| Using manuscript collections| List
Brief summary descriptions of many MIT manuscript collections are included in OCLC WorldCat. They may be searched through the following link on the Library of Congress web site: Search OCLC WorldCat Manuscript Materials
Finding aids for many of the manuscript collections, which provide detailed descriptions of individual collections, are available directly to researchers on the MIT Archives web site: List of Collections
Contact the reference staff (firstname.lastname@example.org) about preliminary lists for collections that are not included on the MIT Archives List of Collections.
to the manuscript collections, donated to the Institute, is guided
by an agreement made with each donor. In numerous cases, restrictions
on use, copying, or copyright apply. Patrons are urged to discuss
such issues in advance of requesting materials.
official MIT records, created by faculty fulfilling administrative
duties, are presented simultaneously with personal materials. In
these cases, rules of access
to MIT records apply.
research materials in the Institute Archives are complemented by
the holdings in the MIT Museum