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The collection documents the administration of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the responsibilities and activities of the Institute's presidents between 1897 and 1930. This was a period of enormous growth and development of the Institute, which was chartered in 1861 and graduated it's first class of undergraduates in 1868. There is correspondence about the proposed merger with Harvard University in 1904 and a proposed alliance in 1911. The purchase of land, the planning and...
1883 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1897 - 1931
- Repository: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections
- Names: Maclaurin, Richard C. (Richard Cockburn), 1870-1920
- Names: Crafts, James Mason, 1839-1917