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Technique, 1902

Technique, 1902.
The MIT student yearbook.

The Institute Archives is the official repository for all MIT publications. The Archives actively collects materials published by administrative offices, laboratories, departments, research groups, and student and employee organizations. The purpose of collecting these publications is to provide access to MIT research and to preserve the historical record of educational, research, and social activities at MIT. Books written using Institute Archives source materials are also sought. MIT departments whose back runs of publications are currently being converted to digital formats are urged to place a set of the paper copies in the Institute Archives publications collection for long-term preservation of the originals.

The publications collection (also known as the Tech Collection) contains extensive runs of the working papers and technical reports of MIT laboratories and departments, as well as books that claim MIT as an author, publisher, or subject; biographies of MIT-related persons; histories of MIT and MIT schools, departments, and laboratories; and alumni/ae reunion books. Crucial to the documentation of MIT's history are complete sets of the MIT president's reports (the annual report); the MIT catalog (the Bulletin); the student yearbook, Technique; the official MIT newspaper, Tech Talk; the student newspaper, The Tech; and the alumni/ae magazine, Technology Review.



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