Richards, Robert H. (Robert Hallowell), 1844-1945
- Existence: 1844 - 1945
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Collection The American Institute of Mining Engineers, Boston Section collection consists of minutes from the first meeting of the American Institute of Mining Engineers (A.I.M.E.), Boston Section, on 12 Feb. 1912 through the 182nd meeting on 6 Jan. 1936. Also included are summaries of talks given at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; speakers include: Waldemar Lindgren, Kirtley F. Mather, Warren Judson Mead, Samuel C. Prescott, Robert H. Richards, George F. Swain and Robert J. Van de...
Dates: 1912 - 1936
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection is arranged into two series: Series 1. Letterpress volumes; Series 2. Scrapbook. Series 1 contains two letterpress volumes of correspondence from Robert H. Richards dated April 19, 1879, to February 16, 1880, and February through July 1880, respectively. Many of the letters concern the admission of students to the Institute. Series 2 consists of a small scrapbook of correspondence and other materials collected by Richards during his tenure as Secretary of the Faculty. The...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
Scope and Contents This collection is a copy of an audio recording put together by Peter Reitz, MIT class of 1937, for the 50th reunion of the class of 1937. It includes selections taken from the "Sounds of MIT, 1939" originally recorded by the MIT Sound Laboratory for distribution to alumni clubs. Side one includes the MIT cheer, MIT president Karl T. Compton agreeing to attend an alumni function, Robert H. Richards (MIT class of 1868), Glee Club singing "Dear to Tech", Davis R. Dewey on change in economic...
File — Box 17: [Barcode: 39080032138585], Folder: 480-482
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection documents the administration of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the responsibilities and activities of the Institute's presidents between 1883 and 1930. This was a period of enormous growth and development of the Institute, which was chartered in 1861 and graduated its first class of undergraduates in 1868. There is little documentation of Walker's presidency in this collection; the bulk of the records date from 1897. Correspondence, memoranda,...
Dates: 1903 - 1930
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents of the Collection Of interest in the collection are materials documenting instruction in mining and metallurgy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the beginning years of the Institute. Instruction in the mining course consisted of lectures, laboratory work, and a summer school. Diaries record information about the summer school mining trips taken under the direction of Robert Richards. Some of the diaries are written by Richards, other diaries were kept by students for the school. The diary...
Dates: 1871 - 1914
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080022077140]
Scope and Contents The collection of Takuma Dan includes correspondence and a 1921 speech which Dan delivered before a convocation of students, faculty and alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dan was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Class of 1878. The correspondence concerns Dan's contributions to MIT, his classmates, and plans for class reunions. After Dan's death in 1932, his eldest son, Ino Dan, corresponded with MIT representatives in an effort to...
Dates: 1921 - 1938
Abstract This collection contains the personal correspondence of William Barton Rogers, the founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Family and professional correspondence, notes, articles, lectures, clippings, and drafts of articles on scientific topics, documents relating his philosophy on science and technology education, and many antecedent documents relating to the establishment and early years of MIT are included. An important part of the collection is drafts of...
Dates: 1804 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1882