Category: Archives & MIT history

From the Archives: Preserving Officer Sean Collier’s legacy

From the Archives: Preserving Officer Sean Collier’s legacy

Mementos from memorial site become part of MIT’s archives and history

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, on April 18, 2013, MIT Police Officer Sean Collier was killed in the line of duty...

 Bibliotech

Nancy McGovern voted VP/President-elect of SAA

She will serve as the Society of American Archivists' 72nd president in 2016–2017

The Society of American Archivists (SAA) has elected Nancy McGovern, MIT Libraries’ Head of Curation and Preservation Services, as SAA Vice President/President-Elect. She begins a one-year term this August and will become...

Archives & MIT history
Murphy recognized for service

Murphy recognized for service

MIT archivist receives distinguished service award

At the annual spring meeting of the New England Archivists (NEA) on March 21, 2015 in Boston, Nora Murphy was awarded the NEA Distinguished...

Archives & MIT history
Happy Birthday, MIT!

Happy Birthday, MIT!

Official charter granted 154 years ago today

MIT was founded on April 10, 1861. While there are documents written earlier that led to MIT’s incorporation, its official charter was granted by the...

Archives & MIT history

Connect the clues!

May 1, 2015 10am - 11:30am

Exploring personal digital archives

Imagine that it’s the year 2025 and you’ve recently begun preserving your family history. While sorting through photo albums and books, you’ve discovered a...

Preservation & conservation
Exhibit tour

Exhibit tour

April 29, 2015 2:30pm - 3pm

Wired: A world transformed by the telegraph

Take a tour of the current exhibit in the Libraries’ Maihaugen Gallery with by Stephen Skuce, Program Manager for Rare Books, MIT Institute Archives and Special Collections. Location:...

Archives & MIT history
International collaborations in digital preservation

International collaborations in digital preservation

Nancy McGovern and Kari Smith of the MIT Libraries recently presented a Digital Preservation Management (DPM) workshop at The University of the West Indies (UWI)...

Archives & MIT history
Jordan J. Baruch papers open for research

Jordan J. Baruch papers open for research

The Institute Archives & Special Collections is excited to announce that the Jordan J. Baruch papers are now open for research. See a guide...

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authors@MIT: Max Tegmark

March 17, 2015 5:30pm

Join us as we welcome theoretical physicst and MIT Professor Max Tegmark to celebrate the paperback release of his bestselling book, Our Mathematical Universe...

Archives & MIT history