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 Subject
Subject Source: Thesaurus for Use in College and University Archives

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Chancellor, records of Julius A. Stratton as provost, vice president and provost, and chancellor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0132
Abstract The collection documents the responsibilities of Julius A. Stratton for academic development and research in the positions of provost, vice president and provost, and chancellor, which he held between 1949 and 1957. The records contain reports and memoranda from the schools, departments, and research laboratories, including Lincoln Laboratory, the Research Laboratory for Electronics, and the Computation Center, and material on Projects Charles, Hartwell, Meteor, Troy, and Whirlwind. There are...
Dates: 1949 - 1957

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Chancellor, records of Lawrence Bacow

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0564
Scope and Contents The collection comprises records created during Lawrence S. Bacow's tenure as Chancellor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The records span the years of 1998 to 2004.

Materials include correspondence.
Dates: 1998 - 2004

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Barbara Scott Nelson, assistant to the president and chancellor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0387
Abstract Barbara Scott Nelson was assistant to Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Jerome B. Wiesner and Chancellor Paul E. Gray between 1972 and 1978. Wiesner and Gray served as president and chancellor from 1971 to 1980. The collection contains notes, reports, printed material, and other files on administrative issues including affirmative action; the Institute's involvement in outside professional associations such as the American Association of University Administrators and the National...
Dates: 1972 - 1979

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Chancellor Paul E. Gray

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0397
Scope and Contents The collection documents the responsibilities and functions of Paul Gray in his capacity as the chancellor of MIT, during the presidency of Jerome B. Wiesner, from 1971 through 1980. In addition, it includes some records reflecting Paul Gray’s activities as the associate provost, and through 1981, his first year as MIT president. The materials included in this collection provide information about the administrative history of the Institute during the 1970s, the evolution of its academic...
Dates: 1965 - 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Jerome B. Wiesner

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0008
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection is composed primarily of records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The dates of the records in the collection span from 1960 to 1984, though the bulk was created between 1966, when Wiesner was appointed provost, and 1980, when he retired as president of MIT. The collection also includes records created when Wiesner was director of MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics (1952-1960), dean of science (1964-1966), and provost (1966-1971). There are a few files from...
Dates: 1960 - 1984

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Office of the Chair of the Corporation, records of Howard W. Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0118
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection documents Howard Johnson's years as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and chair of the MIT Corporation, over the period 1966 to 1983. His work as president is recorded in correspondence, memoranda, and reports from MIT's academic departments, research laboratories and centers. There is correspondence and reports from MIT committees, including Academic Council and the Committee on Educational Policy, and correspondence with MIT faculty and...
Dates: 1965 - 2001

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0013
Abstract The collection documents the administration of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the responsibilities and activities of the Institute's presidents between 1897 and 1930. This was a period of enormous growth and development of the Institute, which was chartered in 1861 and graduated its first class of undergraduates in 1868. There is correspondence about the proposed merger with Harvard University in 1904 and a proposed alliance in 1911. The purchase of land, the planning and...
Dates: 1883 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1897 - 1931

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Charles M. Vest

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0510
Scope and Contents The collection comprises records produced by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the President during the tenure of Charles M. Vest. The records span the years of 1990 to 2016. Record topics include the MIT Committee, MIT Corporation, MIT Schools, and MIT centers, laboratories, and programs.

Materials in the collection include: correspondence, mail logs, topic files, speeches, travel records, event and interview video and audio recordings.
Dates: 1990 - 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Julius A. Stratton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0134
Scope and Contents The collection covers the period of Julius A. Stratton's term as the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), January 1, 1959, to June 30, 1966. It contains correspondence, reports, and memoranda about administrative issues including student activities and student housing, relationships with faculty and alumni, and contacts with other universities. Corporation records including correspondence with members of the Corporation; visiting committee material; and...
Dates: 1957 - 1966

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0004
Abstract The collection consists of records created while Karl Taylor Compton (president 1930-1948) and James Rhyne Killian (president 1948-1959) served in the position of president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, and committee materials about the activities of the presidents and their staff, the definition and evolution of policies, and the administration of the Institute. Records document Compton's early efforts to strengthen the...
Dates: 1930 - 1959

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 the tenure...
Dates: 1970 - 1990

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Special Assistant to the President Mary Rowe

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0232
Abstract This collection documents the administrative work of Mary Rowe who held the position of Special Assistant to the President and Ombudsperson at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Materials, dating from 1960 through 2014, include proposals and history, committee files, correspondence and subject files, teaching materials, speeches and writings relating to her work.
Dates: 1960s to 2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, Reports to the President

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0597
Scope and Contents The collection comprises reports created for or by the Office of the President at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1871 to 2010.
Dates: 1871 - 2010

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, Assistant Provost Doreen Morris records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0530
Abstract The Office of the Provost, Assistant Provost Doreen Morris records contain records from Morris’s office documenting her work with the Office of the Provost. Morris came to the MIT in 1978 when she joined the Budget Office. In 1982, she became the financial officer in the Office of the Dean of Science. In 1985, she became assistant to the provost and in 1992, she was appointed assistant provost for administration. Records include budgets and five year plans, materials on gender equity at MIT,...
Dates: 1970 - 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Assistant Provost for Administration Douglas Pfeiffer

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080022095225]
Identifier: AC-0595
Scope and Contents Each year the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the Provost holds an orientation and introduction to MIT for new faculty the week before the academic year starts in September. A handbook of campus information resources is compiled each year by the office as part of the orientation. The collection consists ofa number of these handbooks dating from 1997 to 2006.
Dates: 1997 - 2006

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Charles H. Townes

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0031
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains the records of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) provost Charles H. Townes. He served as provost from 1961 to 1966 and the collection contains administrative files on MIT’s academic departments, laboratories, and centers, as well as minutes, agendas, reports, and notes from committees Townes was involved with as provost. Records about the Birla Institute of Technology, the Kanpur Indo-American Program, and the Technical University of Berlin reflect the...
Dates: 1961 - 1966

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of executive officer Joel Orlen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0057
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains administrative files of Exectuive Officer Joel Orlen in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the Provost. Materials include correspondence, reference material, working notes, and reports on various activities of the office, including coordination of space and research planning, administration of special research funds, representing MIT on the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation and in various university research consortia, and...
Dates: 1965 - 1980

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Provost Robert Brown

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0582
Scope and Contents The collection comprises records created by the Office of the Provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The records, which were created during Robert A. Brown's tenure as Provost, span the years of 1998 to 2005.

Materials include: correspondence, programs information, records pertaining to the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) and the Council on Faculty Diversity.
Dates: 1998 - 2005

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Special Assistant to the Provost Louis Menand

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0078
Abstract Louis Menand became assistant to the provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1968 with the responsibility to supervise several programs, including the MIT student-operated tutoring program at Rindge Technical School in Cambridge, Mass., and the Upward Bound program. He chaired the Law-Related Studies Committee and served on the Interdisciplinary Environmental Council. He also worked on university-community relations. In 1974 he became...
Dates: 1953 - 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of the Associate Provost for Educational Programs and Policy records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0295
Scope and Contents The collection contains records kept by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the Associate Provost for Educational Programs and Policy from 1985-1993. Materials include correspondence, reports, and memoranda related to disciplinary and harassment issues; information about student, staff, and faculty programs; and files about minority issues on campus and personnel issues.
Dates: 1985 - 1993

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Walter A. Rosenblith

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0007
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of the records of Walter Alter Rosenblith while associate provost, 1969-1971, and provost, 1971-1980, though the collection contains a few earlier records pertaining to continuing projects under the supervision of the Office of the Provost. The major portion of the collection, the general administrative files, documents Rosenblith’s activities as provost as well as the academic and political climate of MIT during the 1970s.During Rosenblith’s time in office,...
Dates: 1958 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1980