MIT Institute Archives & Special Collections

OBJECT OF THE MONTH EXHIBITS
2008


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January

Watercolor

Watercolors by Eleanor Manning O’Connor, 1912?

February

Seal from Curley letterhead

Letter from Mayor Curley to MIT President Compton, 1948

March

Wind tunnel

MIT Wind Tunnel, Photograph, ca. 1914

April

Page 1 of letter

Letter from Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew to William Barton Rogers, March 9, 1861

May

Van de Graaff generator

The Van de Graaff Generator, 1933

 

 

June

Cover of program

The Telephone Banquet, 1916

July

Cover of diary

What I Did on My Summer Vacation: Diary of Robert Hallowell Richards, 1873

August

Baseball image on letter

Vannevar Bush Letter about the Physics of Baseball, 1965

September

Katharine Dexter McCormick

Katharine Dexter (McCormick), Class of 1904: "My Preparation for the M.I.T."

 

October

Silk purse

Report: "On the Making of Silk Purses from Sows' Ears," 1921

November

Chart

Chart from MIT-Club of Rome "Project on the Predicament of Mankind," 1972

December

Cover of calendar

The Ellen H. Richards Memorial Home Economics Calendar, 1913

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