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Ali Tayar Archive

 Collection
Identifier: AKDC-2017-0003
Abstract

The Ali Tayar Archive covers many of the works of the late architect and designer Ali Tayar. Present in the collection are records concerning works of architecture, interior design, and furniture/product design. Also included are works from design competitions, special projects, publicity materials, ephemera, and photographic materials.

Dates: 1983-2016; Majority of material found within 1994-2014

Collection of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Course and Program Brochures

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0580
Scope and Contents of the Collection

This is an assembled collection of general brochures and program material related to courses and research programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It does not include materials of specific departments such as those issued by the Departments of Architecture, Chemistry, Physics, or Electrical Engineering, as those are in separate collections.

Dates: 1884 - 1931

Collection on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0211
Abstract

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, the "1904 St. Louis World's Fair," held in St. Louis, Missouri. Material in the collection includes a booklet designed for use at the Exposition indicating important topics and themes of MIT's education-related exhibit. Also of interest is a register signed by visitors to the exhibit, many signers identifying themselves as graduates of MIT.

Dates: 1904

Collection on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0574
Abstract

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was among several institutions represented in an exhibit on higher education at the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893. Two volumes that were part of the MIT exhibit comprise this collection.

Dates: 1893 - 1893

Detroit Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0021
Scope and Contents

Combined records of the joint Detroit Institute of Technology - Massachusetts Institute of Technology Title III Grant.

Dates: 1972 - 1978

Lydia G. Weld papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0570
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Lydia G. Weld papers contain mostly correspondence to and from Lydia Weld, who is also addressed by her family nickname, Rose. The bulk of these letters, which span from her time away at school in the 1890s to her retirement in the 1950s, can be found in the folders titled "Letters to and from Aunt Rose." Correspondence in these folders is mostly personal, sent to and by family and friends around the world. Additional personal correspondence is located in other folders, as it...
Dates: circa 1890-1966

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Christmas Convocation records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0169
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of an audio recording of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Christmas Convocation that took place on December 16, 1959. The Convocation was an event sponsored by the MIT Undergraduate Association. The recording includes the singing of Christmas carols, scripture readings, and comments delivered by MIT president Julius A. Stratton.

Dates: 1959 - 1959

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Class Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0319
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of class photograph albums which contain portrait photographs (primarily individual) of class members, faculty, and administrators of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Many of the portrait subjects are identified by name. Some of the albums group the portraits by course and include labeled photographs of classrooms, laboratories, buildings, and workshops, and group photographs. The albums span the graduating classes of the Massachusetts Institute of...
Dates: 1870 - 1895

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Course Catalogs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0598
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT ) Course Catalogs have been issued since the first year classes were offered at MIT beginning in 1865 and continue to the present (2016). The MIT Course Catalog is currently published each August by the MIT Reference Publications Office. The word Course is used in a specific way at MIT. Each department or program within the Institute is identified by Course number. When capitalized, the word Course refers to an organized curriculum...
Dates: 1865 - 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, course lectures

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0160
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises 293 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) course lecture tapes.

Dates: 1977 - 1979

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Examinations

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0093
Scope and contents of the collection

The collection contains entrance and undergraduate examinations from several departments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Some of the exams belonged to Theodore Stebbins, class of 1886, and Henry Talbot, class of 1885.

Dates: 1865 - 1959

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, general studies curricula

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0485
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains information about courses offered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) between 1868 and 1927 in general studies, humanities, and social science subject areas. The material is primarily syllabi and course notes. Also included are summer reading lists issued by the faculty of the Institute.

Dates: 1868 - 1927

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

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 11, 2001, memorial records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0531
Scope and Contents of the Collection The items in the collection, primarily in written form, but also in visual form, express the sentiments of those at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who were moved to record their thoughts about the events of September 11, 2001. The community as a whole represents a diversity of backgrounds from across the United States and from around the world. It is also a campus geographically near New York City and close to Boston’s Logan Airport, from which two of the flights...
Dates: 2001 - 2002

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Telecommunications Systems records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0417
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises proposals and implementation plans for the Centrex Telecommunication System on campus. It includes blueprints marked up for installation.

Dates: circa 1980

MIT and Slavery project records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0650
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an archived version of the MIT and Slavery class project website, which hosts information on the efforts to study the Institute's ties to slavery through an undergraduate research course. The website describes results of findings and information on similar initiatives at other colleges and universities.

Dates: 2017 - 2019

"The Worlds of Philip Morrison" symposium audio and video recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0199
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains audio and video recordings of the symposium held September 26-27, 1986, honoring Massachusetts Institute of Technology Institute Professor Philip Morrison on his 70th birthday. Videotapes are available only for the September 27 session. Speakers at the September 26 session include Gene M. Brown, Bruno Rossi, James Peebles, Walter Lewin, Kenneth Brecher, Alan Guth, Francis Low, Jerome Wiesner, Randall Forsberg, Anthony P. French, Lillian Weber, and Owen Gingerich. ...
Dates: 1986 - 1986

William Walther Seifert papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0006
Scope and Contents Collection includes contracts, correspondence, memoranda, proposals, and reports documenting Seifert's MIT research projects, including Project TRANSPORT, 1964-1971; studies of the Boston Harbor, 1965-1968, the New England Coastal Zone, 1969-1975, and the Sahel-Sudan region of Africa, 1973-1974; also administrative records describing his role on various MIT committees, including the Administrative Staff Review Committee, the Engineering Council, doctoral committees, and in the organization...
Dates: 1955 - 1975

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