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Interviews of the Margaret MacVicar Memorial AMITA Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0356
Abstract The Margaret MacVicar Memorial AMITA (Association of MIT Alumnae) Oral History Project began in 1990 with the purpose of documenting life histories of women who graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The collection comprises interviews of women who graduated in 1922 and later. Interviews have been conducted by students working in MIT’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).
Dates: 1989 - 2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Libraries, Music at MIT Oral History Project records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0624
Abstract The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lewis Music Library's Music at MIT Oral History Project was active from 1999 to 2012. The project captures a slice of the history and culture of music at the MIT through in-depth recorded audio and video interviews with MIT music faculty, staff, and former students. The interviews explore the formal academic music program, ensembles of the MIT Music Section, student-run performing groups, and the history of the Lewis Music Library. In addition, the...
Dates: 1999-2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oral History Program, oral history collection on the recombinant DNA controversy

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Identifier: MC-0100
Abstract The recombinant DNA oral history project was begun at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975, shortly after the Asilomar Conference, an international conference of molecular biologists held in Pacific Grove, California, to assess the risks involved in recombinant DNA research and establish research guidelines. The project, directed by Charles Weiner, professor of history of science and technology at MIT, aimed to document the social impact of the research and the controversy that ensued....
Dates: 1966 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1978

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, oral history interview with Harold E. Edgerton

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0132
Scope and Contents of the Collection In 1975 Marc Miller of the MIT Oral History Program office interviewed Harold Edgerton, Institute Professor and professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The collection contains a transcript of the interview, and background materials and notes including synopses of 18 of Edgerton's laboratory notebooks made by Marc Miller in preparation for the interview.
Dates: 1975 August 25, September 4, September 16

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oral History Program, oral history interviews on computers at MIT

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Identifier: MC-0131
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of supporting documents for and tapes of interviews which discuss Project Whirlwind, Project MAC, and the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, all at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). There are transcripts only for the interviews with Hazen, Forrester, Perlis, and Carr (draft). Also includes transcripts and notes of a seminar, "Attitudes Towards Artificial Intelligence," with Philip Morrison, Jerome Lettvin, and Joseph Weisenbaum, and a lecture...
Dates: 1976 - 1977

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oral History Program, oral history interviews on MIT-California Division of Highways Project

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Identifier: MC-0130
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of 17 oral history transcripts from participants from the MIT Transportation and Community Values Project created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Oral History Program and a guide to the published materials. Interviewees from MIT include: Frank Colcord, Urban Systems Laboratory senior research associate; Frank Koppelman and Lance Neumann, graduate students in the Department of Civil Engineering; Wayne Pecknold, assistant professor of civil engineering;...
Dates: 1975 - 1975

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, oral history interviews on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Committee on the Use of Humans as Experimental Subjects

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Identifier: MC-0133
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of supporting documents for and transcripts of interviews of Dr. Harriet Hardy, Dr. Warren Point and Hans-Lukas Teuber on the subjects of the committee on the Use of Humans as Experimental Subjects at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The interviews were conducted by Charlotte Fishman, an instructor in philosophy who taught a seminar in medical ethics.
Dates: 1976

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, oral history interviews on the Physical Science Study Committee

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Identifier: MC-0602
Abstract The Physical Science Study Committee, and its subsequent offshoots, Educational Services Incorporated (ESI) and Education Development Center (EDC), sought to achieve a comprehensive change in the teaching of science, particularly physics at its inception, in the secondary school system. The genesis of the original committee was at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1956 with a project initiated by Jerrold Zacharias, James Killian, and Francis Friedman. The collection consists of...
Dates: 1956 - 1976

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, oral history interviews with Charles Stark Draper

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Identifier: MC-0134
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains supporting documents and transcripts of four interviews with Charles Draper conducted as part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, including discussions of the history of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory (later renamed the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory).
Dates: 1976

Oral history interview with Dorothy Bowe

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0589
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection consists of an edited oral history interview transcript of a series of interviews of Dorothy Bowe conducted by Kathy Marquis on May 19 and 31 and June 15, 1988. As a long time staff member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Dorothy Bowe was an observer and active participant in the history of women at MIT. From 1964 until her retirement in 1986, she had responsibilities in the Office of the Dean for Student Affairs. Dorothy Bowe was interviewed by Kathy...
Dates: c

Oral history interview with Frank S. MacGregor

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0354
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection consists of an audiocassette tape recording of an interview with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate Frank S. MacGregor in which he describes his career in mining and details about mine administration in the United States and Mexico.
Dates: 1972 - 1972

Oral history interview with Vannevar Bush

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Identifier: MC-0143
Scope and Contents of the Collection In 1964 Eric Hodgins interviewed Bush in preparation for Bush's autobiography, Pieces of the Action (1970). In the 1120-page interview transcript, Bush discussed his family and education at Tufts University; early years at MIT as a member of the Department of Electrical Engineering, his research and patents, including the development of the differential analyzer, and his roles as executive vice president and dean of the School of Engineering; his decision to...
Dates: 1964

Oral history interviews by Stuart Leslie of Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0679
Scope and Contents 7 separate cassette tapes, interviews with Louis de Guzman, Bernard Feld, Nicholas J. Grant, Benjamin Lax, and Louis Smullin (all December 1997 or January 1998 Harold Enge and Fred Eppling (LNS history) on one cassette David White/MIT Bits November 4, 2004
Dates: 1998 - 2004

Oral history interviews on the Cambridge Experimentation Review Board

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Identifier: MC-0273
Scope and Contents of the Collection In 1986 and 1988, Craig Waddell, a member of the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, conducted a series of interviews with members of the Cambridge Experimental Review Board (CERB) The collection contains transcripts of Waddell's interviews with Sister Mary Lucille Banach, David Baltimore, Jonathan Beckwith, John Brusch, Daniel Hayes, Constance Hughes, Edward Kass, Sheldon Krimsky, David Nathan, Mary Nicoloro, Alwin Pappenheimer, George Wald, and Cornelia Wheeler.
Dates: 1986 - 1988

Oral history interviews with Walter A. Rosenblith

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0574

Oral history interviews with William R. Dickson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0637
Scope and Contents of the Collection The majority of this collection consists of a series of conversations between William R. Dickson (at retirement in 1998 he was a senior vice president at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and members of the MIT administration done in the period January to July 2005, on the growth of the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the latter half of the 20th century. Transcriptions of the interviews are in the collection and can also be accessed at: ...
Dates: 1988

Oral history with Margaret Hutchinson Compton

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0351
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection consists of an interview with Margaret Compton, conducted for the MIT Women’s League. Mrs. Compton describes her life as the wife of President Karl Compton, who was president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1930-1948). It also covers her involvement with the MIT Women’s League from 1931 to 1973, and the history of women at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dates: 1974

Sloan School of Management Oral History Project records

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Identifier: AC-0632
Scope and Contents of the Collection Transcript copies of interviews created during the Sloan Oral History Project, a special project of the MIT Sloan School of Management during 2010-2015. George Roth was a project director and interviewer. Digital format.
Dates: 2010 - 2015