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World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on World War II Training Programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0633
Scope and Contents

This is an assembled collection of materials about various World War II training programs run by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It consists of materials donated by participants, primarily those in the Radar School training program. Offical records about World War II academic training programs are in the federal archives. The Registrar's Office at MIT may have information about student records.

Dates: 1941 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1947

Frederick G. Keyes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0316

John J. Hibbert papers

Identifier: MC-0584
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of John J. Hibbert from approximately 1935 to 1946. Materials relate to the Radiation Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and include technical manuals, notebooks, photographs, reports, directories, reprints, and a tribute to Karl Taylor Compton.

Dates: circa 1935-1946

Oral history interview with Vannevar Bush

Identifier: MC-0143
Scope and Contents of the Collection In 1964 Eric Hodgins interviewed Bush in preparation for Bush's autobiography, Pieces of the Action (1970). In the 1120-page interview transcript, Bush discussed his family and education at Tufts University; early years at MIT as a member of the Department of Electrical Engineering, his research and patents, including the development of the differential analyzer, and his roles as executive vice president and dean of the School of Engineering; his decision...
Dates: 1964

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