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Maclaurin, R. Colin, 1914-1959



  • Existence: 1914 - 1959-05-04

Biographical Note

Richard Colin Maclaurin, 1914-1959, was an administrative officer of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was the son of MIT President Richard Cockburn Maclaurin. He received a bachelor of science from Harvard University in 1938. At MIT, he served as personnel officer from 1946 to 1954, director of general services from 1954 to 1958, and assistant to the chancellor from 1958 to 1959.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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