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Institute Professors

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur R. von Hippel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0321
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection of Arthur R. von Hippel papers includes biographical materials on von Hippel, and two oral histories conducted by Z. Malek, and the Smithsonian Computer History Project. Also includes many of von Hippel's publications, personal and professional correspondence, some materials from courses he taught at MIT, and research notebooks from the 1930s in German about his early work with semiconductors. There are also writings and materials used by von Hippel to research the behavior of...
Dates: 1919 - 1986

Arthur T. Ippen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0011
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Arthur T. Ippen papers document his career as professor of civil engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and his active professional leadership and consulting work. The papers are rich resources on the topics of engineering education, international education, and water research. They also chronicle the construction and expansion of the MIT Hydrodynamics Laboratory and reflect Ippen's and the Institute's activities in international educational exchange during the...
Dates: 1925 - 1978

C. Richard Soderberg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0023
Scope and Contents of the Collection The papers of C. Richard Soderberg document his education through student notes from schools in Sweden, including the Chalmers Institute of Technology, and material on his MIT thesis. Extensive subject files describe his activities as a member of the MIT faculty, including participation on committees, and his involvement with industry and professional organizations. There are copies of his lecture notes, as well as a set of his published and unpublished writings. There is a large file of...
Dates: 1914 - 1979

Cyril Stanley Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0254
Scope and Contents of the Collection Smith's career as a teacher at MIT is documented in correspondence and plans for the development of courses at MIT in the history of technology, a proposed Center for the Study of Technology, and course notes for his class Technology, Power, and Values (21.08J). Information about his course History of Materials (21.414J) includes course notes, glass slides, metal samples, photographs, tapes and drawings, and a bound set of student term papers (1963, 1965, 1967). Correspondence, drawings, and...
Dates: 1922 - 1992

David Baltimore papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0422

David F. Waugh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0255

Francis E. Low papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080022111246]
Identifier: MC-0658

Francis Otto Schmitt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0154
Abstract The Francis Otto Schmitt Papers document Schmitt’s contribution to scientific research and his teaching. The core of the collection describes his influence on the development of the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience, and his role as founder and director of the Neurosciences Research Program. There is also considerable material about Schmitt’s efforts to disseminate his work through teaching and research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and through his involvement with...
Dates: 1942 - 1982

Gordon Stanley Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0024
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Gordon Stanley Brown collection documents Brown's career as teacher, research engineer, and administrator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lecture notes, problem sets, and other teaching materials describe his course Theory and Applications of Servomechanisms, first taught in 1940. A summary of wartime activity, as well as correspondence, describes Brown's role as founder and director of the Servomechanisms Laboratory. Correspondence and reports document his relationship with...
Dates: 1920 - 1984

Harold E. Edgerton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0025
Abstract Research materials, laboratory notebooks, correspondence, autobiographical materials, audio and video recordings of Harold E. Edgerton, professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1928 to 1966, Institute Professor from 1966 to 1968, and Institute Professor Emeritus from 1968 to 1990. Edgerton perfected the stroboscope and developed photographic techniques that allowed very rapid events to be observed and captured on film. He also developed techniques...
Dates: 1889 - 1999

Herman Feshbach papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0484

Jack S. Goldstein collection on Jerrold R. Zacharias

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0646
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection is composed of materials pertaining to Jerrold Zacharias that were collected by Jack S. Goldstein in preparation for his book, A Different Sort of Time: The Life of Jerrold R. Zacharias, Scientist, Engineer, Educator (MIT Press, 1992). The bulk of the collection includes photographs of Jerrold R. Zacharias, his wife, Leona, his family members, and his professional and personal acquaintances. The photographs span Zacharias’s life, including early...
Dates: circa 1900-1986

John Harbison interview

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080022062431]
Identifier: MC-0353
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of an audio recording of an interview with Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor John Harbison on WMBR, the MIT radio station, 9 April 1986. Harbison describes his career and philosophy of music; also includes recorded performances of two of Harbison’s compositions, “Confinement” and Symphony no. 1.
Dates: 1986 - 1986

John M. Deutch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0432

Manson Benedict papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0428
Abstract This collection documents the career of Manson Benedict, a leader in the field of nuclear energy. Benedict came to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1951 as professor of nuclear engineering, serving as first head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering from 1948 to 1971. He worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II and later served in a number of positions on the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The collection includes course materials, speeches and...
Dates: 1932 - 1984

Martin Julian Buerger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0421
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains some biographical material about Buerger; notebooks from his student days at MIT; and lecture notes from classes he taught at MIT. There is correspondence with professional colleagues and organizations, and records of his consulting activities. Some of his research is documented in notes on lattices, space groups, symmetry, and other topics. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of his books, including drafts of chapters for an unfinished book on image and...
Dates: 1910 - 1985

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, oral history interview with Harold E. Edgerton

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0132
Scope and Contents of the Collection In 1975 Marc Miller of the MIT Oral History Program office interviewed Harold Edgerton, Institute Professor and professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The collection contains a transcript of the interview, and background materials and notes including synopses of 18 of Edgerton's laboratory notebooks made by Marc Miller in preparation for the interview.
Dates: 1975 August 25, September 4, September 16

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, oral history interviews with Charles Stark Draper

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0134
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains supporting documents and transcripts of four interviews with Charles Draper conducted as part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, including discussions of the history of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory (later renamed the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory).
Dates: 1976

Mildred Dresselhaus personal archives

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080022076506]
Identifier: MC-0281
Scope and Contents note Collection consists of a cassette tape of a lecture given by Mildred Dresselhaus as part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Independent Activities Period (IAP) Faculty Lecture Series on January 25, 1989 on her personal life and her life as a woman in the field of physics. The title is “Reflections on a Career in Science and Technology,”
Dates: 1989

Morris Cohen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0388

Morris Halle papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0227

Norbert Wiener papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0022
Abstract This collection documents the career of Norbert Wiener. Wiener was a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1919 to1960 in the Department of Mathematics, and was a leader in the field of cybernetics. The material in this collection includes biographical information, correspondence, course material, manuscripts, and reprints.
Dates: 1898 - 1981

Norman Levinson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0027
Scope and Contents of the Collection The papers of Norman Leivnson include notes and calculations on analytic number theory, zeta functions, prime number theory, Wiener's theorem, and linear differential equations. Also includes correspondence with colleagues at MIT and elsewhere; memoranda concerning the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Mathematics; and biographical and memorial material on Levinson written at the time of his death.
Dates: 1935 - 1976