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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Dean for Student Affairs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0109

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, audio and visual recordings, and newspaper clippings relating to student protests at MIT against the Vietnam War and disciplinary action taken against them. Events documented include the Moratorium of 15 October 1969; the November Action, 6 November 1969; and occupation of the office of the president of MIT (Howard W. Johnson), 15-16 January 1970. Panel reports and discipline hearing are also included.


  • 1969 - 1970


Access note

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Intellectual Property Rights

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0.6 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes)

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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.
Preliminary Inventory to the Records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Office of the Dean for Student Affairs
Data Entry In Progress
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Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries
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