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presidents

 Subject
Subject Source: Thesaurus for Use in College and University Archives

Found in 272 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Amasa Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0298
Abstract Francis Amasa Walker (1840-1897) was the third president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1881-1897. This collection consists of correspondence, speeches, and writings by Walker, most of which he wrote while president of MIT. His speeches and writings focus on labor and capital, especially the silver standard, technical education, the student workload at MIT, and accounts of the Civil War. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings about Walker, several published letters he...
Dates: 1862 - 1897

Laya and Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Awards award certificates

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0307
Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection includes copies of award certificates given in honor of the Wiesners to individual Massachusetts Institute of Technology students or groups of students for contributions to the creative and performing arts.

Dates: 1984

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, class of 1886 memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0326
Scope and Contents

The collection of Massachsetts Institute of Technology class of 1886 memorabilia consists of an invitation to a dinner in honor of the acting president of MIT, Arthur A. Noyes, and a dinner menu for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the class. Signatures of some class members are on the back of the menu.

Dates: 1908, 1911

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gray House records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0557
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection includes notes, menus, correspondence, guest and invitation lists, and guest books for events at Gray House, the President's house at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The majority of the records relate to the term of President Charles M. Vest, including a small number of files of official correspondence between Rebecca Vest and Institute staff and photographs taken in June 1990. In addition to files from the tenure of President Paul Gray (1980-1990), President Vest...
Dates: 1980 - 2012

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Barbara Scott Nelson, assistant to the president and chancellor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0387
Abstract Barbara Scott Nelson was assistant to Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Jerome B. Wiesner and Chancellor Paul E. Gray between 1972 and 1978. Wiesner and Gray served as president and chancellor from 1971 to 1980. The collection contains notes, reports, printed material, and other files on administrative issues including affirmative action; the Institute's involvement in outside professional associations such as the American Association of University Administrators and the...
Dates: 1972 - 1979

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Chancellor Paul E. Gray

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0397
Scope and Contents The collection documents the responsibilities and functions of Paul Gray in his capacity as the chancellor of MIT, during the presidency of Jerome B. Wiesner, from 1971 through 1980. In addition, it includes some records reflecting Paul Gray’s activities as the associate provost, and through 1981, his first year as MIT president. The materials included in this collection provide information about the administrative history of the Institute during the 1970s, the evolution of its academic...
Dates: 1965 - 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Jerome B. Wiesner

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0008
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection is composed primarily of records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The dates of the records in the collection span from 1960 to 1984, though the bulk was created between 1966, when Wiesner was appointed provost, and 1980, when he retired as president of MIT. The collection also includes records created when Wiesner was director of MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics (1952-1960), dean of science (1964-1966), and provost (1966-1971). There are a few files...
Dates: 1960 - 1984

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, Records of the Assistant to the President and Provost, Norman C. Dahl

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0559
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records produced by Assistant to the President and Provost, Norman C. Dahl, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from approximately 1971 to 1980. Records include administrative files and records pertaining to the Bicentennial Committees.

Dates: circa 1971-1980

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Office of the Chair of the Corporation, records of Howard W. Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0118
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection documents Howard Johnson's years as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and chair of the MIT Corporation, over the period 1966 to 1983. His work as president is recorded in correspondence, memoranda, and reports from MIT's academic departments, research laboratories and centers. There is correspondence and reports from MIT committees, including Academic Council and the Committee on Educational Policy, and correspondence with MIT faculty and...
Dates: 1965 - 2001

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0013
Abstract The collection documents the administration of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the responsibilities and activities of the Institute's presidents between 1897 and 1930. This was a period of enormous growth and development of the Institute, which was chartered in 1861 and graduated its first class of undergraduates in 1868. There is correspondence about the proposed merger with Harvard University in 1904 and a proposed alliance in 1911. The purchase of land, the planning...
Dates: 1883 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1897 - 1931

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Charles M. Vest

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0510
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records produced by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the President during the tenure of Charles M. Vest. The records span the years of 1990 to 2016. Record topics include the MIT Committee, MIT Corporation, MIT Schools, and MIT centers, laboratories, and programs.

Materials in the collection include: correspondence, mail logs, topic files, speeches, travel records, event and interview video and audio recordings.

Dates: 1990 - 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Julius A. Stratton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0134
Scope and Contents The collection covers the period of Julius A. Stratton's term as the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), January 1, 1959, to June 30, 1966. It contains correspondence, reports, and memoranda about administrative issues including student activities and student housing, relationships with faculty and alumni, and contacts with other universities. Corporation records including correspondence with members of the Corporation; visiting committee material; and...
Dates: 1957 - 1966

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0004
Abstract The collection consists of records created while Karl Taylor Compton (president 1930-1948) and James Rhyne Killian (president 1948-1959) served in the position of president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, and committee materials about the activities of the presidents and their staff, the definition and evolution of policies, and the administration of the Institute. Records document Compton's early efforts to strengthen the...
Dates: 1930 - 1959

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Paul E. Gray

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0180
Series List Series 1 Calendars, Logs, and Chronological Files, 1981-1989 Series 2. MIT Correspondence, 1970-1990 Series 3. MIT Subject Records 1975-1990 Series 4. Outside Activities Records, 1978-1991 Series 5. Speeches and Writings, 1970-1990 Series 6. Development Correspondence, 1970-1990 Scope and Contents note This collection consists of the records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the President,from 1981 to 1990, during...
Dates: 1970 - 1990

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, Reports to the President

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0597
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.

Dates: 1871 - 2010

President's Report

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/59035

President's Report, 1953 November

 Item — Box 10: [Barcode: 39080021739633]
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.

Dates: 1953 November

President's Report 1931-1932

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/59014

President's Report 1931-1932, 1932 October

 Item — Box 6: [Barcode: 39080021739328]
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.

Dates: 1932 October

President's Report 1932-1933

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/59015

President's Report 1932-1933, 1933 October

 Item — Box 6: [Barcode: 39080021739328]
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.

Dates: 1933 October

President's Report 1933-1934

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/59016

President's Report 1933-1934, 1934 October

 Item — Box 6: [Barcode: 39080021739328]
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.

Dates: 1934 October

President's Report 1934-1935

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/59017

President's Report 1934-1935, 1935 October

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 39080021739336]
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.

Dates: 1935 October

President's Report 1935-1936

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/59018

President's Report 1935-1936, 1936 October

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 39080021739336]
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.

Dates: 1936 October

President's Report 1936-1937

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/59019