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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Standing Committee on Scholarships

Identifier: AC-0540

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains minutes of the faculty committee, Standing Committee on Scholarships, written by secretary of the faculty Harry W. Tyler and state faculty recommendations for each award, 1891-1894. The collection also includes scholarship awards agreements for the period 1923-1924.


  • 1893 - 1924


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Historical Note

The Standing Committee on Scholarships was an early faculty-run committee at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Committee's work focused on scholarship awards.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Processing Information note

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Preliminary Inventory to the records of the Standing Committee on Scholarships, 1891-1924
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 June 17: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

Repository Details

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