MIT Institute Archives & Special Collections

OBJECT OF THE MONTH EXHIBITS
2007


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January

Harmonic Diagram

Charles Wheatstone's "Harmonic Diagram," 1824

February

Earthrise from lunar orbit

MIT and Project Apollo: C. S. Draper's bid for space, 1961

March

Cover of VooDoo, March 1919

VooDoo, vol. 1, no. 1 (March 1919): Student Humor at MIT

 

April

Rogers Building, Boston

The Rogers Building, Boston, 1866-1938

 

 

 

May

Page 1 of Bush letter

Vannevar Bush Letter about the Physics of Baseball, 1965

June

Drawing from "Log of the Dorian"

1879 Drawing from "The Log of the Dorian"

 

 

July

Advertisement for the Suitcase House

Advertisement: The Suitcase House, ca. 1945

 

 

 

August

Photograph of Daedalus

Photograph: Flight of Daedalus from Crete to Santorin, 1988

September

Cutout from algebra exam

MIT Entrance Exam,
1869-70

October

Sputnik mockup

Sputnik, James R. Killian, and the US Response to Soviet Space Science, 1957

November

Part of sonar chart

Sonar Chart 1964: From Harold Edgerton's Search for Spanish Armada Wreck, Tobermory Bay, Scotland

 

 

December

Photo of Sosman, Stewart, and Haskell

MIT's First Ph.D.'s, 1907

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