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presidents' spouses

Subject Source: Thesaurus for Use in College and University Archives

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Catherine N. Stratton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0426
Scope and Contents The collection contains Catherine Stratton's correspondence and notes about social functions sponsored by Julius Stratton and his wife, Catherine Stratton, during the years 1959-1966 when Julius Stratton served as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Social notebook files include working notes, correspondence, guest lists, menus, and invitations for functions. Most of the correspondence is from the MIT community, but there is interesting correspondence from others...
Dates: 1954 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1969

John D. Runkle papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0007
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of the professional correspondence of John D. Runkle, a professor of mathematics and the second president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The bulk of the incoming correspondence is from William Barton Rogers, MIT’s founder, and his wife, Emma Savage Rogers, concerning MIT. Other prominent correspondents include Robert H. Richards, Charles W. Eliot, Benjamin Pierce, William R. Ware, Albert F. Hall, and T. Sterry Hunt. Letters from Edward...
Dates: 1853 - 1880

Laya and Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Awards award certificates

Identifier: AC-0307
Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection includes copies of award certificates given in honor of the Wiesners to individual Massachusetts Institute of Technology students or groups of students for contributions to the creative and performing arts.

Dates: 1984

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gray House records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0557
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection includes notes, menus, correspondence, guest and invitation lists, and guest books for events at Gray House, the President's house at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The majority of the records relate to the term of President Charles M. Vest, including a small number of files of official correspondence between Rebecca Vest and Institute staff and photographs taken in June 1990. In addition to files from the tenure of President Paul Gray (1980-1990), President Vest...
Dates: 1980 - 2012

Oral history with Margaret Hutchinson Compton

Identifier: MC-0351
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an interview with Margaret Compton, conducted for the MIT Women’s League. Mrs. Compton describes her life as the wife of President Karl Compton, who was president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1930-1948). It also covers her involvement with the MIT Women’s League from 1931 to 1973, and the history of women at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dates: 1974

William Barton Rogers papers

Identifier: MC-0001
Abstract This collection contains the personal correspondence of William Barton Rogers, the founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Family and professional correspondence, notes, articles, lectures, clippings, and drafts of articles on scientific topics, documents relating his philosophy on science and technology education, and many antecedent documents relating to the establishment and early years of MIT are included. An important part of the collection is drafts of...
Dates: 1804 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1882