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Benedict, Manson



  • Existence: 1907-

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Atoms for Peace Awards records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0010
Abstract Atoms for Peace, Inc. was formed by the Ford Motor Company as a memorial to Henry and Edsel Ford to present awards to those who made contributions to the peaceful uses of atomic energy. In August 1955, James R. Killian, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, accepted the invitation of Henry Ford II to serve as chairman of the Organization and Planning Committee for the Atoms for Peace awards. The directors of the Ford Motor Company authorized an appropiation of one million...
Dates: 1944 - 1972

Manson Benedict papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0428
Abstract This collection documents the career of Manson Benedict, a leader in the field of nuclear energy. Benedict came to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1951 as professor of nuclear engineering, serving as first head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering from 1948 to 1971. He worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II and later served in a number of positions on the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The collection includes course materials, speeches and...
Dates: 1932 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1984

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0346
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Department of Nuclear Engineering was established at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on July 1, 1958. However, study of Nuclear Engineering at MIT began as early as 1935. In 2000, the department developed the Center for Advanced Nuclear Engineering Systems along with the MIT Energy Laboratory (later renamed the MIT Energy Initiative). By 2004, the Department was renamed the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering. This collection, spanning 1951 to 2009, includes...
Dates: 1951 - 2009

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- History 1
Nuclear energy. 1
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