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Karl T. Compton Memorial Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0171
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of an audio recording of speeches and music presented at an Institute wide Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Techology (MIT) commemorating former president and former chair of the Karl T. Compton. A memorial service had been held earlier in the year in June, but the convocation was held on October 4, 1954 so that students could participate. Speakers included chair of the facult Martin J. Buerger, Dean of Science George R. Harrison; Provost Julius A....
Dates: 1954 - 1954

Martin Julian Buerger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0421
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains some biographical material about Buerger; notebooks from his student days at MIT; and lecture notes from classes he taught at MIT. There is correspondence with professional colleagues and organizations, and records of his consulting activities. Some of his research is documented in notes on lattices, space groups, symmetry, and other topics. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of his books, including drafts of chapters for an unfinished book on image...
Dates: 1910 - 1985

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

Norbert Wiener papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0022
Abstract

This collection documents the career of Norbert Wiener. Wiener was a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1919 to1960 in the Department of Mathematics, and was a leader in the field of cybernetics. The material in this collection includes biographical information, correspondence, course material, manuscripts, and reprints.

Dates: 1898 - 1981