American Research and Development Corporation records
Scope and Contents
The collection comprises records of the American Research and Development Corporation spanning the years of 1946 to 1958.
- 1946 - 1958
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This collection is open.
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The American Research and Development Corporation, founded in 1946 by Georges Doriot, Ralph Flanders, Merrill Griswold, and Karl Compton, was a venture capital and private equity firm located in Boston, Massachusetts.
Per MIT Executive Committee minutes from January 4, 1963, MIT ended its contract with the Reseach Corporation effective December 26, 1962.
0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)
Language of Materials
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Location of Originals
Photocopies of a portion of the Ralph Flanders papers at Syracuse University. See note in control file.
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- American Research and Development Corporation (Boston, Mass.)
- Research and development partnership. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- 2021 September 15: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.
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