Category: Archives & MIT history

Welcome Émilie, Madame Newton

Welcome Émilie, Madame Newton

Rare Books Program acquires important first edition

The MIT Libraries now have a rare book acquisitions...

Archives & MIT history
All fours

All fours

New "Quadrupedia" exhibit open in Maihaugen Gallery

Our latest exhibit, Quadrupedia: The Animal Kingdom Considered, has just opened...

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MIT woman was 1 in 300

MIT woman was 1 in 300

Mary Elsa Rice '15 made history a century ago

As Commencement 2015 approaches, we look back...

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Wild things

Wild things

Amazing animals in library collections

Animals have always fascinated humans: for centuries we’ve taxonomized, anatomized, and...

 Bibliotech

Staff Profile: Jessica Venlet

Digital Archives Fellow

Jessica Venlet arrived at MIT in October 2014 to...

 Bibliotech
Featured Special Collection: Howe, Manning & Almy papers

Featured Special Collection: Howe, Manning & Almy papers

Collection documents the lives and work of Boston’s first female architects

Drawing was considered an essential...

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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...

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