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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

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, Assistant Provost Doreen Morris records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0530
Abstract The Office of the Provost, Assistant Provost Doreen Morris records contain records from Morris’s office documenting her work with the Office of the Provost. Morris came to the MIT in 1978 when she joined the Budget Office. In 1982, she became the financial officer in the Office of the Dean of Science. In 1985, she became assistant to the provost and in 1992, she was appointed assistant provost for administration. Records include budgets and five year plans, materials on gender equity at MIT,...
Dates: 1970 - 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, letters from seniors to Associate Provost Samuel Jay Keyser

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0261
Abstract The collection consists of letters from seniors responding to a survey from Associate Provost Samuel Jay Keyser, and anonymous excerpts from those letters. The letters recount the students' experience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and include comments on the academic workload and requirements, the faculty, the advising system, and student living groups.
Dates: 1987 - 1991

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Assistant Provost for Administration Douglas Pfeiffer

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0595
Abstract Each year the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the Provost holds an orientation and introduction to MIT for new faculty the week before the academic year starts in September. A handbook of campus information resources is compiled each year by the office as part of the orientation.
Dates: 1997 - 2006

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Charles H. Townes

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0031
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains the records of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) provost Charles H. Townes. He served as provost from 1961 to 1966 and the collection contains administrative files on MIT’s academic departments, laboratories, and centers, as well as minutes, agendas, reports, and notes from committees Townes was involved with as provost. Records about the Birla Institute of Technology, the Kanpur Indo-American Program, and the Technical University of Berlin reflect the...
Dates: 1961 - 1966

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 Provost, records of Provost Mark Wrighton and Provost Joel Moses

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0527
Scope and Contents of the Collection Includes files of provosts John Deutch, Mark Wrighton, and Joel Moses.
Dates: 1990 - 2005

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Special Assistant to the Provost Louis Menand

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0078
Abstract Louis Menand became assistant to the provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1968 with the responsibility to supervise several programs, including the MIT student-operated tutoring program at Rindge Technical School in Cambridge, Mass., and the Upward Bound program. He chaired the Law-Related Studies Committee and served on the Interdisciplinary Environmental Council. He also worked on university-community relations. In 1974 he became...
Dates: 1953 - 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Walter A. Rosenblith

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0007
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of the records of Walter Alter Rosenblith while associate provost, 1969-1971, and provost, 1971-1980, though the collection contains a few earlier records pertaining to continuing projects under the supervision of the Office of the Provost. The major portion of the collection, the general administrative files, documents Rosenblith’s activities as provost as well as the academic and political climate of MIT during the 1970s.During Rosenblith’s time in office,...
Dates: 1958 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1969 - 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, records of Vannevar Bush

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0333
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains records of the Office of the Vice President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from the period 1932 to 1938, when Vannevar Bush held the position of vice president. The subjects of the records include finances and academic policy; primarily the collection holds correspondence with MIT administrators, faculty, and others outside MIT engaged in science and technology issues.
Dates: 1932 - 1938

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Philosophy curricula

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AC-0579
Abstract The collection contains an account of the first five years of philosophy courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from 1872-1877. The contents of the report are divided as: A. History of Operations; B. Theses by Graduates, 1876; C. Work By Advanced Special Students, 1876-1877.
Dates: 1877 - 1877

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, records of Associate Provost Sheila Widnall

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080020284532]
Identifier: AC-0487
Scope and Contents This collection documents Dr. Shelia Widnall’s work as the Associate Provost at MIT. Materials document her responsibilities around academic integrity, including conflict of interest policy, federal relations, faculty retirement, tenure and promotion policies, and international educational programs. In addition, there is some correspondence and speeches related to her work.
Dates: 1992 - 1993

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, records of the Committee on the HASS Requirements

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0536
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence of the Committee on the HASS Requirements, 1985-1986. It also includes background materials used by the committee.
Dates: 1979 - 1986

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Mechanic Arts records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0499
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection contains one volume of minutes and records of the Special Committee of the Faculty on the School of Mechanic Arts of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from November 24, 1877, to January 2, 1880, and three volumes of student records from 1876-1886. The Special Committee of the Faculty was responsible for the administration of the School of Mechanic Arts. MIT President John D. Runkle was chair of the committee from 1877 to 1878; Professor John Ordway was...
Dates: 1876 - 1886

Sloan School of Management, Office of the Dean records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0156
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Sloan School of Management was created at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1965. Its predecessors include: Course XV, Engineering Administration, in the Department of Economics and Statistics (1913 1930); the Department of Business and Engineering Administration (1930 1951); and the School of Industrial Management (1952 1965). The collection contains records created under department heads Davis R. Dewey (Department of Economics and Statistics, 1913-1930), Erwin...
Dates: 1915 - 1987

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