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Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Presidents

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

Jerome B. Wiesner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0420
Scope and Contents of the Collection Records about Wiesner's activities at MIT include correspondence, memoranda, and reports from the Department of Electrical Engineering, correspondence about his involvement with the Council for the Arts, and information about his fund raising efforts. A tribute from the MIT faculty upon his retirement from the MIT presidency in 1980 is included. Wiesner's consulting to government, industry, private foundations, and other groups such as the President's Science Advisory Committee, 1960-1961,...
Dates: 1949 - 1994

John D. Runkle papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0007
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of the professional correspondence of John D. Runkle, a professor of mathematics and the second president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The bulk of the incoming correspondence is from William Barton Rogers, MIT’s founder, and his wife, Emma Savage Rogers, concerning MIT. Other prominent correspondents include Robert H. Richards, Charles W. Eliot, Benjamin Pierce, William R. Ware, Albert F. Hall, and T. Sterry Hunt. Letters from Edward...
Dates: 1853 - 1880

Julius Adams Stratton papers

Identifier: MC-0431
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection documents the activities of Julius Adams Stratton, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The collection is arranged in six series by original file groupings. Series 1 contains biographical and genealogical material about Stratton's family, including correspondence, diaries, and reminiscences by his father about his trip west in the mid-nineteenth century. The subject files, Series 3, document Stratton's professional and government activities...
Dates: 1854 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1994

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

Paul E. Gray papers

Identifier: MC-0442
Abstract This collection documents the personal and professional activities of Paul Edward Gray, president emeritus and professor emeritus of MIT. The collection spans from 1953 to 2010, from his time as an undergraduate through his retirement. The bulk of the material in this collection documents Gray’s time as a student and as a member of the MIT faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering. Included are research notebooks, theses, publications, course notes, speeches, photographs,...
Dates: 1953 - 2017

Samuel W. Stratton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0008
Abstract Samuel Wesley Stratton was the eighth president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), serving from 1923 to 1930. In 1931 he became the first chairman of the MIT Corporation. Earlier, as head of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey’s Office of Weights and Measures, he developed the plan for a bureau of standards. The bill establishing the National Bureau of Standards was passed in 1901, and Stratton served as its first director for twenty-one years. The bulk of the collection...
Dates: 1881 - 1934

William Barton Rogers papers

Identifier: MC-0001
Abstract This collection contains the personal correspondence of William Barton Rogers, the founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Family and professional correspondence, notes, articles, lectures, clippings, and drafts of articles on scientific topics, documents relating his philosophy on science and technology education, and many antecedent documents relating to the establishment and early years of MIT are included. An important part of the collection is drafts of...
Dates: 1804 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1882