Discovering the Libraries: Top 10 things to know

By MIT Libraries’ student blogger, Pri Tembhekar Hello everyone! It is with bittersweet sentiment that I write my last blog for the MIT Libraries. This post will be about the top 10…

Archives & MIT history

Discovering the Libraries: Archives and conservation

Hello everyone! It has been a few weeks since I…

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MIT’s Monuments Men

We are pleased to note that MIT alumni served with the World War II “Monuments Men” to save cultural treasures. Here is information about two of them. Joseph “Paul” Gardner [caption…

Archives & MIT history

Poetry in the Archives

For National Poetry Month, a poem from MIT faculty papers housed in the Institute Archives and Special Collections.


The art and science of letterlocking

Long before email, text,…

Archives & MIT history

Guardians of the MIT Community

Barbara Haven, Raymond Roberts, and Robert…

Archives & MIT history

“Be Thou the Advocate…”

Happy Charter Day, MIT! On this day,…

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Help identify MIT Banjo Club of ca.1893

Is one of these players your ancestor? Help identify members of MIT’s Banjo Club of ca.1893, the picture hanging outside the Lewis Music Library!

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The origins of MIT’s Specifications for Thesis Preparation

As the deadline for submitting theses for…

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