Category: Archives & MIT history

Live screening of webcast with Noam Chomsky, Jan. 20

Live screening of webcast with Noam Chomsky, Jan. 20

January 20, 2015 12 - 12:45pm

Institute Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky, a prolific author, political activist, and philosopher, is one of MIT’s greatest scientists. He created the field of modern...

Archives & MIT history

Institute Archives and Special Collections receives records of the MIT Hillel office

The Institute Archives and Special Collections is pleased to have recently received and processed a donation from the MIT Hillel office. Highlights of the...

Archives & MIT history

IAP 2015: Culture, Arts, and Society

The MIT Libraries are offering a diverse range of classes touching on various aspects of culture, art, and society. Check the registration calendar to...

Music

Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries

Longtime libraries administrator at Stanford tapped to lead MIT’s libraries and the MIT Press.

Chris Bourg has been named as the new director of the MIT Libraries, effective in February. Provost Martin Schmidt announced her appointment today in...

Art & architecture & planning

Unboxing the Chomsky Archive

A new website offers a glimpse at a lifetime of work, and the chance to support it.   Two years after the MIT Libraries’...

Humanities

MIT Institute Archives & Special Collections Receives Papers of Jordan J. Baruch

The Institute Archives and Special Collections is pleased to announce the addition of a new collection – the papers of Jordan J. Baruch. Baruch...

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Unboxing the Chomsky Archive

Unboxing the Chomsky Archive

New website offers a glimpse at a lifetime of work, and the chance to support it

Two years after the MIT Libraries’ Institute Archives were chosen as the stewards of Noam Chomsky’s personal papers, over 260 boxes of the professor emeritus’ materials have...

 Bibliotech
Wired: A world transformed by the telegraph

Wired: A world transformed by the telegraph

Currently on view in the Maihaugen Gallery

Until the mid-19th century, most messages could travel across long distances only as quickly as they could be physically carried. Audiovisual systems such as smoke, flags, drums, beacons,...

 Bibliotech
From the Archives

From the Archives

MIT’s global impact

MIT’s global initiatives and worldwide influence are well documented. To delve deeper into MIT’s historic contributions around the world, look no further than the Archives. MIT established...

 Bibliotech