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Killian, James Rhyne, 1904-1988

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1904 - 1988

Found in 151 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Edwin H. Land Arthur Dehon Little Memorial Lecture, 1957 May 6

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195705_031
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 May 6

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the June 1957 Visiting Professor Appointments, 1957 June 27

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195706_004
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 June 27

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Laboratory of Earth Sciences Establishment, 1957 January 24

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195701_012
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 24

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the March 1957 Faculty Appointments, 1957 March 18

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195703_010
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 March 18

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the May 1956 Faculty Promotions, 1956 May 10

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: AC0069_195605_019
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: 1956 May 10

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the May 1957 Assistant Professor Appointments, 1957 May 31

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195705_003
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 May 31

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the May 1957 Faculty Appointments, 1957 May 16

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195705_018
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 May 16

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the May 1957 Faculty Retirements, 1957 May 16

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195705_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 May 16

Letter from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding Vannevar Bush and Thomas J. Watson, Jr.s' Election to MIT Corporation, 1957 March 21

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: AC0069_195703_007
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 March 21

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Charles Hayden Memorial Library dedication records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0167
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains audio recordings of speeches given and music performed at the dedication of Hayden Library (Building 14) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) May 19, 1950. Speakers include Norman C. Cousins, Julian P. Boyd, Vernon D. Tate, James R. Killian, and Ralph T. Walker. Hayden Library dedication trio consisted of MIT faculty Klaus Leipmann (violin), Gregory Tucker (piano), and George Finckel (violoncello). A copy of the dedication program is...
Dates: 1950 - 1950

Massachusetts Institute of Technology commencement speeches

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0170
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises audio recordings of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) commencement speeches from 1953 to 2001. The bulk of the materials date between 1953 to 1961.

Dates: 1953 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1961

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Inaugural Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0036
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) president inaugural committees since 1900. The records are primarily documents with some photographs and memorabilia. The inaugurations of Henry Pritchett, Richard Maclaurin, Ernest F. Nichols, and Samuel Wesley Stratton are documented in notebooks which contain minutes of committee and subcommittee meetings and copies of inaugural addresses. The inaugurations of James R. Killian, Julius A. Stratton,...
Dates: 1900 - 2005

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0172
Abstract The inauguration of James R. Killian as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's tenth president on April 2, 1949, was preceded by the two-day "Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress" on March 31 and April 1. The collection contains thirty-seven 7 1/2 ips 7-inch reel-to-reel audio tapes of the three general assemblies and six panel discussions held during the 1949 midcentury celebrations; tapes of the inauguration ceremonies; 1949 video footage...
Dates: 1949, 1999

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

M.I.T. and the Inner Belt, 1966 February

 Item — Box: 12
Identifier: AC0069_196602_011
Scope and Contents note

News Release issued by the MIT Office of Public Relations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dates: 1966 February

Norbert Wiener papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0022
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1898 - 1981

Notice from President James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Convocation, 1955 October

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: AC0069_195510_011
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: 1955 October

Robert J. Van de Graaff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0045
Abstract The collection documents the career of Robert Jemison Van de Graaff, known for developing high-voltage electrostatic generators used for nuclear structure research, cancer therapy, and radiographic studies. Materials include correspondence, reports, contracts, drawings, and technical notes for major projects Van de Graaff worked on during his tenure at MIT, including projects for the US Office of Scientific Research and Development, as well as materials relating to the courses he taught in...
Dates: 1928 - 1948

Statement by Dr. James R. Killian, Jr. Regarding the Death of Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., 1966 February 17

 Item — Box: 12
Identifier: AC0069_196602_009
Scope and Contents note

News Release issued by the MIT Office of Public Relations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dates: 1966 February 17

The Current Revolution in Teaching, 1965 November 6

 Item — Box: 12
Identifier: AC0069_196511_024
Scope and Contents note

News Release issued by the MIT Office of Public Relations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dates: 1965 November 6