Subject Source: Thesaurus For Use In College And University Archives
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080032145226]
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains records of the Office of the Vice President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from the period 1932 to 1938, when Vannevar Bush held the position of vice president. The subjects of the records include finances and academic policy; primarily the collection holds correspondence with MIT administrators, faculty, and others outside MIT engaged in science and technology issues.
Dates: 1932 - 1938