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Association of Alumni and Alumnae of MIT, records of Executive Vice President Donald P. Severence and William J. Hecht

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0491

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records produced by Donald P. Severence and William J. Hecht, Executive Vice Presidents of the Association of Alumni and Alumnae of MIT. The materials span the years of 1962 to 1970 and 1980 to 1997.


  • 1962-1970, 1980-1997


Conditions Governing Access

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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.

Historical Note

The Association of Alumni and Alumnae of MIT is an independent association of graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Association was formed in 1875, seven years after the first class of students graduated. The Association is currently governed by a 23 member Board of Directors. The executive vice president of the association is employed by the Board of Directors of the Association with the concurrance of the president of MIT. The executive vice president is recognized by MIT as the senior staff officer at the Institute for alumni/ae.


13 Cubic Feet (13 record cartons)

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Physical Location

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

Related Materials

Association of Alumni and Alumnae of MIT Board of Director records (AC 25)

Processing Information note

Some collection descriptions are based on legacy data and may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies. Description may change pending verification. Please contact the MIT Department of Distinctive Collections if you notice any errors or discrepancies.

Preliminary Inventory to the Executive Vice President's records of the Association of Alumni and Alumnae of MIT
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 October 4: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

Repository Details

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

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