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Guide to Supplemental or Alternate Sources
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MIT photographs
Non-current
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Biographical/genealogical
Verification of attendance at MIT
Alumni/ae information
Verification of employment at MIT

MIT publications
Alternate locations
Obtaining copies

MIT theses
Alternate locations
Obtaining copies

Radiation Laboratory records

Non-current photographs of MIT
Although the Institute Archives and Special Collections houses a small number of photographs, most photographs documenting the Institute are housed at the MIT Museum. A search for images should start with the MIT Museum.

Contact: MIT Museum
Building N52-2nd fl.
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Telephone: 617.253.4440
Email: museum-reference@mit.edu
FAX: 617.258.9107
URL: http://web.mit.edu/museum/

Current photographs of faculty or of MIT

Contact: The MIT News Office
Building 11-400
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Telephone: 617.253.2700
Email: newsoffice@mit.edu

MIT publications - alternate locations
See list of publications in the Institute Archives that are also available at other locations. Search Barton, the MIT Libraries' catalog.
MIT publications - copies
To obtain copies of MIT publications contact MIT Document Services.

Contact: MIT Document Services
Building 14-0551
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Telephone: 617.253.5668
Email: docs@mit.edu
FAX: 617.253.1690
URL: http://libraries.mit.edu/docs/

Theses - alternate locations

The divisional libraries have circulating copies of some theses and microfiche copies of graduate theses since 1972. In addition, the Barker Library has microfiche copies of most graduate theses since 1945.

Many theses, including all theses submitted to the Libraries since 2004, are available electronically in DSpace at MIT.

Theses - copies
To obtain copies of MIT theses contact MIT Document Services.

Contact: MIT Document Services
Building 14-0551
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Telephone: 617.253.5668
Email: docs@mit.edu
FAX: 617.253.1690
URL: http://libraries.mit.edu/docs/

Verification of attendance at MIT
The only office at MIT allowed to officially verify attendance and graduation of former students is that of the Registrar.

Contact: The Registrar's Office
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Building 5-119
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Attn: Verification of MIT Attendance

Telephone: 617.253.2658
FAX: 617.253-7459
URL: http://web.mit.edu/registrar/

Alumni/ae information
The MIT Alumni/ae Association may have information about students who attended the Institute.

Contact: Association of Alumni and Alumnae
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge MA 02139-4307

Telephone: 1.800.MIT.1865
Email: aacomments@mit.edu
URL: http://alum.mit.edu

Verification of employment at MIT
The Institute Archives is not permitted to release personnel records. Contact the MIT Human Resources Department directly for personnel records.

Contact: The MIT Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 391229
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Telephone: 617.253.4251

Radiation Laboratory records
The official records of the World War II Radiation Laboratory are housed at the Northeast Region Branch of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Waltham, Massachusetts. They are part of Record Group 227, Records of the Office of Scientific Research and Development.

Contact: The National Archives at Boston
380 Trapelo Rd.
Waltham, MA 02452-6399

Telephone: 781.663.0144
Email: boston.archives@nara.gov
FAX: 781.663.0154
URL: http://www.archives.gov/boston/

 

 

 

 

 



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