Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Sponsored Research records
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The collection contains Division of Sponsored Research records assembled by F. Leroy Foster for his unpublished history, “Sponsored Research at MIT, 1900-1968" (MIT Libraries) including reports created by the Division for MIT’s visiting committee reviews. There are also various published and unpublished reports relating to the finances and organization of government research projects at MIT during World War II (1940-1946), including the Radiation Laboratory.
- 1940 - 1969
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The Division of Industrial Cooperation was established at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1932, succeeding the Division of Industrial Cooperation and Research. Its purpose was to consolidate all cooperative services to industry, track ongoing work, and supervise all agreements and contracts between faculty members and industry and government agencies providing research grants. In 1956 it became the Division of Sponsored Research.
1.3 Cubic Feet (1 record carton, 1 manuscript box)
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- Foster, F. Leroy. “Sponsored Research at MIT, 1900-1968." Cambridge, MA: Division of Sponsored Research, 1984-1986. (MIT Libraries)
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- Foster, F. Leroy
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Division of Sponsored Research
- Preliminary Inventory to the Records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Sponsored Research
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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