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A. John Esserian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0545

Abraham Hun Berry student notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0172
Abstract Abraham Hun Berry received an SB from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1872. The collection consists of two notebooks of Berry's student notes from architectural courses taught by William R. Ware at MIT and the Massachusetts Normal Art School.
Dates: 1869 - 1875

Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0302
Abstract Albert Farwell Bemis, 1870-1936, SB in civil engineering, 1893, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was a businessman and authority on housing. He was a member of the MIT Corporation and was on several Institute visiting committees. Provisions in his will established the Albert Farwell Bemis Charity Trust in 1936 to fund research on housing. In 1938 the trust gave funds to establish the Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation at MIT. The foundation became a separate division within MIT, with...
Dates: 1926 - 1954

Albert Fleming Nesbit draft, Plane Geometry and an Elementary Course in Surveying

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0284
Summary The collection contains Albert Fleming Nesbit's manuscript draft entitled "Plane Geometry and an Elementary Course in Surveying," probably written after his graduation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1895.
Dates: Circa 1895

Albert Francis Hall papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0151
Abstract Albert Francis Hall was the a member of the first graduating class of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1868, receiving an SB in mechanical engineering. Notes and compositions in the collection document his years as a student at MIT. Hall’s work as a mechanical engineer and inventor is documented in drawings of pumps, writings on pumps, and patents. Also included in the collection are correspondence, a diary, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1863 - 1906

Albert G. H. Dietz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0368

Albert G. Ingalls pseudoscience collection

Identifier: MC-0187
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Albert G. Ingalls psuedoscience collection primarily comprises collections of books and pamphlets assembled by Albert G. Ingalls while associate editor of Scientific American, and given to the MIT Libraries in 1940, with later additions. Much of the material rejects contemporary theories of physical sciences, particularly theoretical and planetary physics; a smaller portion builds upon contemporary science and explores hypotheses not yet accepted. A smaller...
Dates: 1900 - 1990

Albert G. Thomas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0429
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains the papers of Albert G. Thomas, who earned an SM in electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1923. Materials include correspondence, writings, patents, clippings, drawings, and twelve notebooks describing Thomas's work as an inventor; one notebook is a log of his inventions.
Dates: 1931-1969

Albert Gordon Hill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0365
Abstract The collection documents the career of Albert Gordon Hill, who was professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1947 to 1955. Hill also held administrative positions as the director of several research laboratories at MIT. The collection contains records of his tenure as vice president for research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970-1975, and includes material documenting the divestment of the Instrumentation Laboratory at MIT, which became the...
Dates: 1943 - 1981

Albert Meyer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0377

Albert Percival Dennis student notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0477
Scope and Contents of the Collection Sanitary Engineering notes and reports
Dates: circa 1935-1939

Aldous Huxley lecture series, “What a Piece of Work Is a Man”

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0233
Abstract This collection contains transcripts and audio files of six lectures Aldous Huxley gave at the Massachusetts Instititue of Technology in the fall of 1960. He was the Carnegie Visiting Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) presenting a series of lectures concerning history, language, and art under the title "What a Piece of Work is a Man." The lectures were presented by the MIT Department of Humanities as part of the Centennial Program of the founding of MIT.
Dates: 1960

Alexander Smakula papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0577

Alfred L. Loomis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0264
Abstract The collection contains biographical material about Alfred L. Loomis, a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation from 1931 until his death in 1975. As chief, National Defense Research Committee, Division 14, Radar, in World War II, Loomis was instrumental in establishing the government wartime radar research laboratory, "Rad Lab," on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His own private Loomis Laboratories in Tuxedo Park, New York, conducted...
Dates: 1926 - 1975

Alfred P. Rockwell correspondence

 Collection — Box: Shared C
Identifier: MC-0446
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection of Alfred P. Rockwell correspondence consists of letters written between 1868 and 1869 from Rockwell to his wife, Katharine Virginia Foote Rockwell, after he was offered a position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The letters describe the physical and financial state of the Institute and the personality and educational philosophy of its first two presidents, William Barton Rogers and John Daniel Runkle. Letters from Rogers are also included in the collection....
Dates: 1867 - 1876

Ali Javan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0617

Alice Bache Gould student notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0450
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection of Alice Bach Gould student notes consists of a notebook entitled "Least Squares, First Semester 1889-1890, D.P Bartlett," which is most likely notes Gould took for course 30, Theory and Probability and Method of Least Squares, during the first semester of the academic year 1889-1890. The class was taught by Dana P. Bartlett, professor of mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).The Massachusetts Historical Society has extensive materials by and...
Dates: 1889

Alice K. Hartley personal archives

Identifier: MC-0754
Abstract This collection documents the early life and career of Alice K. Hartley, an American computer scientist and businesswoman. She was academically talented from an early age, which earned her several awards and recognition throughout her teenage years, including a place as a finalist in the nationwide Westinghouse Science Talent Search. She graduated from MIT in 1959 with a BS Physics and went on to work at various companies and firms, such as Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN), Palladian Software...
Dates: 1905 - 1999

Alice Kimball Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0369

Allen Hazen papers

Identifier: MC-0430
Scope and Contents of the Collection The papers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) civil engineering graduate Allen Hazen contain records of his career as a consulting engineer, specializing in water supply and purification. The typescript by Dennis Sebian of his Hazen biography "Pioneer Engineering" in box 26 of the collection provides a detailed analysis of Hazen's importance in the discipline of water engineering in the early twentieth century. Allen Hazen advised a large number of cities and towns in...
Dates: 1883 - 1974

Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Board of Directors records

Identifier: AC-0025
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection includes minutes and other records of the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from the organization of the board in 1968 through 1983. Also in the collection are board resolutions, by-laws, and by-law revisions.
Dates: 1968 - 1983

Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0041
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection includes early Alumni Association reports and meeting records, information on the Committee on Publication, which led to the establishment of Technology Review, Board of Directors minutes, financial records and budgets, information regarding reunions, Alumni Officers conference files, records of the National Selection Committee, and information regarding the choosing of MIT’s colors. Also included are audio tapes of speakers at alumni events.
Dates: 1874 - 1986

Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology records

Identifier: AC-0024
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection includes the earliest records and minutes of the Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, dating from 1874 discussions of its formation to the formal minutes and report from 1875, when the Alumni Association was organized. There are reports on course of study at the Institute, prepared in the years 1870 to 1877. The colleciton also includes annual reports of the Committee on the School dated 1881, 1884, and 1885. A report on the Women's...
Dates: 1874 - 1968

Alvin W. Drake papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0635
Abstract The collection documents the career of Alvin W. Drake, who taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1960 to 1996. He served as associate director of the Operations Research Center from 1966 to 1977. Drake’s work in operations research focused on decision analysis, applied probability, applications of operations research to public systems and blood and organ banking. Course materials, including exams, syllabi, problem sets, and lecture notes, document his teaching and research....
Dates: 1968 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Amar G. Bose lecture

Identifier: MC-0261
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection is an audio recording of a lecture by Amar Bose on the development of high fidelity stereo systems for automobiles. The lecture was delivered to the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusets Institute of Technology on March 19, 1984.
Dates: 1984

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