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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,...
Dates: 1926 - 1954

Collection of Papers and Records of the Radiation Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0185
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises materials related to the Radiation Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The collection spans the years of 1941 to 1991 and include administrative records, publications, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1941 - 1991

Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0152
Scope and Contents Records received in 1985, boxes 1-8, 1957-1982, contain correspondence, minutes of meetings, and proposals documenting the design and construction of the MIT National Magnet Laboratory (NML), 1957-1963; correspondence, minutes of meetings, research plans, and core proposals to the United States Air Force's Office of Scientific Research and the National Science Foundation documenting the administration of the NML, 1960-1967, and the MIT Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory (FBNML),...
Dates: circa 1957-1990

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ad Hoc Committee on the Military Presence at MIT records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0150
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains copies of questionnaires completed by faculty and students, analyses of the responses, drafts of the final report; and correspondence, memoranda, and notes of the committee.

Dates: 1985 - 1986

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for International Studies records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0236
Abstract The Center for International Studies (CIS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was founded in 1952 to conduct social science research to help policymakers better understand and respond to international events. The Center grew out of Project Troy, a 1950 multidisciplinary summer study on the problem of Russian jamming of US radio signals. The collection documents CIS activities in correspondence; conference and committee records; and proposals and project files. Also included...
Dates: 1952 - 1986; 2017 - Ongoing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Educational Survey records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0124
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of the files maintained by Lynwood Bryant, aide to the committee, and contains numerous drafts and revisions of the final report, both typed and handwritten. It also contains correspondence and memoranda that document interactions between the members of the committee on planning, researching, and writing the final report. The final version of the report, titled "Report of the Committee on Educational Survey," focuses on five areas: the development of an educational...
Dates: 1930 - 1950

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Summer School of Engineering records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0231
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, photographs, and reports relating to the establishment of the summer surveying camp run by the Department of Civil Engineering of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The camp was located in East Machias, Maine and was known informally as "Camp Technology." In addition to records of the committee planning the establishment of the camp, there is also information on the camp's operations in it's first 20 years.

Dates: 1909 - 1932

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0288
Scope and Contents of the Collection Administrative records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Chemical Engineering include annual reports, records of MIT and departmental committees, correspondence with MIT administrative officers, departments, and centers, and professional organizations, including the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Cancer Society, and the Engineers' Council for Professional Development. Included are correspondence and memoranda about the curriculum and course...
Dates: 1924 - 2003

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, visiting scholars and research fellows personnel records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0161
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains personnel files of visiting scholars and research fellows of the Linguistics and Philosophy Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Included are application forms, correspondence, and termination papers.

Dates: 1968 - 1987

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mathematics reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0123
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection comprises reports prepared by the Department of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The bulk of the collection consists of reports prepared by the department between 1935 and 1961 for the MIT Department of Mathematics Visiting Committee of the MIT Corporation. The remainder of the collection is made up of reports describing the research activities of faculty members, dating between 1939 and 1966. Reports in the collection are arranged...
Dates: 1935 - 1966

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mining and Metallurgy student laboratory reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0072
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains volumes of laboratory instructions including diagrams, data sheets, and tabulated results of student laboratory experiments conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the period 1899 to 1926. The instructing staff of the Department of Mining and Metallurgy teaching the classes represented in this collection include Edward E. Bugbee (at MIT 1907-1937) and Rufus C. Reed (at MIT 1907-1944). Eight volumes of reports for their classes...
Dates: 1899 - 1926

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Physics records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0068
Abstract Physics was taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from the time classes were first offered in 1865. William B. Rogers, the founder and first president of MIT, was the first professor of physics. In 1869 Rogers established the "Physical Laboratory," probably the first laboratory for instruction in physics in the United States. In 1872 the lab was renamed the Rogers Laboratory of Physics. Physics became Course VIII in 1873. The collection consists of reports on research written...
Dates: 1875 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1901

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Laboratory for Nuclear Science records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0217
Scope and Contents Records received in 1990, boxes 1-8, 1940-1980, contain correspondence, reports, grant proposals, and other materials pertaining to the activities of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, 1946-1980; also includes raw data from experiments, 1940-1971, and technical specifications and instructions for operating laboratory equipment, including particle accelerators.The collection also includes archived versions of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, Central Machine Shop, and Bates...
Dates: 1940 - 2005; 2017 - Ongoing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Library Services and the Online Campus Gateway project records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0243
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a program listing of the software developed for the project; a copy of the questionnaire used to gather information from MIT faculty, students, and staff; and a copy of the final report, Library Services and the Online Campus Gateway: Final Report, issued in 1989.

Dates: 1989

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of Development Research and Systems records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0507
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records produced by the Office of Development Research and Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1949 to 1993.

Dates: 1949 - 1993

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Chancellor, records of Julius A. Stratton as provost, vice president and provost, and chancellor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0132
Abstract The collection documents the responsibilities of Julius A. Stratton for academic development and research in the positions of provost, vice president and provost, and chancellor, which he held between 1949 and 1957. The records contain reports and memoranda from the schools, departments, and research laboratories, including Lincoln Laboratory, the Research Laboratory for Electronics, and the Computation Center, and material on Projects Charles, Hartwell, Meteor, Troy, and Whirlwind. There...
Dates: 1949 - 1957

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, Office of the Provost, records of executive officer Joel Orlen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0057
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains administrative files of Exectuive Officer Joel Orlen in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the Provost. Materials include correspondence, reference material, working notes, and reports on various activities of the office, including coordination of space and research planning, administration of special research funds, representing MIT on the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation and in various university research consortia, and...
Dates: 1965 - 1980

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, records of David Litster

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0517
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists primarily of the administrative records of Vice President of Research and Provost David Litster. Some records created by Vice President Kenneth Smith and Associate Provost for Research Charlene Placido are included. Personnel and patent files are mixed through the collection which needs to be processed before providing access.

Dates: 1981 - 2001

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Vice President for Resource Development records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0130
Scope and Contents of the Collection Boxes 1-7 contain records accumulated while Samuel Goldblith was vice-president for resource development and includes reports and correspondence about the Industrial Liaison Program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) particularly regarding Japan, information and photographs about Goldblith's trips to Japan; and conferences, symposia, and other Underwood-Prescott events (named for Samuel Cate Prescott, Dean of Science 1932-1942 and William Lyman Underwood, of the Wm. Underwood...
Dates: 1973 - 2000

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Research Laboratory of Electronics records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0186
Scope and Contents Records received in 1989, box 1, 1945-1969, contain correspondence and reports on the organization of RLE and its office of publications, and a summary of research activities in 1968 and 1969. Records received in 1990, boxes 2-6, 1946-1979, include meeting reports of the Joint Services Technical Advisory Committee from 1955 through 1973 and research reports for the same period. Administrative files of the director include annual reports, correspondence, research reviews, 20th anniversary of...
Dates: 1944 - 2000; 2017 February 3 - Ongoing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rotch Library records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0242
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection contains administrative files from the Rotch Library of Architecture and Planning, dating from circa 1965 to 2005. The bulk of the records deal with two major topics: the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, and renovations to the library building. Other files include annual reports, library usage surveys, circulation statistics, collections policies, fundraising documents and grant proposals, correspondence, committee files, publications of the MIT Libraries, news...
Dates: 1931 - 2010

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Chemical Engineering Practice records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0256
Scope and Contents of the Collection The records, varying by station, include project proposals, reports, and administrative files from a number of stations including Albany Station (General Electric), 1977-1989; Bound Brook Station (American Cyanamid), 1958-1975; Bayway Station (Esso Standard), 1958-1965; Bethlehem Station (Bethlehem Steel), 1982-1986; Boulder Station (Syntex Chemicals), 1987-1989; Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1987; Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1948-1962 and 1966-1986; and Golden Station (Solar Energy...
Dates: 1916 - 2004

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