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Karl T. Compton Memorial Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0171

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of an audio recording of speeches and music presented at an Institute wide Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Techology (MIT) commemorating former president and former chair of the Karl T. Compton. A memorial service had been held earlier in the year in June, but the convocation was held on October 4, 1954 so that students could participate. Speakers included chair of the facult Martin J. Buerger, Dean of Science George R. Harrison; Provost Julius A. Stratton, and President James R. Killian. Music was provided by the MIT Brass Choir.

Dates

  • 1954 - 1954

Creator

Access note

This collection is open.

Intellectual Property Rights

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Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Processing Information note

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Title
Karl T. Compton Memorial Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Status
In Progress
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

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