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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Vice President, records of Vannevar Bush

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0333

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains records of the Office of the Vice President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from the period 1932 to 1938, when Vannevar Bush held the position of vice president. The subjects of the records include finances and academic policy; primarily the collection holds correspondence with MIT administrators, faculty, and others outside MIT engaged in science and technology issues.

Dates

  • 1932 - 1938

Creator

Access note

This collection is open.

Intellectual Property Rights

Access to collections in the Department of Distinctive Collections is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to Distinctive Collections. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the creating office.

Historical note

The Office of the Vice President was established at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1932 as part of a new plan of administration for the Institute.The vice president served as an ex-officio member of the MIT Corporation, the governing body of the Institute. Vannevar Bush served as vice president from 1932 to 1938 when he left MIT to become president of the Carnegie Institution in Washington, DC.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Guide to the Records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Office of the Vice President
Subtitle
Records of Vannevar Bush
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries
Building 14N-118
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Cambridge MA 02139-4307 US