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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Karl Taylor Compton Lecture Series 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