Subject Source: Thesaurus for Use in College and University ArchivesScope Note: Ceremony of gathering, usually marking the beginning of an academic year or session
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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...
Dates: 1949, 1999