Guide to the Collection of Clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1860-1949
AC.0218

Summary Information

Repository
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
Creator
Grover, Theodore
Title
Collection of clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ID
AC.0218
Date [inclusive]
1860-1949
Extent
6.0 cubic feet (3 record cartons, 5 manuscript boxes, 1 legal manuscript box, 4 flat boxes)
Location
Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.
Language
English

Citation

Collection of Clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, AC 218, box X. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute Archives and Special Collections, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection is an assembled collection of clippings and scrapbooks of clippings about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology covering the period 1869-1926, with one additional scrapbook covering the period 1948-1949.

The mounted clippings in boxes 6 to 11 covering the period 1911-1917 concern the proposed move of the Masschusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from Boston to a new Cambridge campus, which occured in June 1916. These clippings were donated by and likely collected by Theodore Grover, an employee of MIT from 1878 to 1918.

Creators of other clipping and scrapbook materials in this collection are unknown.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections

MIT Libraries
Building 14N-118
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139-4307
617.253.5690
mithistory@mit.edu

Revision Description

  2010

Access note

The collection is open for research.

Intellectual Property Rights

Access to collections in the Institute Archives and Special Collections is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators.

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Related Materials

Related Materials in the Institute Archives and Special Collections

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President Records (AC 13).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dedication Reunion Committee Records (AC 343).

Theodore Grover Collection of Autographs, Signatures, and Images of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Faculty Members, Administrators, and Alumni (AC 93).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, News Office Records (AC 69).

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Scrapbooks.

Subject(s)

  • clippings (information artifacts)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology--Alumni and alumnae.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology--Faculty.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology--History.
  • Pageants--Massachusetts--Cambridge.
  • Sports.
  • Student Life.

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Collection Inventory

 Series 1.  Clippings and Scrapbooks 1860-1949 

Box Folder

Supplement to Frank Leslie's Illustrated News, No. 742, "The Institute of Technology" including engravings of the Lowell Institute Chemical Laboratory 1869 December 18 

1 1

General clippings 1860, 1890-1897 

1 2-13
Oversize Folder

General clippings 1873-1904 

5 1-2
Box Folder

General clippings 1893-1896 

1 14-17

General clippings 1898-1899 

1 18-20

MIT professors 1898-1899 

1 21-32

General clippings 1900-1901 

1 33-37

General clippings 1901-1903 

1 38-48

General clippings 1904-1906 

1 49-54
Oversize Folder

General clippings 1911-1913 

5 3
Box Folder

General clippings 1913-1914 

1 55-56

Clippings about alumni 1916 

2 1

Alumni news 1916 

2 2

Clippings about athletics 1916 

2 3

Ready Print or “Boiler Plate” all outside Boston, Cambridge campus dedication 1916 June 12-14 

2 4

Cambridge campus dedication 1916 June 12-14 

2 5-6

General dedication stories, Cambridge campus 1916 June 12-14 

2 7

Cambridge campus dedication 1916 June 12-14 

2 8

Commencement news 1916 

2 9

Clippings about faculty 1916 

2 10

Faculty and course news 1916 

2 11

MIT general 1916 January - February 

2 12

MIT general 1916 June 

2 13

Clippings about MIT general 1916 

2 14

General MIT news 1916 

2 15

Senior Week 1916 

2 16

Student news 1916 

2 17

General clippings 1917 January 

2 18

General clippings 1917 February 

2 19

General clippings 1917 March 

2 20-21

General clippings 1917 April 

2 22-23

General clippings 1917 May 

2 24-25

General clippings 1917 June - December 

3 1-9

General clippings 1918 January - April 

3 10-16

General clippings 1916-1925 

4 1-3

Stratton, Samuel W. 1922 

4 4-12
Oversize Folder

General clippings 1925-1926 

5 4-5
Box

Scrapbook of clippings 1919-1920 

12

Scrapbook of clippings 1948-1949 

13

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 Series 2.  Theodore Grover Clippings about MIT 1911-1916 

Box Folder

General clippings 1911-1912 

6 1

General clippings 1912-1913 

6 2

General clippings 1913 

6 3-7

General clippings 1913 

7 1

General clippings 1913-1914 

7 2

General clippings 1914 

7 3-7

General clippings 1914 

8 1-6

General clippings 1914-1915 

8 7

General clippings 1914-1915 

9 1

General clippings 1915 

9 2-7

General clippings 1915 

10 1-7

General clippings 1916 

11 1-24

Clippings, Bucentaur 1916 

11 25

Clippings, Editorials 1916 

11 26

Clippings, Gifts 1916 

11 27

Clippings, Technology women 1916 

11 28-29

Clippings, Telephone Dinner 1916 

11 30

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