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William H. McAdams student notes

 Collection — Box: Shared C
Identifier: MC-0449
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of problem sets with solutions prepared by William H. McAdams for a course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology entitled Heat Engineering (10.245) taught by Professor Charles William Berry.

Dates: 1916

William Hoskins Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0177
Abstract

William Hoskins Brown, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was a member of the MIT faculty in the Department of Architecture from 1941 to 1976, with a leave of absence to serve in the Navy, 1943-1946. The collection includes assignment notes and sketches from his years as a student, as well as design problems and other teaching materials. His architectural projects for MIT are documented in proposals, correspondence, notes, and blueprints.

Dates: 1930 - 1971

William Hovgaard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0185
Abstract This collection documents the career of William Hovgaard (1857-1950). Hovgaard was professor of naval design and construction at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1901 to 1933. His work as a consultant to private companies and several bureaus of the United States Department of the Navy is documented in reports on research in design and construction of ships, submarines, and airships. Correspondence and prepared testimony in the collection document his part as an expert witness...
Dates: 1888 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1930

William Otis Crosby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0068
Scope and Contents of the Collection The bulk of the collection of the papers of William O. Crosby consists of correspondence and geological research as well as reports of consulting projects on sites in Boston, New England, Long Island, Colorado, Alaska, western United States mines, and other US locations, maps of the Massachusetts area by Crosby, bibliographies, reports, reprints, and printed material. Plans and maps of the "New Technology," the new campus for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, made by...
Dates: 1873 - 1931

William P. Allis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0236
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains course notes and other teaching materials from classes Allis taught in physics at MIT, including Historical Development of Physics (8.471), 1939-1940. Professional correspondence includes technical exchanges about research in plasma physics and gaseous electronics, as well as professional material about scheduling presentations, meetings, and conferences, 1929-1979. Also includes reprints of Allis's writings from 1924 to 1979 on subjects including wave theory,...
Dates: 1924 - 1989

William Parrish papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0494

William R. Ware papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0014
Abstract William Robert Ware is best known as an educator and the founder of the schools of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Columbia University. Also a practicing architect, he and his partner, Henry Van Brunt, designed and built a number of buildings in the Boston and Cambridge areas, including First Church (Unitarian), Boston; First Congregational Church, Boston; Episcopal Seminary, Harvard University; and Memorial Hall, Harvard University. This collection...
Dates: 1826 - 1914

William T. Hall student notes

 Collection — Box: Shared B
Identifier: MC-0250
Scope and Contents

This Collection consists of William T. Hall's student notes for organic chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dates: 1895

William T. Pierce travel diary and photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0047
Scope and Contents of the Collection William T. Pierce, a civil engineer in Boston, Massachusetts, traveled from Boston to Europe in 1902. On the trip he kept a diary and took photographs of views and gardens and important buildings, bridges, and other engineering structures in various locations in Europe. He recorded his observations in the diary which also includes descriptions of the photographs he took. The photographs are organized in an album. The black and white photographs in the album are numbered and most...
Dates: 1902

William T. Sedgwick correspondence

 Collection — Box: Shared C
Identifier: MC-0444
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection of William T. Sedgwick correspondence consists of twenty-eight letters from Sedgwick to Amy Morris Homans, the head of the Boston Normal School of Gymnastics. The letters include both personal and professional correspondence. The professional correspondence discusses cooperation between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Boston Normal School of Gymnastics, particularly the sharing of laboratory facilities.

Dates: 1893 - 1908

William Ted Martin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0425
Scope and Contents Martin's activities as a professor at MIT are documented in correspondence and reports on the reform of MIT education and student unrest in the late 1960s and 1970s; correspondence with Robert Horton Cameron, a colleague in the Department of Mathematics; tapes, transcripts, and correspondence concerning the 1961 testimonial for Norbert Wiener; and correspondence about 1980 celebrations for the outgoing MIT president, Jerome Wiesner. Correspondence, working notes, minutes, speeches, and other...
Dates: 1950 - 1980

William Walther Seifert papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0006
Scope and Contents Collection includes contracts, correspondence, memoranda, proposals, and reports documenting Seifert's MIT research projects, including Project TRANSPORT, 1964-1971; studies of the Boston Harbor, 1965-1968, the New England Coastal Zone, 1969-1975, and the Sahel-Sudan region of Africa, 1973-1974; also administrative records describing his role on various MIT committees, including the Administrative Staff Review Committee, the Engineering Council, doctoral committees, and in the organization...
Dates: 1955 - 1975

William Weber Buechner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0229

Winston R. Markey papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0573
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Winston Markey from 1953 to 1987. Materials include class notes and faculty files, as well as administrative records of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Dates: 1953 - 1987

Winward Prescott papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0565
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises course materials produced or collected by Winward Prescott for EH22, E32, E33, and E35 from 1916 to 1937. Materials include reading notes, lecture notes, course outlines and handouts, examinations and samples for both short story and report writing classes, speeches, and poems.

There is also a small amount of correspondence with William A. Crosby, William P. Ryan, Erwin H. Schell and Harold K. Barrows.

Dates: 1916 - 1937

Workshop on Alternate Energy Strategies records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0180
Abstract Between 1974 and 1977 Carroll Louis Wilson, Mitsui Professor of Problems of Contemporary Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, organized and directed the Workshop on Alternative Energy Strategies (WAES), a three-year study in which seventy-five people from fifteen countries examined global energy prospects to the year 2000. The WAES final report called for an immediate effort to wean the world economy from its dependence on oil and identified only two energy sources--coal...
Dates: 1972 - 1981

World Coal Study records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0186
Abstract The World Coal Study (WOCOL) was organized in 1978 by Carroll L. Wilson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mitsui Professor of Problems of Contemporary Technology, to assess the potential of coal to meet world energy needs. The collection consists of records generated by the MIT-based WOCOL staff, including Wilson, during the study's planning, operation and follow-up activities from 1977 to 1980. It includes correspondence, memoranda, and reports; information about the presentation of...
Dates: 1977 - 1980

Wunsch Conservation Laboratory collection of facsimiles, simulacra, and models

 Collection
Identifier: TC-0002
Abstract

This collection comprises simulacra and models of historic bindings, techniques, and formats held by the Wunsch Conservation Laboratory (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Dates: 2015 - 2020

Wunsch Conservation Laboratory reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: TC-0001
Abstract

The Wunsch Conservation Laboratory reference collection comprises a collection of published materials, sample materials sets, and informational notebooks compiled by the Laboratory. Topics covered include bookbinding, papermaking, and the preservation and conservation of distinctive collections.

Dates: 1905 - 2015

Yasser Tabbaa Archive

 Collection
Identifier: AKDC-2015-0002
Scope and Contents

Being drafted/revised as of 6/16/2020.

Dates: ca. 1970-2012

Zelma Weiss Laboratory Notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0689
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a laboratory notebook kept by Zelma Weiss (Mrs. Martin Ritvo), a research assistant in the Department of Chemistry from 1943 to 1945.

Dates: circa 1943-1945

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