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E. Eugene Larrabee papers

Identifier: MC-0692

Scope and Contents

The collection documents the activities of E. Eugene "Gene" Larrabee between the approximate years of 1947 to 2001.

Materials include: correspondence, memoranda, drafts, reports, course notes, and publications.


  • approximately 1947 - 2001


Access note

Materials in this collection are open unless they are marked as restricted. Restrictions are noted in the container list.

Conditions Governing Use

Access to collections in the Department of Distinctive Collections is not authorization to publish. Please see the MIT Libraries Permissions Policy for permission information. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection or MIT.

Biographical Note

E. Eugene "Gene" Larrabee (1920-2003), earned an S.B. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1942; and an S.M. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1948. He was a member of the faculty of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetss Institute of Technology (MIT). A full biography can be found at the MIT News Office site:


2.5 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, and 1 half-manuscript box)

Language of Materials



Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.

Source of Acquisition

Materials were given to the Department of Distinctive Collections (formerly the Institute Archives and Special Collections) by Paul Larrabee in 2012.


Boxes 1-4 screened - GS 6/19/2018

Preliminary Inventory to the Papers of E. Eugene Larrabee
Preliminary Inventory
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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