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Burchard, John E. (John Ely), 1898-1975



  • Existence: 1898-12-08 - 1975-12

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John E. Burchard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0076
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The papers document Burchard's professional and, to some extent, personal activities from 1923 to 1975. The bulk of the material dates from 1931 to 1975.

Dates: 1923 - 1975

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress records

Identifier: AC-0172
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, School of Humanities and Social Science, Office of the Dean, records of John E. Burchard

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0020
Scope and Contents of the Collection Description covers boxes 1-7The collection is composed of the administrative records of the Deans of Humanities from 1933 to 1973. It includes material from the administrations of Edwin Sharp Burdell (1937-1938), Robert Granville Caldwell (1938-1948), John E. Burchard (1948-1964), and Robert L. Bishop (1964-1973). The bulk of the collection is composed of interoffice memoranda and correspondence which discuss aspects of the administration and...
Dates: circa 1933-1991

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- History 2
convocations 2
Architecture -- History 1
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