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Joint Center for Urban Studies, records of the Guayana [Guiana] Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0292
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains correspondence, reports, and drafts of working papers of members of the Joint Center for Urban Studies Guayana Project in Venezuela. Report topics are as follows: A is Public Administration, B is Economic Factors, C is Social Factors, D is Physical Planning-Regional, E is Physical Planning-Urban, F is General and Miscellaneous.

Dates: 1961 - 1969

Jonathan Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0557
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Jonathan Allen. Materials in the collection date from approximately 1950 to 1999. Materials include correspondence, lectures and lecture notes, slides, course notes, and meeting materials.

Dates: 1950 - 1999

Jordan J. Baruch papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0699
Scope and Contents The Jordan J. Baruch papers consist primarily of writings and presentations by Baruch, as well as correspondence. While these materials comprise the bulk of the collection, the papers also include course notes, reports, meeting agendas and minutes, photographs, clippings, background material, and some ephemera. The collection spans the years 1946 to 2011, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s and 1980s.The materials contained in this collection cover a wide variety of...
Dates: 1946 - 2011

Joseph A. Meyer, Jr. journals and other material

 Collection
Identifier: VC-0003
Abstract

Joseph A. Meyer, Jr. (1856–1894) was a graduate of MIT's Department of Architecture who traveled to Europe and Asia on a MIT-sponsored trip in the 1890s. The collection primarily consists of Meyer's travel journals, in which he recorded sketches and impressions of the places he visited.

Dates: 1892 - 1894

Joseph D. Potts student notes

 Collection — Box: Shared D
Identifier: MC-0470

Joseph Galeota student notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0500
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises course and thesis notes, exams, and correspondence created by Joseph M. Galeota during his educatoin at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1924 to 1927. The materials relate to courses in applied mechanics, physics, and electrical engineering.

Dates: 1924 - 1927

Joseph H. Keenan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0398

Joseph L. Gillson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0164
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection consists of Joseph Gillson's correspondence with other geologists, including Waldemar Lindgren, Charles Palache, and Ulysses Sherman Grant; field notebooks from numerous sites kept by Gillson while with the U.S. Geological Survey, and a field report from Fremont County, Wyoming, with detailed observational data and a record of specimens; and reprints of technical papers, primarily concerning industrial minerals.

Dates: 1916 - 1964

Joseph S. Newell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0053
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence concerning the third edition (1943) of Airplane Structures, and working drafts of the fourth edition (1945), as well as correspondence with Alfred Niles about book revisions. Also included is correspondence with the book's publisher; reports written by Newell for the United States War Department Air Service, Engineering Division in Dayton, Ohio; reports written at MIT; reprints of Newell's articles; notes written in...
Dates: 1922 - 1951

Joseph Weizenbaum personal archives

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0383
Scope and Contents

The Joseph Weizenbaum personal archives span the approximate years of 1960 to 1999.

Materials include: theses, publications, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and administrative files.

The only known born-digital material (non-printouts) are files from a 5.25 inch floppy disk in box 16. It is a Pascal computer program, SONIA, written by Thomas Broome III and sent to Weizenbaum. It includes DOS executable files and Pascal source code in plain text.

Dates: circa 1960s-1990s

Josiah V. Meigs notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0083
Scope and Contents This collection contains a notebook created by Josiah Vincent Meigs, including sketches and notes related to various of his inventions including sketches of cartridges and guns produced by the United States Cartridge Company in Lowell, Massachusetts; and sketches of railway chairs and couplings later used as part of the Meigs Elevated Railway (built in the 1880s). The notes and sketches are dated from 1854 to 1866. Josiah Meigs grew up in Tennessee, was an appretice to his brother James, an...
Dates: 1854 - 1866

Judith Jarvis Thomson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0529
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The bulk of the collection consists of notes, syllabi, and other teaching materials for courses taught by Thomson in a wide spectrum of philosophical disciplines, including ethics, epistemology, history of philosophy, and theory of knowledge. Also included in the collection are articles and book reviews written by Thomson between 1957 and 1998. Abortion, causality, rights, and self-defense are among the many topics covered.

Dates: 1957 - 1998

Judith Wechsler personal archives

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0756
Abstract Judith Wechsler is a curator, film maker, and art historian. Wechsler was a fellow at the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies from 1977-1978. She was also an associate professor at the MIT Department of Architecture. She is professor emerita at Tufts University, and has been professor of art history at the Rhode Island School of Design. As an art historian, she has focused primarily on 19th century French art, exploring the intersection of art and theater, art and film, caricature and...
Dates: 1931 - 2020

Judson R. Baron papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0596

Judy L. Hoyt personal archives

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0757
Abstract This collection documents the career of Dr. Judy L. Hoyt. Hoyt is Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) since 2004, and joined the MIT faculty in 2000. Dr. Hoyt is known for her groundbreaking work with strained silicon semiconductor materials, greatly decreasing the size of integrated circuits. She served as an Associate Director within the Microsystems Technology Laboratories...
Dates: 1982-2014

Jule G. Charney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0184
Abstract These papers document the career of Jule G. Charney, whose research focused on the mathematical description of large-scale atmospheric circulations and included work on the theory of ocean currents, atmospheric wave propagation, large-scale hydrodynamic instability, hurricanes, drought, and atmospheric blocking ridges. The papers document his scientific, academic, professional, and political activities, dating from 1936 to 1981. Part of his career was spent at the Massachusetts Institute of...
Dates: 1921 - 1981

Julian Avery papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0323
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection includes information about Julian Avery's inventions and research, copies of his writings on metallurgy and gravitation.

Dates: 1938 - 1983

Julius Adams Stratton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0431
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection documents the activities of Julius Adams Stratton, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The collection is arranged in six series by original file groupings. Series 1 contains biographical and genealogical material about Stratton's family, including correspondence, diaries, and reminiscences by his father about his trip west in the mid-nineteenth century. The subject files, Series 3, document Stratton's professional and government activities...
Dates: 1854 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1994

Julius B. Goldberg scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0598
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises a scrapbook created in approximately 1930 by Julius B. Goldberg.

Dates: 1930

Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive

 Collection
Identifier: AKDC-2017-0001
Content Description Entire extant collection of negatives and other photographic materials, and/or prints of the photographic output of Iraqi, Kamil Chadirji (ca. 1897-1968), and his son, the Iraqi born architect Rifat Chadirji (1926-2020). The collection consists of ca. 1500 Kamil Chadirji negatives, and ca. 96,000 negatives of Rifat Chadirji, and a few other photographers images included in Rifat Chadirji's collection. The Rifat Chadirji material, besides that of Kamil Chadirji, is housed in sleeves and...
Dates: 1920s-2000s

Kanpur Indo-American Program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0334
Abstract The collection documents the Kanpur Indo-American Program, 1962-1972, a consortium effort of nine American educational institutions to assist in the development of an Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur. Records include correspondence among the India Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and other consortium members; information about the development of academic programs; and administrative records such as committee minutes and reports. Personnel and faculty...
Dates: 1961 - 1972

Karen R. Polenske papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0691
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials including but not limited to correspondence, proposals, reports, papers, data and research notebooks, and memoranda. Topics include Athena, Mother, and Passion software, UN bibliographies, Multiregional Input-Output (MRIO), Multiregional Policy (MRP), Multiregional Policy Impact Simulation Model (MRPIS), South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and multiregional planning.

Dates: 1947 - 2012

Karl L. Wildes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0322

Karl R. Kennison, "Technology": score for a male quartet

 Collection — Box: Shared A
Identifier: MC-0206
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of Technology, the original score for a male quartet by Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate Karl Kennison.

Dates: circa 1908

Karl T. Compton Memorial Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0171
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of an audio recording of speeches and music presented at an Institute wide Convocation at the Massachusetts Institute of Techology (MIT) commemorating former president and former chair of the Karl T. Compton. A memorial service had been held earlier in the year in June, but the convocation was held on October 4, 1954 so that students could participate. Speakers included chair of the facult Martin J. Buerger, Dean of Science George R. Harrison; Provost Julius A....
Dates: 1954 - 1954

Karl Taylor Compton Lecture Series collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0175
Scope and Contents The Karl Taylor Compton Lecture Series at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was established in 1957 to honor Karl Taylor Compton, who served as president of MIT from 1930 to 1948 and chairman of the MIT Corporation from 1948 to 1954. The purpose of the lectureship is to bring to the campus “scholars noted for their universality of thought and influence on human values.” The lecturers are chosen from a broad spectrum of fields, including science, philosophy, religion,...
Dates: 1957 - 1999

Karl Taylor Compton Memorial Tribute, WGBH radio broadcast

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0238
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises an audio recording of the October 4, 1954 Karl Taylor Compton Memorial Tribute speeches given by Ralph Lowell and James R. Killian on WGBH radio broadcast.

Dates: 1954-10-04

Karl Taylor Compton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0416
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains biographical information about Karl T. Compton, physicist and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Materials include correspondence between George Harrison, Julius Stratton, and Margaret Hutchinson Compton about Harrison's biography of Compton. Compton's date books, 1919,1934-1935, 1942-1954, some with detailed entries, and Karl and Margaret Compton's appointment calendars provide some information about the Comptons' daily activities....
Dates: 1906 - 1961

Katharine Dexter McCormick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0148
Abstract Katharine Dexter McCormick, a 1904 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was an activist for women's suffrage and education, and a leader within the birth control movement. She provided financial support for research that led to the development of the contraceptive pill and was instrumental in the establishment of the first women's residence on the MIT campus, McCormick Hall. The collection includes family correspondence, McCormick’s student notebooks, examinations, and...
Dates: 1811 - 1964

Keatinge Keays student notes

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0084
Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collectin of Keatinge Keays student notes contains notes on lectures, quizzes, and supplementary materials for subject 13.12, "Warship General Arrangements," taught by J.A. Brown in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in the spring of 1953.

Dates: 1953

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