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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Branch, American Institute of Electrical Engineers records

Identifier: AC-0561

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Scope and Contents

The collection comprise records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) branch of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. The collection also includes records of the MIT Electrical Engineering Society, 1905-1920, a predecessor student group. Those include a constitution, minutes, membership lists, and clippings. About half of the collection concerns the years 1905-1930, with the other half devoted to records from 1930 to 1963. Coverage of the years 1930 to 1963 is incomplete.


  • Creation: 1905 - 1963


Access note

This collection is open.

Conditions Governing Use

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Historical Note

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) branch of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers appears to be a successor to the MIT Electrical Engineering Society. Its purpose was to provide a preprofessional group for students in Course VI, Electrical Engineering. On January 1, 1963, the professional parent organizations--the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, and the Institute of Radio Engineers merged to form the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE ). The student group then became the Massachusetts Institute of Technology branch of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers.


1 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

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Revision Statements

  • 2021 September 13: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

Repository Details

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