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Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Modern Languages

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1884 - 1925
  • Existence: 1929 - 1965

Historical Note

The Department of Modern Languages was established at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology by 1884. In 1925 it split into the Department of German and the Department of Romance Languages, and then reunited in 1929 to become the Department of Modern Languages. In 1965 the name changed to the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics.

Chronology:
Heads of the Department
1899-1904
Adolph Rambeau
1905-1910
John Bigelow
1910-1925
Frank Vogel
1925-1929
Frank Vogel, Head of the Department of German
Ernest F. Langely, Head of the Department of Romance Languages
1929-1946
Ernest F. Langely
1946-1964
William N. Locke
1964-1965
Richard F. Bottiglia

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