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convocations

 Subject
Subject Source: Thesaurus For Use In College And University Archives
Scope Note: Ceremony of gathering, usually marking the beginning of an academic year or session

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0172
Abstract The inauguration of James R. Killian as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's tenth president on April 2, 1949, was preceded by the two-day "Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress" on March 31 and April 1. The collection contains thirty-seven 7 1/2 ips 7-inch reel-to-reel audio tapes of the three general assemblies and six panel discussions held during the 1949 midcentury celebrations; tapes of the inauguration ceremonies; 1949 video footage of...
Dates: 1949, 1999

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Humanities and Social Science, Office of the Dean, records of John E. Burchard

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0020
Scope and Contents of the Collection Description covers boxes 1-7The collection is composed of the administrative records of the Deans of Humanities from 1933 to 1973. It includes material from the administrations of Edwin Sharp Burdell (1937-1938), Robert Granville Caldwell (1938-1948), John E. Burchard (1948-1964), and Robert L. Bishop (1964-1973). The bulk of the collection is composed of interoffice memoranda and correspondence which discuss aspects of the administration and...
Dates: circa 1933-1991