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Houghton, Henry G.

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry G. Houghton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0242
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection includes correspondence and notes about Houghton's research, including studies of the fundamental physical properties of fog; apparatus and methods for measuring fog particles; the resistance of fog and clouds to the transmission of visible light and radiant rays; and methods for the artificial dissipation of fog. Correspondence and research notes document the studies of the growth and evaporation of salt water Houghton conducted as a consultant for the General Public Utilities...
Dates: 1929 - 1984

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0004
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

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Disarmament -- History 1
Education -- United States 1
Fog -- Research. 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- History 1