Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974
- Existence: 1890 - 1974
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
These papers document the career of Francis Bitter, who helped establish the National Magnet Laboratory at MIT. The bulk of the collection postdates 1934, when Bitter came to MIT. The papers consist primarily of correspondence with colleagues, professional societies, and concerns that hired him as a consultant.
Collection consists of cassettes and a transcript of an interview of Arthur Porter by Mark D. Bowles of Case Western Reserve University, February 6, 1995. The purpose of the interview was to learn about Porter's observations of the differential analyzer in both Britain, where he worked with Douglas Hartree, and the United States where he worked with Vannevar Bush.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress records
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian
The collection contains records of the Office of the Vice President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from the period 1932 to 1938, when Vannevar Bush held the position of vice president. The subjects of the records include finances and academic policy; primarily the collection holds correspondence with MIT administrators, faculty, and others outside MIT engaged in science and technology issues.
This collection documents the career of Norbert Wiener. Wiener was a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1919 to1960 in the Department of Mathematics, and was a leader in the field of cybernetics. The material in this collection includes biographical information, correspondence, course material, manuscripts, and reprints.