North End Neighborhood Association, 1976-2004  PDF

Overview of the Collection

North End Neighborhood Association
1976-2004 (inclusive)
20 linear feet, (18 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number
MSS 361
The North End Neighborhood Association Records contains meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, legal research, and other documents related to the formation of NENA and its activities.
Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
1910 University Drive
Boise ID
Telephone: 208-426-3958
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The North End Neighborhood Association (NENA) is a Non-Profit Organization dedicated to preserving the unique and historic character of Boise's Historic North End since 1976.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The North End Neighborhood Association Records contains meeting minutes, articles, reports, correspondence, legal documents, and other materials related to its activities. Events/activities include the North End News, Hyde Park Street Fair, foothills development, and North End development.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[item description], North End Neighborhood Association Records, Box [number] Folder [number], Boise State University Special Collections and Archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
1-2 Historic Preservation
Correspondence, reports, and other documents related to Preservation Week, Hyde Park history, Boise River, W. Hays Methodist Church, and Hidden Springs.
2-5 Foothills Development
Articles, correspondence, City Council meetings, ordnances, and reports about zoning, planning, and traffic mitigation for foothills development.
5 North End News
Most newsletters starting with the first. See the Albertsons Library catalog for additional issues. Includes planning documents and requests for content.
6-7, 14 Administrative
Articles of incorporation, by-laws, Foundation for Historic North End, board meeting minutes.
7 Elections/Politics 1998-2003
7 Hyde Park Street Fair
Articles, vendor agreements, invoices about the Hyde Part Street Fair.
7-8 Miscellaneous
Mailing lists, articles, garden tour, Serial/Levy campaign, land trust workshop, poem by Tom Trusky "Poem Writ with the Modest Intention of Saving the North End," history of sales for 1809 North 9th Street, 1892 Boise Presentation
Map Case
8-9, 11 12 North End Neighborhood Planning
Ada County reports, North End neighborhood plans, Planmakers Planning and Urban Design, traffic counter records, articles, background, maps, and surveys.
9-11 Legal Records
Research and documents related to Somerset Hills development and other legal cases.
12 Audiovisual
Audiocassettes of City Council meetings; video cassettes of Hyde Park Street Fair and Eye on Idaho.
15-17 Financial Records (CLOSED)
18 Hull's Gulch Files
Correspondence, reports, and other materials documenting efforts to block development of the Hull's Gulch area.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Boise
  • City Planning
  • City Planning--Idaho--Boise
  • Civic Activism
  • Idaho
  • Neighborhoods--Idaho--Boise
  • Zoning--Idaho--Boise