Collection on Eugene Létang
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Scope and Contents of the Collection
The collection contains correspondence regarding the death and work of MIT Professor Eugene Létang. Much of the correspondence is addressed to Létang’s widow.
- Creation: 1892 - 1924
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections (Collector, Organization)
Language of Materials
The material is primarily in English, French language materials are also included.
This collection is open.
Digital Access Note
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Eugene Létang came to MIT from France in 1872 when he was invited by MIT Architecture Professor William Robert Ware to become an instructor in the newly created Department of Architecture. He remained with the Department of Architecture until his death in 1892. Létang graduated from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was the first of many French educators to teach architecture in the United States.
0.2 Cubic Feet (1 half manuscript box)
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- Preliminary Inventory to the Collection on Eugene Létang, 1892-1924
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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