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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Corporation, Executive Committee minutes

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0272
Abstract The Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation was created in 1883 on the recommendation of a committee of members appointed by President Francis A. Walker to propose changes in the organization of the Institute's governing structure. The Executive Committee meets ten times each academic year and consists of the chair of the Corporation, president and treasurer (ex officio members), up to five members and two rotating members,...
Dates: 1866 to 2017; Majority of material found within 1883 - 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Corporation Visiting Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0426
Abstract This collection consists chiefly of the Visiting Committee reports submitted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation and administration, which summarize discussion and recommendations of their formal meetings every two years. Although visting committees were established in 1875, reports in this collection date from 1930. Visiting Committee reports from the period 1905-1930 can be found in the administrative records of the Office of the President, boxes 5, 6, and 24, of...
Dates: 1924 - 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Chancellor Paul E. Gray

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0397
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection documents the responsibilities and functions of Paul Gray in his capacity as the chancellor of MIT, during the presidency of Jerome B. Wiesner, from 1971 through 1980. In addition, it includes some records reflecting Paul Gray’s activities as the associate provost, and through 1981, his first year as MIT president. The materials included in this collection provide a rich source of information about the administrative history of the Institute during the 1970s, the evolution of...
Dates: 1965 - 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Jerome B. Wiesner

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0008
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection is composed primarily of records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The dates of the records in the collection span from 1960 to 1984, though the bulk was created between 1966, when Wiesner was appointed provost, and 1980, when he retired as president of MIT. The collection also includes records created when Wiesner was director of MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics (1952-1960), dean of science (1964-1966), and provost (1966-1971). There are a few files from...
Dates: 1960 - 1984

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 President, records of Paul E. Gray

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0180
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of the records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the President,from 1981 to 1990, during the tenure of Paul E. Gray as president. The collection also includes some records created when Gray served as the chancellor of MIT from 1971 to 1980.The correspondence and subjects series of this collection reflect issues that Gray faced during his term as president. For example, they document work with the faculty and the Committee of Educational...
Dates: 1970-1990