Subject Source: Thesaurus for Use in College and University ArchivesScope 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
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
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