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Killian, James Rhyne, 1904-1988

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1904 - 1988

Found in 151 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

James R. Killian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0423
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection reflects James R. Killian's personal and non-Massachusetts Instiute of Technology (MIT) professional activities from 1923 to 1985. Biographical information, personal and business correspondence, and journals and correspondence about his retirement provide some insight into his private life. There is a small amount of correspondence and other material from the years when he was editor of Technology Review and vice president of MIT, including an audiocassette interview (1982) he...
Dates: 1923 - 1988

Karl T. Compton Memorial Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0171
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of an audio recording of speeches and music presented at an Institute wide Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Techology (MIT) commemorating former president and former chair of the Karl T. Compton. A memorial service had been held earlier in the year in June, but the convocation was held on October 4, 1954 so that students could participate. Speakers included chair of the facult Martin J. Buerger, Dean of Science George R. Harrison; Provost Julius A....
Dates: 1954 - 1954

Letter from Chair James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding New Corporation Members, 1964 June 23

 Item — Box: 10
Identifier: AC0069_196406_005
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1964 June 23

Letter from Chair James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Death of Robert E. Wilson, 1964 September 2

 Item — Box: 11
Identifier: AC0069_196409_022
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1964 September 2

Letter from Chair James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Death of Theodore V. Houser, 1963 December 19

 Item — Box: 10
Identifier: AC0069_196312_002
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1963 December 19

Letter from Chair James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Election of Life Members to the Corporation, 1963 June 7

 Item — Box: 10
Identifier: AC0069_196306_018
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1963 June 7

Letter from Chair James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Election of Robert C. Gunness as Life Member in MIT Corporation, 1963 December 3

 Item — Box: 10
Identifier: AC0069_196312_016
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1963 December 3

Letter from Chair of the Corporation James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding Election of Life Members of the Corporation , 1966 June 13

 Item — Box: 12
Identifier: AC0069_196606_034
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of Public Relations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1966 June 13

Letter from Chair of the Corporation James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Appointment of Five Alumni to the Corporation, 1961 July 24

 Item — Box: 8
Identifier: AC0069_196107_022
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1961 July 24

Letter from Chair of the Corporation James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Appointment of Two New Corporation Members, 1961 December 5

 Item — Box: 8
Identifier: AC0069_196112_014
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1961 December 5

Letter from Chair of the Corporation James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Death of Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., 1966 February 17

 Item — Box: 12
Identifier: AC0069_196602_007
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of Public Relations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1966 February 17

Letter from Chair of the Corporation James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Death of Francis J. Chesterman, 1963 January 22

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: AC0069_196301_009
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1963 January 22

Letter from Chair of the Corporation James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Election of New Corporation Members, 1965 June 14

 Item — Box: 11
Identifier: AC0069_196506_014
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of the Chair of the Corporation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1965 June 14

Letter from Chair of the Corporation James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Retirement of Julius A. Stratton, 1965 November 16

 Item — Box: 12
Identifier: AC0069_196511_015
Scope and Contents note News Release issued by the MIT Office of Public Relations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1965 November 16

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding August 1957 Administrative Appointments, 1957 August 9

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195708_006
Scope and Contents note News Release Issued by the MIT Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1957 August 9

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding Claude E. Shannon's Appointment as Professor of Communications Sciences, 1957 February 1

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195702_017
Scope and Contents of the Collection From the Collection: Series 1A, boxes 1-22, consists of press releases arranged chronologically by the date of release. Dates covered are as follows: 1950 October - 1974 October; 1975 January - June; 1977 March - 1981 July; 1986-1987; 1993-1994. These have been digitized.Series 1B, boxes 1-2, consists of material relating to the MIT Centennial in 1961.Series 2, boxes 7-10, 12a, 12b, 13-63, contains the remainder of the records, which are subject files primarily concerning topics on which...
Dates: 1957 February 1

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding E. Francis Bowditch's Leave of Absence, 1957 August 6

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195708_008
Scope and Contents note News Release Issued by the MIT Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates: 1957 August 6

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding Evsey D. Domar and Hans Meyerhoffs' Appointments as Visiting Professors, 1957 January 17

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195701_016
Scope and Contents of the Collection From the Collection: Series 1A, boxes 1-22, consists of press releases arranged chronologically by the date of release. Dates covered are as follows: 1950 October - 1974 October; 1975 January - June; 1977 March - 1981 July; 1986-1987; 1993-1994. These have been digitized.Series 1B, boxes 1-2, consists of material relating to the MIT Centennial in 1961.Series 2, boxes 7-10, 12a, 12b, 13-63, contains the remainder of the records, which are subject files primarily concerning topics on which...
Dates: 1957 January 17

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding George E. Valley's Appointment as Professor of Physics, 1957 January 30

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195701_005
Scope and Contents of the Collection From the Collection: Series 1A, boxes 1-22, consists of press releases arranged chronologically by the date of release. Dates covered are as follows: 1950 October - 1974 October; 1975 January - June; 1977 March - 1981 July; 1986-1987; 1993-1994. These have been digitized.Series 1B, boxes 1-2, consists of material relating to the MIT Centennial in 1961.Series 2, boxes 7-10, 12a, 12b, 13-63, contains the remainder of the records, which are subject files primarily concerning topics on which...
Dates: 1957 January 30