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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, Reports to the President

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0597

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.


  • Creation: 1871 - 2010


Access note

This collection is open.

Digital Access Note

Some parts of this collection are available online. Links to specific online digital items are found within their entry in this finding aid.

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 Office of the President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was established at an organizational meeting in 1862 following the incorporation of MIT on April 10, 1861 (Massachusetts Acts of 1861, Chapter 183), as a three-part body consisting of a “society of arts, a museum of arts [industrial arts], and a school of industrial science.” The president is the chief executive officer of MIT and serves as an ex officio member of the MIT Corporation and of the following Corporation committees: the Executive Committee, of which he is chairman, the Development Committee, and the Membership Committee.


10 Cubic Feet (10 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

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

Digital Materials Location

Digital collection materials are available for access online through the MIT Libraries Dome website.

Related Materials

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Corporation Minutes (AC 278)

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.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2021 September 13: 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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