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Frederick G. Fassett correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0162
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection consists of Fassett's personal correspondence with Welles Bosworth about Bosworth's signs for MIT's campus in Cambridge (Mass.) and for the modification of Copley Square; with Vannevar Bush about Bush's book Science Is Not Enough; with Claire Morton Prince Hanks regarding the Prince-Hanks Fellows, an organization of MIT alumni funded by Hanks; and with Robert L. Van Nice about Van Nice's architectural study of the Mosque of St. Sophia. Also...
Dates: 1928 - 1967

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0004
Abstract The collection consists of records created while Karl Taylor Compton (president 1930-1948) and James Rhyne Killian (president 1948-1959) served in the position of president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, and committee materials about the activities of the presidents and their staff, the definition and evolution of policies, and the administration of the Institute. Records document Compton's early efforts to strengthen the...
Dates: 1930 - 1959