of Materials



Records containing information related to student education, staff and faculty employment, and Board of Trustees records are closed for 75 years from the date of creation.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Copyright to all materials created by Tufts University employees in the course of their work is held by the Trustees of Tufts University.


This collection is organized into four series: Administrative and legal files; Correspondence; Meeting files; and Project files.


2.4 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

The Tufts Development Corporation is a privately held corporation established to manage Tufts' investments. Established in 1989, the Corporation's main focus has been the construction of a skyscraper on top of South Station in Boston, near the Tufts Boston Campus.

Processing status

This collection is processed.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States