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Collection of clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0218

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Scope and Contents

This collection is an assembled collection of clippings and scrapbooks of clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology covering the period 1869-1926, with one additional scrapbook covering the period 1948-1949.

The mounted clippings in boxes 6 to 11 covering the period 1911-1917 concern the proposed move of the Masschusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from Boston to a new Cambridge campus, which occured in June 1916. These clippings were donated by and likely collected by Theodore Grover, an employee of MIT from 1878 to 1918.

Creators of other clipping and scrapbook materials in this collection are unknown.


  • Creation: 1860 - 1949


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open.

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.


6 Cubic Feet (3 record cartons, 5 manuscript boxes, 1 legal manuscript box, 4 flat boxes)

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Physical Location

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

Related Materials in the Institute Archives and Special Collections

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President Records (AC 13).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dedication Reunion Committee Records (AC 343).

Theodore Grover Collection of Autographs, Signatures, and Images of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Faculty Members, Administrators, and Alumni (AC 93).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, News Office Records (AC 69).

Guide to the Collection of Clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1860-1949
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

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

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries
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Cambridge MA 02139-4307 US