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Francis Bitter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0077
Abstract These papers document the career of Francis Bitter, who helped establish the National Magnet Laboratory at MIT. The bulk of the collection postdates 1934, when Bitter came to MIT. The papers consist primarily of correspondence with colleagues, professional societies, and concerns that hired him as a consultant.
Dates: 1925 - 1967

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 includes...
Dates: 1928 - 1967

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

Robert J. Van de Graaff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0045
Abstract The collection documents the career of Robert Jemison Van de Graaff, known for developing high-voltage electrostatic generators used for nuclear structure research, cancer therapy, and radiographic studies. Materials include correspondence, reports, contracts, drawings, and technical notes for major projects Van de Graaff worked on during his tenure at MIT, including projects for the US Office of Scientific Research and Development, as well as materials relating to the courses he taught in the...
Dates: 1928 - 1948

Vannevar Bush papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0078
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Vannevar Bush Papers consist of correspondence, reports, patent records, notes, memos, manuscript drafts and galley proofs of books and articles, appointment calendars, and reprints primarily from 1956 to 1974. There are three series: 1. Subject Files, 2. Writings, and 3. Appointment Calendars. The collection came in two accessions, and although the two were interfiled, whenever possible the papers were kept in their original order. As a result the subject files are in three sections...
Dates: 1921 - 1974

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