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Blatchford, Seward, and Griswold records

Identifier: MC-0004
Abstract Blatchford, Seward & Griswold was a New York law firm specializing in patent cases. The firm worked with inventors to apply for patents, provide counsel during infringement suits, and advise companies formed to market new inventions. The collection contains material on 34 patents including Samuel F. B. Morse's telegraph, Charles Goodyear's rubber manufacturing process, Elias Howe's sewing machine, Ross Winans' railroad car chassis, William Webster's carpet loom, Samuel W. Tyler's mowing...
Dates: 1841 - 1910

Harriet Ritvo papers

Identifier: MC-0673

The collection documents the activities of Harriet Ritvo who was a professor of history at MIT beginning in 1979. Materials in the collection, spanning 1965 - 2020, document her academic career. They consist of research materials, notes, and drafts of her writing, conference talks, essays, and course materials related to classes Ritvo taught at MIT.

Dates: 1870 - 2020

Kenneth L. Hale papers

Identifier: MC-0523
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Kenneth L. Hale from 1958 to 2000. Materials include biographical items, correspondence, projects and proposals, publications, reference letters, papers, books, and course materials.

Dates: 1958 - 2000

Noam Chomsky personal archives

Identifier: MC-0600

Noam Chomsky is a linguist and political activist. The Noam Chomsky personal archives consists of Chomsky's lecture, speaking, and travel notes, writings, correspondence, research materials, collected serial publications, and other materials documenting his life and work.

Dates: 1725 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2010

Otto Piene personal archives

Identifier: MC-0745
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into seven series. The two largest series are Series 2: Correspondence and Travel Materials, and Series 6: Writings and Publications. Below is a brief summary of each series.Series 1 is titled Biographical Material and Artwork and dates from 1972 to 2008. It includes, artwork such as sketchbooks, sketches and maps for the Munich Olympics, and glass prisms used in installations. There is also a large calendar from the year 2000 that features portraits...
Dates: 1956 - 2010

Theodore N. Vail Collection of Aeronautical Prints, Broadsides, and Clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0680
Scope and Contents The Theodore N. Vail Collection of Aeronautical Prints, Broadsides, and Clippings at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) consists of pictorial engraving prints, cuttings and excerpts from newspapers and magazines, and a large number of hand-bills and posters about balloon ascents primarily in England, France, and Germany. The bulk of the collection covers approximately the years 1720 to 1880 and was assembled by English collectors.The collection's images and topics...
Dates: circa 1720 to 1925; Majority of material found within 1720 - 1880