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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, with...
Dates: 1926 - 1954

Albert Gordon Hill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0365
Abstract The collection documents the career of Albert Gordon Hill, who was professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1947 to 1955. Hill also held administrative positions as the director of several research laboratories at MIT. The collection contains records of his tenure as vice president for research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970-1975, and includes material documenting the divestment of the Instrumentation Laboratory at MIT, which became the...
Dates: 1943 - 1981

Allen Hazen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0430
Scope and Contents of the Collection The papers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) civil engineering graduate Allen Hazen contain records of his career as a consulting engineer, specializing in water supply and purification. The typescript by Dennis Sebian of his Hazen biography "Pioneer Engineering" in box 26 of the collection provides a detailed analysis of Hazen's importance in the discipline of water engineering in the early twentieth century. Allen Hazen advised a large number of cities and towns in...
Dates: 1883 - 1974

Arthur R. von Hippel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0321
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection of Arthur R. von Hippel papers includes biographical materials on von Hippel, and two oral histories conducted by Z. Malek, and the Smithsonian Computer History Project. Also includes many of von Hippel's publications, personal and professional correspondence, some materials from courses he taught at MIT, and research notebooks from the 1930s in German about his early work with semiconductors. There are also writings and materials used by von Hippel to research the behavior of...
Dates: 1919 - 1986

Arthur T. Ippen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0011
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Arthur T. Ippen papers document his career as professor of civil engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and his active professional leadership and consulting work. The papers are rich resources on the topics of engineering education, international education, and water research. They also chronicle the construction and expansion of the MIT Hydrodynamics Laboratory and reflect Ippen's and the Institute's activities in international educational exchange during the...
Dates: 1925 - 1978

Benjamin Lax papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0234
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Benjamin Lax papers contain correspondence, travel agendas, speeches, and papers Lax presented at national and international professional conferences on such subjects as semiconductors, materials science, cyclotrons, and magnetism. Also includes correspondence and other records from Lax's years at Lincoln Laboratory, and laboratory notes for a course taught in 1952, Selected Topics in the Theory of Solids (8.363). There are manuscripts, drafts, and reprints of his writings on subjects...
Dates: 1925 - 1975

Benson R. Snyder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0304

Bernard S. Gould papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0279
Scope and Contents of the Collection The papers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Bernard S. Gould consist largely of Gould's writings, and professional correspondence with a number of companies including the Gillette Safety Razor Company and the Howard Company with whom he worked.
Dates: 1937 - 1980

Bernard T. Feld papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0167
Abstract The Bernard Taub Feld papers document his academic, professional, and political pursuits during the period 1943 to 1990. The bulk of the material dates from the mid-1950s, reflecting his establishment in the scientific community and his increased interest in nuclear arms control.
Dates: 1943 - 1990

Bertram Eugene Warren papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0340
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists primarily of Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Bertram Warren's reprints and other writings, 1926-1978, including his list of these reprints; two notebooks of lectures delivered in France, 1957 and 1968; and some correspondence, 1945-1977. Also included is a microfilm copy of a volume presented to Warren at a symposium given in his honor on "Current Studies in Diffraction Physics." The volume contains reprints by Warren, and by his former students on...
Dates: 1926 - 1978

Bruno Benedetto Rossi papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0166

Carroll L. Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0029
Scope and Contents of the Collection The six accessions given to the Institute Archives by Carroll Wilson from 1979 to 1983 were integrated into the present arrangement, maintaining Wilson's folder titles and original order when possible. No re-ordering was done within the folders. There are five series: Series 1, Personal, Biographical and Family Papers; Series 2, MIT Related Records; Series 3, Corporate Records; Series 4, Subject Files and Correspondence' and Series 5, Speeches and Writings. Additional materials were...
Dates: 1926 - 1983

Charles Fayette Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0071
Abstract Charles Fayette Taylor, 1894-1996 , BS 1915, MS in mechanical engineering,1920, Yale University, was an ensign in the Naval Reserve Corps during World War I, in charge of the Navy's Aeronautical Engine Laboratory in Washington, DC. From 1920 to 1923 he managed the U.S. Army's Air Service Laboratory at McCook Airfield in Dayton, Ohio, where he supervised engine endurance tests, aircraft flight tests, and fuel anti-knock tests. He directed airplane engine design and development at the Wright...
Dates: 1912 - 1990

Charles R. Cross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0107
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection includes correspondence by and to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) physics professor Charles Cross, who taught in the physics department 1870-1917. Included is correspondence on the acquisition of apparatus for the Rogers Laboratory of Physics, scientific research and teaching including correspondence with Elihu Thomson, photographs, and newspaper clippings about scientific instrumentation and early application of and experiments with the x-ray process. There is also...
Dates: 1855 - 1913

Collection on the POLYMODE Program

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0321
Abstract The International POLYMODE Program was a bilateral US-USSR project to study mesoscale dynamics in the ocean to improve understanding of the role of eddy processes on scales of 50 to 500 kilometers. The materials constituting this collection include research and funding proposals, planning information, correspondence, meeting minutes, and scientific reports and data collected during ship cruises.
Dates: 1973 - 1981

Cyril Stanley Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0254
Scope and Contents of the Collection Smith's career as a teacher at MIT is documented in correspondence and plans for the development of courses at MIT in the history of technology, a proposed Center for the Study of Technology, and course notes for his class Technology, Power, and Values (21.08J). Information about his course History of Materials (21.414J) includes course notes, glass slides, metal samples, photographs, tapes and drawings, and a bound set of student term papers (1963, 1965, 1967). Correspondence, drawings, and...
Dates: 1922 - 1992

David Baltimore papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0422

David Botstein personal archives

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0277
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection contains correspondence, grant proposals, research materials and records of his work at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for his study of the temperate salmonella bacteriophage P22. Botstein's activities as a member of the MIT Department of Biology are illustrated in course notes, course evaluations, and student papers for classes he taught in genetics and molecular biology, 1972-1988; and correspondence with colleagues and records of committees on which he served, including...
Dates: 1967 - 1997

David F. Waugh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0255

David H. Frisch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0337

David J. Rose papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0405

David Middleton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0302

Edward Phelps Allis papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0333
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists primarily of reprints of Edward Phelps Allis's articles on the morphology and paleontology of marine life, 1909-1938. Also included are a few brief biographical pieces about the Allis family and Edward Allis.
Dates: 1909 - 1938

Edward S. Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0345
Scope and Contents note The Edward S. Taylor papers contain material documenting Taylor's professional activities, as well as some personal correspondence. Consulting records, which include correspondence, research notes, reports, and proposals, record the work he did with Bird Machine Campany, 1967-1973; Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 1940-1958; General Electric Company; and Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, 1974-1976. Correspondence, from 1953 to 1974, background material, illustrations, and book reviews relating to his...
Dates: 1921 - 1990

Egon Orowan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0306
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection contains diaries and notebooks describing personal and professional activities; correspondence with various companies, including E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and Boeing Company, for which Orowan consulted; conference papers and lecture notes on mechanical engineering and materials science; reprints of writings, mostly on geology and materials science; and correspondence and patent materials for various innovations and inventions, including a patent for the Enterostomy...
Dates: 1929 - 1989

Ernst A. Guillemin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [39080008715622]
Identifier: MC-0407
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection of Ernst A. Guillemin papers includes drafts of his articles and books; course and research notes about circuit theory; and French course notes taken by Guillemin's daughter, Mary Grace Guillemin.
Dates: 1955 - 1955

Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0152

Francis Bitter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0077
Abstract These papers document the career of Francis Bitter, who helped establish the National Magnet Laboratory at MIT. The bulk of the collection postdates 1934, when Bitter came to MIT. The papers consist primarily of correspondence with colleagues, professional societies, and concerns that hired him as a consultant.
Dates: 1925 - 1967

Francis Otto Schmitt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0154
Abstract The Francis Otto Schmitt Papers document Schmitt’s contribution to scientific research and his teaching. The core of the collection describes his influence on the development of the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience, and his role as founder and director of the Neurosciences Research Program. There is also considerable material about Schmitt’s efforts to disseminate his work through teaching and research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and through his involvement with...
Dates: 1942 - 1982