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letters (correspondence)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred P. Rockwell correspondence

 Collection — Box Shared C: [Barcode: 39080036789508]
Identifier: MC-0446
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection of Alfred P. Rockwell correspondence consists of letters written between 1868 and 1869 from Rockwell to his wife, Katharine Virginia Foote Rockwell, after he was offered a position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The letters describe the physical and financial state of the Institute and the personality and educational philosophy of its first two presidents, William Barton Rogers and John Daniel Runkle. Letters from Rogers are also included in the collection....
Dates: 1867 - 1876

George MacKay correspondence

 Collection — Box Shared D: [Barcode: 39080036789466]
Identifier: MC-0475
Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection consists of correspondence regarding the disappearance and death of George MacKay's son, Master Engineer George Lewis MacKay (Massachusetts Institute of Technology class of 1914), 117th Engineer Regiment, U.S. Army in France. Correspondents include military personnel, Mrs. A. J. George, executive secretary of the War Service Auxiliary of MIT, and MIT professor William H. Lawrence.

Dates: 1919

Hutchinson family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008715366]
Identifier: MC-0174
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection includes letters from John Corrin Hutchinson to Ruth S. H. Van Hoesen concerning Margaret Hutchinson's marriage to Karl Taylor Compton and other family matters; and letters to John Hutchinson from his former colleagues at the University of Minnesota containing anecdotal and biographical information on Hutchinson's tenure as professor of Greek literature.

Dates: 1890 - 1934

Rosalind D. Lewis letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080024694025]
Identifier: MC-0487
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence between Rosalind D. Lewis and her future son-in-law Cherry L. Emerson, a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who married her daughter Mary Lewis in 1942. In addition to letters about family matters, there are also references to Emerson's work on his SM degree in Chemical Engineering (Course 10A), which he earned in 1941 from MIT.

Dates: 1940 - 1942