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Killian, James Rhyne, 1904-1988



  • Existence: 1904 - 1988

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Chair of the Corporation, records of James R. Killian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0125
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection documents James R. Killian's activities, interests, responsibilities, and major issues and changes at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during Killian's years as the Chariman of the Corporation (1959-1971). The collection contains information about MIT's growth after World War II including the evolution of special programs and research projects; development of MIT's departments, laboratories, and centers; construction and building projects; and describes campus unrest...
Dates: 1934 - 1987

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0004
Abstract The collection consists of records created while Karl Taylor Compton (president 1930-1948) and James Rhyne Killian (president 1948-1959) served in the position of president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, and committee materials about the activities of the presidents and their staff, the definition and evolution of policies, and the administration of the Institute. Records document Compton's early efforts to strengthen the...
Dates: 1930 - 1959