United States. Navy
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Ocean Engineering records
Scope and Contents The collection comprises records created by the Department of Ocean Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1907 to 1982. The collection includes documents pertaining to administrative and academic operations, budget information, and ocean engineering programs in other institutions. It also contains student drawings, course materials, data from tests on the ships FUlton and Fronde, brochures, Visiting Committee reports, faculty meeting minutes, abstracts for the MIT Sea...
Dates: 1907 - 1982
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The collection consists of records created while Karl Taylor Compton (president 1930-1948) and James Rhyne Killian (president 1948-1959) served in the position of president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, and committee materials about the activities of the presidents and their staff, the definition and evolution of policies, and the administration of the Institute. Records document Compton's early efforts to strengthen the...
Dates: 1930 - 1959