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speeches (compositions)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Addresses or discourses having a more or less formal character and composed for the purpose of delivering the content orally to an audience or assembly. For texts that record the speech, use "speeches (documents)."

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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 of the Collection 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 a rich source of information about the administrative history of the Institute during the 1970s, the evolution of...
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 it's 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 Julius A. Stratton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0134
Scope and Contents of the Collection 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
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 of Paul E. Gray as president. The collection also includes some records created when Gray served as the chancellor of MIT from 1971 to 1980.The correspondence and subjects series of this collection reflect issues that Gray faced during his term as president. For example, they document work with the faculty and the Committee of Educational...
Dates: 1970-1990