Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
- Existence: 1874-11-30 - 1965-01-24
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress records
Abstract The inauguration of James R. Killian as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's tenth president on April 2, 1949, was preceded by the two-day "Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress" on March 31 and April 1. The collection contains thirty-seven 7 1/2 ips 7-inch reel-to-reel audio tapes of the three general assemblies and six panel discussions held during the 1949 midcentury celebrations; tapes of the inauguration ceremonies; 1949 video footage...
Dates: 1949, 1999
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Chair of the Corporation, records of Karl T. Compton
Scope and Contents The Office of the Chair of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), records of Karl Compton came to the MIT Institute Archives with the Compton-Killian presidential papers (AC 4). This corporation collection is arranged in three series: 1949-1950, 1951-1952, and 1953-1954. Within this chronological order, material was arranged alphabetically by either the subject or the surname of the correspondent. Although Karl Compton assumed the...
Dates: 1948 - 1954
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