MITstory COVID-19 collection
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Scope and Contents
This collection documents the MIT community's experiences, reactions, and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The collection contains personal accounts, student papers, and photographs and other visual materials.
- Creation: 2020 - 2021
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections (Compiler, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open.
Digital Access Note
Some parts of this collection are available online. Links to specific online digital items are found within their entry in this finding aid.
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.
The MIT Libraries' Department of Distinctive Collections began a COVID-19 collecting initiative in May 2020 to document how the MIT community was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. All members of the MIT community (students, staff, faculty, researchers, alumni, and others) were invited to contribute materials documenting their experiences, reactions, and responses.
76.218 Megabytes (44 digital files)
Language of Materials
Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by creator last name.
Collection materials are digital-only and are available for access online through the MIT Libraries Dome website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Department of Distinctive Collections began accepting contributions to its COVID-19 collecting initiative in May 2020. New materials will be added to this collection as they are received.
The contributions to the COVID-19 collecting initiative were processed as they were submitted and added to this collection in 2020-2021 by Betsy Baldwin, Joe Carrano, Andy Hayt, Lana Mason, Alex McGee, Greta Suiter, Chris Tanguay, and Rachel Van Unen.
- Guide to the MITstory COVID-19 collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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