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Women -- Education (Higher)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Interviews of the Margaret MacVicar Memorial AMITA Oral History Project

Identifier: MC-0356

The Margaret MacVicar Memorial AMITA (Association of MIT Alumnae) Oral History Project began in 1990 with the purpose of documenting life histories of women who graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The collection comprises interviews of women who graduated in 1922 and later. Interviews have been conducted by students working in MIT’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).

Dates: 1989 - 2021

"Data Driven" Film Interviews Collection

Identifier: MC-0747
Scope and Contents This collection consists of video interviews and transcripts with 17 female Masschusetts Institute of Technology faculty members and the short documentary using the interviews, "The Uprising". The interviews focus on women faculty in science and engineering at MIT, and more broadly gender equity issues in STEM fields. Specifically referencing events discussed the 1999 report, Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT. The interviews were produced by Wicked Delicate Films in...
Dates: Interviews Recorded August 28, 2018

Dorothy Bowe Collection on Women at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Identifier: MC-0347
Scope and Contents of the Collection The papers were collected by Dorothy Bowe who was centrally involved in issues relating to women at the Masssachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) both formally in staff roles and informally. The material is largely MIT records and was created in the period 1970-1984. The papers provide documentation of a period of change when issues of women students came into focus by those advocating change to increase numbers of women students and address career of women graduates. Included in the...
Dates: 1970 - 1984

Emily Wick papers

Identifier: MC-0696
Scope and Contents

Personal papers of Emily Wick, first female faculty to earn tenure at MIT, also served in Dean's office.

Dates: approximately 1936 to 2012

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Admissions Office records

Identifier: AC-0373
Scope and Contents of the Collection Box 1 of the collection, 1933-1961, includes general correspondence files, 1933-1934. Also includes files pertaining to student recruitment including correspondence with secondary school guidance counselors and principals, some signed by James R. Killian, Dugald C. Jackson, and Harry Manley Goodwin; sample admission forms; brochures; information packets for prospective students; mailing lists; and notes and notebooks for planning conferences for students and faculty interested in the...
Dates: 1925 - 1995; 2017 February 03 - Ongoing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Program in Women’s and Gender Studies records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0663
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the administrative records, events, and courses offered by the Women and Gender Studies Department (WGS) and its predecessors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Records include reports to the president, correspondence related to conferences held by the department, course proposals and syllabi, and photographs and ephemera related to events sponsored by the program. Gaps in the collection are known to exist due to the disposal of a number of materials by...
Dates: 1984 - 2019

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, records of the Gender Equity Committee of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Identifier: AC-0641
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two reports produced by the The Gender Equity Committee for the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS) between 2001 and 2002.

Dates: 2001 - 2002

MIT150 Symposium "Leaders in Science and Engineering: the Women of MIT" Committee records

Identifier: AC-0647
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials including a keynote address, event program, report, and interviews focusing on women at MIT. These materials date from 2010-2011.

Dates: 2010 - 2011