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Charles B. Breed papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0559
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Charles B. Breed from 1893 to 1947. Much of the collection is related to grade crossings and transportation. Materials include photographs, lectures, correspondence, notes, surveys, and subject files.

Dates: 1893 - 1947

Charles Ernest Ruby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0566
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Charles E. Ruby. Materials include files, notes, books, cards, and correspondence regarding research on an anthology of scientific poetry.

Dates: undated

Charles F. Hopewell student notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0613

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 Henry Burr student notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0141
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection consists of Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate Charles Burr's student notes from courses in mining and metallurgy he took while a student at MIT, 1900-1902; course notes on metallurgy of iron and steel from a class given by MIT professor Heinrich O. Hofman, 1900; and Burr's accounts ledger, 1910-1911, kept while he was a mining engineer.

Dates: 1900 - 1911

Charles J. Connick Stained Glass Foundation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: VC-0002
Scope and Contents The Charles J. Connick Stained Glass Foundation Collection contains documents, photographs, slides, film, periodicals, articles, clippings, lecture transcripts, tools, sketches, designs and cartoons (full size stained glass window designs), stained glass, and ephemera. The primary reference material is the job information. In particular, the job files (boxes 7-9) are used most often in research. Job files list specific information for each job performed by the studio. ...
Dates: 1905 - 2012

Charles M. Vest papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0655
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Charles M. Vest during the years of 1967 to 2013.

Materials include: correspondence, lectures, reports, articles, speeches, presentations, and a digital video interview of Vest about Bill Mitchell.

Dates: 1967 - 2013

Charles P. Kindleberger papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0299
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection includes correspondence about a proposed Marshall Plan memoir, later published as Marshall Plan Days (1987), and about Walter Rostow's Festschrift, published as Economics in the Long View: Essays in Honor of W. W. Rostow (1982). Also included are course notes from some of his economics classes, drafts of lectures and journal articles, writings which reference Kindleberger, reprints and reviews of his own...
Dates: 1934-2001

Charles R. Cross papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0107
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1855 - 1913

Charles W. Davis student notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0125
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Chalres W. Davis' student notes collection consists of a laboratory notebook of mimeographed instructions and written work for courses in the technology and chemistry of food supplies (20.01-20.02) taught by Professor Ernest E. Lockhart at MIT.

Dates: 1947 - 1948

Charles Weiner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0553
Scope and Contents The collection documents the activities of Charles Weiner, a professor of the History of Science and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).Materials include: patents, correspondence, course materials.The Digital Materials series contains writing drafts, talks and lectures, oral history transcripts, and professional correspondence, well as a wide range of research materials assembled by Weiner. Topics of research materials, which include...
Dates: 1955 - 2012

Citizens League Against the Sonic Boom records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0012
Abstract The Citizens League Against the Sonic Boom collection (1967-1978) documents the attempts of a small, grass-roots citizens’ movement to sway public opinion and influence the decision-making process of Congress. The League was founded by Dr. William A. Shurcliff, physicist and senior research associate at the Cambridge Electron Accelerator, and Professor John T. Edsall, Harvard biochemist. The collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, fact-sheets, reports, books, articles, clippings,...
Dates: 1967 - 1978

Claes Oldenberg lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0096
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises an audio recording of a discussion and slide presentation given by Claes Oldenburg on January 13, 1976 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The lecture was given in connection with an exhibit and was sponsored by the MIT Committee on the Visual Arts.

Dates: 1976-01-13

Claude Elwood Shannon selected writings

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0386
Scope and Contents of the Collection This selection of Shannon's writings on subjects such as computers, communications theory, and telecommunications was made by Neil James Alexander Sloane and Aaron D. Wyner when they edited Shannon's collected papers for the publication Claude Elwood Shannon: Collected Papers (New York: IEEE Press, c1993). These papers were not published in that edition but were placed at MIT by the editors to complement the IEEE volume. The collection includes a complete bibliography of Shannon's...
Dates: 1940 - 1982

Clean Air Car Race Coordinating Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0615
Abstract This collection documents the 1970 Clean Air Car Race and the activities of the coordinating committee based at MIT including rules, official guides, documentation, and reports created, and press coverage primarily from 1970-1971. The Clean Air Car Race was a race of lower-emission cars from the campus of MIT in Cambridge, MA to the campus of Caltech in Pasadena, CA, held starting August 24, 1970. The race consisted of college and university led teams each entering a car that produced lower...
Dates: 1969 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1971

Clemens Herschel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0221
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection includes Herschel's professional correspondence with fellow engineers on the design and construction of bridges, dams, and power plants; and the design and use of venturis and weirs, which he invented, for the measurement of water flow. Also includes Herschel's correspondence and reports for the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Holyoke (Mass.) Water Power Company. Collection also contains Herschel's personal correspondence with colleagues and friends.

Dates: 1866 - 1923

Cleofan records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0646
Scope and Contents

This collection contains meeting minutes notebooks and correspondence. The materials span from 1890 to 1937, with the bulk of the collection dating from the 1890s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1897; 1937

Collection about James Watt

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0291
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection about James Watt contains three signed letters: February 1794, from James Watt to Zacheus Walker concerning a patent protection suit; January 1813, from James Watt to William Murdock concerning specifications for a lathe; and March 1801, from Matthew Boulton (Watt's business partner) to the Duke of Portland concerning the immigration of workmen to America.

Dates: 1794 - 1813

Collection of Autographs Gathered by Bryant Nichols, MIT Class of 1907.

 Collection — Box: Shared D
Identifier: MC-0469
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of two volumes of autographs, which were collected by Bryant Nichols while he was a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One volume contains autographs of MIT faculty members, collected between 1904 and 1908. The other volume contains autographs of members of the MIT class of 1907, collected during 1905.

Dates: 1904 - 1908

Collection of clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0218
Scope and Contents This collection is an assembled collection of clippings and scrapbooks of clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology covering the period 1869-1926, with one additional scrapbook covering the period 1948-1949.The mounted clippings in boxes 6 to 11 covering the period 1911-1917 concern the proposed move of the Masschusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from Boston to a new Cambridge campus, which occured in June 1916. These clippings were donated by and likely...
Dates: 1860 - 1949

Collection of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Course and Program Brochures

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0580
Scope and Contents of the Collection

This is an assembled collection of general brochures and program material related to courses and research programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It does not include materials of specific departments such as those issued by the Departments of Architecture, Chemistry, Physics, or Electrical Engineering, as those are in separate collections.

Dates: 1884 - 1931

Collection of Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0305
Abstract

This collection consists of publications and reports written by and about members of the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The bulk of the material was published between 1900 and 1940.

Dates: circa 1865 to 1940

Collection of Papers and Records of the Radiation Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0185
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises materials related to the Radiation Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The collection spans the years of 1941 to 1991 and include administrative records, publications, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1941 - 1991

Collection on Désiré Despradelle

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0695
Scope and Contents

Materials in the Collection on Désiré Despradelle date from 1873 to 1913. The collection comprises an scrapbook (104 pages) including paper items, paper labels and photographs. The collection also includes articles and pamphlets about Despradelle.

Dates: 1873 - 1913

Collection on Ellen Swallow Richards

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0659
Abstract Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards, 1842-1911, attended Vassar College, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in 1870. Subsequently she applied for admission to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in January 1871 became the first female student to attend, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in 1873 in chemistry. Also in 1873, she earned the degree of Master of Arts from Vassar College. In 1910, Smith College conferred the honorary degree Doctor of Science on Ellen Swallow...
Dates: 1873 - 1945

Collection on Eugene Létang

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0654
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains correspondence regarding the death and work of MIT Professor Eugene Létang. Much of the correspondence is addressed to Létang’s widow.

Dates: 1892 - 1924

Collection on Student Life at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0618
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains materials that document student life on the MIT campus, including notebooks and papers, news clippings, magazines, student publications, photographs, brochures and programs, and other memorabilia.



Dates: 1876 - 2017

Collection on Telegraphy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0704
Abstract This collection was largely assembled by Robert Voss, who sold the collection to Thomas F. Peterson, Jr. Peterson continued to add to the collection prior to donating it to MIT. The collection presents a general view of the history, use, and technology of the telegraph, and includes telegrams, photographs of telegraph workers and military use of the technology, records from telegraph companies, and a wide variety of ephemera and realia. The majority of the collection dates from the...
Dates: 1809 - 1998

Collection on the Celebration of the Move of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from Boston to Cambridge

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0343
Abstract

The Dedication Reunion Committee was formed to oversee the celebrations for the dedication of MIT’s new Cambridge campus, which took place on June 12, 13, and 14, 1916. The committee was divided into over twenty subcommittees responsible for an elaborate set of festivities. Several subcommittees are represented in the collection, including the Undergraduate Reunion Committee and the Technology Pageant Committee, whose records form a major portion of the collection.

Dates: 1916 - 1920; Majority of material found in 1916 - 1916

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