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George E. Valley, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0294

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises materials from the Experimental Study Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) created from 1969 to 1974.

Materials include reports and related materials, responses for Committee on Educational Policy questions, other files, and a writing by George E. valley on his time with the Experimental Study Group.


  • 1969 - 1974


Access note

This collection is open.

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 first meeting of the Experimental Study Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was held September 18, 1968. The group consisted of both faculty and students. MIT president Howard Johnson opened the meeting and expressed his support, the idea originating in a discussion in 1967 between Howard Johnson and physics professor George Valley. Johnson requested a report back from the group by January 1, 1969.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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

Related Materials

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Distinctive Collections, Committee on Eduational Policy Records, AC 97.

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.

Guide to the Papers of George E. Valley, Jr.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 October 8: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

Repository Details

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