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Welcome to MIT ArchivesSpace

This site is your discovery portal for archival and other unique materials at MIT, particularly for those in the Department of Distinctive Collections. Here you will find descriptions of our primary sources including papers, correspondence, photographs, film and video, print items, digital materials, objects, and more.

To use or order copies of the materials described in these finding aids, please navigate to the material you wish to request and click on the Request button in the upper right corner. A new tab will open, prompting you to sign in to the Distinctive Collections Request System or register for an account if you are a first-time user. The Distinctive Collections website has additional important details about requesting materials.

To learn more about collection description, searching, browsing, and requesting collections materials, visit the Using MIT ArchivesSpace LibGuide.

We are happy to answer your questions or provide assistance for your search; please contact us if we can be helpful.

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