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Lewis, Warren Kendall, 1882-1975



  • Existence: 1882-08-21 - 1975-03-09

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Educational Survey records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0124
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of the files maintained by Lynwood Bryant, aide to the committee, and contains numerous drafts and revisions of the final report, both typed and handwritten. It also contains correspondence and memoranda that document interactions between the members of the committee on planning, researching, and writing the final report. The final version of the report, titled "Report of the Committee on Educational Survey," focuses on five areas: the development of an educational...
Dates: 1930 - 1950

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

Rosalind D. Lewis letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080024694025]
Identifier: MC-0487
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence between Rosalind D. Lewis and her future son-in-law Cherry L. Emerson, a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who married her daughter Mary Lewis in 1942. In addition to letters about family matters, there are also references to Emerson's work on his SM degree in Chemical Engineering (Course 10A), which he earned in 1941 from MIT.

Dates: 1940 - 1942

Warren K. Lewis papers

Identifier: MC-0578
Abstract This collection contains material by and about Warren K. Lewis, who helped establish chemical engineering as an independent discipline. He was a member of the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1910 until his death in 1975, having served as the first head of the newly established Department of Chemical Engineering from 1920 to 1929. The collection includes a number of Lewis’s speeches and publications that reveal his philosophy of chemical engineering as a profession,...
Dates: 1898 - 1990