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Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Society of Arts


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harry Manley Goodwin papers

Identifier: MC-0121

Harry Manley Goodwin was a member of the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1890 to 1940 in the Department of Physics. He also served in several administrative positions. The collection contains correspondence with MIT colleagues during the period Goodwin was a professor of physics; and correspondence, speeches, memoranda, and news releases from the period he was dean of graduate students and of the graduate school.

Dates: 1888 - 1936

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts records

Identifier: AC-0011
Abstract The Society of Arts of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was formed in 1862. It consisted of seventeen people who met to read the 1861 Act of Incorporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and enact the first by-laws of the Institute. The Society was to be one component of MIT, the others being a school and a museum. Between 1862 and 1865, however, the Society of Arts was the only element of Massachusetts Institute of Technology extant. Meetings consisted of...
Dates: 1862 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1908

William Barton Rogers papers

Identifier: MC-0001
Abstract This collection contains the personal correspondence of William Barton Rogers, the founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Family and professional correspondence, notes, articles, lectures, clippings, and drafts of articles on scientific topics, documents relating his philosophy on science and technology education, and many antecedent documents relating to the establishment and early years of MIT are included. An important part of the collection is drafts of...
Dates: 1804 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1882

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