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Albert Vezza papers and administrative records of the Laboratory for Computer Science

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0381

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records produced by Albert Vezza and the Laboratory for Computer Science from 1963 to 1995.

Materials include: Thesis proposals, computer tapes, reports, memoranda, abstracts, notes, books, transcripts, deposition materials, slides, transparencies, and notes.


  • Creation: 1963 - 1995


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not fully processed and portions of this collection must be reviewed to identify any restricted material before access can be granted. Please submit your requests at least ten business days before your desired visit to allow time for this review. An archivist will respond within five business days to let you know whether your requested material is open. For complete information on this policy, see our Statement on Accessing Institute Records.

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.

Biographical Note

Albert Vezza (SB, Rochester Institute of Technology, SM, Northeastern University) worked at MIT for 32 years before his retirement in 1995. From 1982 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1995, Vezza was Associate Director of MIT’s Laboratory for Computer Science. Prior to becoming Associate Director, Vezza was a Lecturer and Research Associate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Senior Research Scientist in the Laboratory for Computer Science.


85 Cubic Feet (85 record cartons)

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Physical Location

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

Appraisal note


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 Papers of Albert Vezza
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 October 15: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.
  • 2023 February 16: Revised by processing archivist Chris Tanguay to add access notes, extents, and normalize dates.

Repository Details

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

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