Category: Archives & MIT history

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...

 Bibliotech
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...

 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...

Preservation & conservation
Murphy recognized for service

Murphy recognized for service

MIT archivist receives distinguished service award

At the annual spring meeting of the New England...

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...

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...

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...

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