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Government consultants

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Fayette Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0071
Abstract Charles Fayette Taylor, 1894-1996 , BS 1915, MS in mechanical engineering,1920, Yale University, was an ensign in the Naval Reserve Corps during World War I, in charge of the Navy's Aeronautical Engine Laboratory in Washington, DC. From 1920 to 1923 he managed the U.S. Army's Air Service Laboratory at McCook Airfield in Dayton, Ohio, where he supervised engine endurance tests, aircraft flight tests, and fuel anti-knock tests. He directed airplane engine design and development at the Wright...
Dates: 1912 - 1990

David Middleton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0302

Edwin Kuh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0230
Abstract The collection documents the career of Edwin Kuh, a member of the economics faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1955 until his death in 1986. He made numerous contributions to the field of econometrics. The collection contains material on his consulting projects in Puerto Rico, 1928-1970; course notes, and reprints of his writings. Also included is material Kuh wrote as an advisor to the presidential campaigns of Eugene McCarthy (1968) and George McGovern...
Dates: 1949 - 1985

Frank Press papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0159
Scope and Contents of the Collection Papers received in 1981 include information about earthquake projects Press worked on for the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA); and correspondence, minutes, reports, and budgets from the American Geophysical Union of which Press was a member, serving as president, 1974-1976. His years as an Executive Council member of the National Academy of Sciences are documented in papers, programs, and minutes; and correspondence, proposals, and reports describe his consulting for several...
Dates: 1945 - 2013

George Russell Harrison papers

Identifier: MC-0060
Scope and Contents Records about the MIT Centennial and the Spectroscopy Laboratory document Harrison's years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Technical notebooks, information about Wavelength Tables, correspondence about consulting projects and with professional organizations, working notes, and other material concerning ruling engines for diffraction gratings document Harrison's research. There are copies of his publications and his scientific and popular speeches (1935-1972). Also included are...
Dates: 1916 - 1973

Harold C. Weber papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008714294]
Identifier: MC-0396
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection contains printed material relating to tests conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the request of the Select Committee on Small Business of the United States Senate concerning effects noted when the battery additive AD-X2 was added to lead acid storage batteries.

Dates: 1952 - 1956

Howard W. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0163
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection consists of Howard W. Johnson's personal papers and reflects his activities beyond his official positions of president of MIT and MIT corporation chair. The official administrative records from his tenure as president of MIT, and then chair of the Corporation of MIT form a separate collection in the Institute Archives and Special Collections. The collection contains files pertaining to Howard Johnson's service on various boards of directors and overseers in both...
Dates: 1958 - 2008

Ithiel de Sola Pool papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0440
Abstract Ithiel de Sola Pool, professor of political science and director of the International Communications Program of the Center for International Studies (CIS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was a leading authority on the study of public opinion. Pool was a leader in the development of techniques by which detailed projections of public opinion can be made through the simulation of attitudes and attitude changes on a computer. The collection contains correspondence, reports,...
Dates: 1941 - 1984

Jerome B. Wiesner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0420
Scope and Contents of the Collection Records about Wiesner's activities at MIT include correspondence, memoranda, and reports from the Department of Electrical Engineering, correspondence about his involvement with the Council for the Arts, and information about his fund raising efforts. A tribute from the MIT faculty upon his retirement from the MIT presidency in 1980 is included. Wiesner's consulting to government, industry, private foundations, and other groups such as the President's Science Advisory Committee, 1960-1961,...
Dates: 1949 - 1994

John C. Purves papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0161
Abstract John C. Purves received an SB in civil engineering in 1918 and an SB in mechanical engineering in 1920 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He founded the Purves Corporation to develop the flux-valve--an electrical coil which senses the direction of magnetic north. The invention was licensed to the Sperry Gyroscope Company in 1940 and became a component of accurate airplane navigational equipment widely used in World War II. The collection includes Purves's correspondence...
Dates: 1934 - 1977

Lan Jen Chu papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0217
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The papers of Lan Jen Chu consist of correspondence, minutes, and teaching materials documenting Chu's career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Also included are subject files, working notes and calculations, reports, and some correspondence relating to his research in the field of microwaves with the MIT Radiation Laboratory and the U.S. Navy Electronics Laboratory.

Dates: 1938 - 1972

Lawrence Addicks papers

Identifier: MC-0395
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, and other information about Addicks' consulting projects.

Dates: circa 1910-1950

Lincoln P. Bloomfield papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0326
Scope and Contents Lincoln Bloomfield was a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1961 to 1991. Bloomfield first came to MIT in 1957 to direct the U.N. Project at MIT's Center for International Studies. In addition he worked in the U. S. Department of State as well as serving as a consultant for other government, industry, and private groups, dividing his professional life between government service and academia. The materials in his collection...
Dates: 1940 - 2000

Louis D. Smullin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0216
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection documents Louis Smullin's role on the ONR (Office of Naval Research) Advisory Committee on Millimeter Wave Generation and includes correspondence with Charles H. Townes, chair of the committee; memoranda and reports. Also included is a 1939 term paper written for 6.501, an MIT electrical engineering seminar. Boxes 2 through 17 are unprocessed. (There is no box 4 - renumber boxes?)

Dates: circa 1930-2000

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Chair of the Corporation, records of Karl T. Compton

Identifier: AC-0065
Scope and Contents The Office of the Chair of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), records of Karl Compton came to the MIT Institute Archives with the Compton-Killian presidential papers (AC 4). This corporation collection is arranged in three series: 1949-1950, 1951-1952, and 1953-1954. Within this chronological order, material was arranged alphabetically by either the subject or the surname of the correspondent. Although Karl Compton assumed the...
Dates: 1948 - 1954

Max F. Millikan papers

Identifier: MC-0188
Abstract The collection documents the work of Max F. Millikan as an economic and foreign policy consultant to various government agencies and as director of the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A professor of economics, Millikan was a member of the MIT faculty from 1949 until his death in 1969. The materials include reports and correspondence regarding projects on arms control, economic underdevelopment, international communications, communism, and United...
Dates: 1928 - 1967

Morris Cohen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0388

Myron Tribus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0207

Philip McCord Morse papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0075
Abstract This collection documents the career of Philip Morse. Morse served on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1931 to 1969 and was a leader in the field of operations research. The papers consist of biographical information; correspondence; notes; committee minutes; course material; reports; trip diaries; manuscripts; research data and graphs; and reprints and other printed material. The collection also includes a series of administrative records of the Massachusetts...
Dates: 1927 - 1980

Robert J. Van de Graaff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0045
Abstract The collection documents the career of Robert Jemison Van de Graaff, known for developing high-voltage electrostatic generators used for nuclear structure research, cancer therapy, and radiographic studies. Materials include correspondence, reports, contracts, drawings, and technical notes for major projects Van de Graaff worked on during his tenure at MIT, including projects for the US Office of Scientific Research and Development, as well as materials relating to the courses he taught in...
Dates: 1928 - 1948

Robley Dunglison Evans papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0080
Scope and Contents Records of Robley Evans's activities as a member of the faculty at MIT include lecture notes and information about his research into radioactivity standards. There is a set of progress reports from the MIT Clinical Research Center. Also included are committee records, reports, and chapter information from the Health Physics Society during Evans's years as president,1972-1973. A manuscript of his book The Atomic Nucleus and copies of his articles are also...
Dates: 1928 - 1980

William Hovgaard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0185
Abstract This collection documents the career of William Hovgaard (1857-1950). Hovgaard was professor of naval design and construction at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1901 to 1933. His work as a consultant to private companies and several bureaus of the United States Department of the Navy is documented in reports on research in design and construction of ships, submarines, and airships. Correspondence and prepared testimony in the collection document his part as an expert witness...
Dates: 1888 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1930