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Institute Professors

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interviews with Walter A. Rosenblith

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080021766800]
Identifier: MC-0574

Philip Morrison papers

Identifier: MC-0052
Content Warning Warning: Box 12d of this collection contains imagery of war, injury, and death that may be disturbing to viewers. Contents comprise photographs of the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, including the injured and dead. Folders containing these materials are identified in the finding aid. Scope and Contents of the Collection Description for boxes 1-3 only.The papers in this collection focus on the period in Morrison’s...
Dates: 1934 - 2005

Phillip A. Sharp papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0678
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Phillip A. Sharp between the approximate years of 1971 to 2004.

Materials include: grants, correspondence, publications, course notes, slides, and administrative files.

Dates: 1971 - 2004

Roman Jakobson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0072
Abstract This collection documents the career of Roman Jakobson. Jakobson was Samuel Hazzard Cross Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and General Linguistics at Harvard University from 1949 until becoming emeritus in 1965. He was concurrently, appointed in April 1957, Visiting Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for 1957-1958, reappointed Visiting Institute Professor for a six month period beginning July 1958. He continued in his role at MIT until he became...
Dates: 1908 - 1982

"The Worlds of Philip Morrison" symposium audio and video recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0199
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains audio and video recordings of the symposium held September 26-27, 1986, honoring Massachusetts Institute of Technology Institute Professor Philip Morrison on his 70th birthday. Videotapes are available only for the September 27 session. Speakers at the September 26 session include Gene M. Brown, Bruno Rossi, James Peebles, Walter Lewin, Kenneth Brecher, Alan Guth, Francis Low, Jerome Wiesner, Randall Forsberg, Anthony P. French, Lillian Weber, and Owen Gingerich. ...
Dates: 1986 - 1986

Typescript of "A Physicist of the Lucky Generation," by John C. Slater

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0189
Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection consists of a typescript copy of John Clarke Slater's autobiographical manuscript, "A Physicist of the Lucky Generation," a detailed account of his family history and early professional life up to 1920, and his association with Harvard and decision to take a faculty and administrative position at the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology in 1930.

Dates: circa 1975

Victor Frederick Weisskopf papers

Identifier: MC-0572
Abstract The collection documents the professional life and career of Victor Frederick Weisskopf (1908-2002) from the 1920s through 2002. Educated in Europe in the 1920s and 1930s, Weisskopf made contributions to the quantum theory of radiative transitions, the self-energy of electrons, the electrodynamic properties of the vacuum, and the theory of nuclear reactions. In 1943, several years after his move to the United States, Weisskopf was invited to join the Manhattan Project, where he served as...
Dates: 1922 - 2002

Walter A. Rosenblith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0055
Scope and Contents of the Collection Rosenblith's contributions to the development of health sciences and biomedical engineering at MIT are documented in correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, agendas, and other material from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, the Joint Committee on Engineering and Living Systems, the MIT Center Development Office for Computer Technology in the Biomedical Sciences, the MIT Program in Science, Technology and Society formed in 1977 and originally referred to as New...
Dates: 1930 - 1991