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Létang, Eugène


Biographical Note

Eugène Létang was a professor of architectural desgin at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He came to MIT from France in 1872 when he was invited by MIT Architecture Professor William Robert Ware to become an instructor in the newly created Department of Architecture. He was an assistant in architecture until 1878, an instructor from 1878 to 1880, and a member of the faculty from 1880 until his death in 1892. Létang graduated from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was the first of many French educators to teach architecture in the United States.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Collection on Eugene Létang

Identifier: MC-0654
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains correspondence regarding the death and work of MIT Professor Eugene Létang. Much of the correspondence is addressed to Létang’s widow.

Dates: 1892 - 1924