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Archives’ Kari Smith blogs about digital archives

  Announcing the blog, Engineering the Future of the Past, by staff of the MIT Institute Archives and Special Collections. Are...

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Institute Archives collection appears in the New York Times

The Institute Archives and Special Collections was featured on June 21 in an Opinionator Blog by Errol Morris in the New...

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Solve an MIT 150 puzzle

Put your Inventional Wisdom to work on an MIT 150 Puzzle. Exploring the exhibits on the web site of the Institute...

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MIT in Popular Culture . . . at the MIT Libraries

You’ve probably noticed that MIT pops up all over the place in popular culture. Good Will Hunting? Check. Bringing Down the...

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The development of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology chronicled online in the annual Reports to the President

The complete collection of Reports to the President, available in print in the Institute Archives & Special Collections, is now also...

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Take a 150-year journey through the MIT Libraries’ collections

How did the public perceive engineers when MIT was chartered in 1861? What sort of books did MIT founder William Barton...

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Archives July exhibit commemorates Project Whirlwind

The July Object of the Month of the Institute Archives and Special Collections celebrates the transfer of the Project Whirlwind records...

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Archives’ June exhibit celebrates the Blashfield murals in Walker Memorial

The murals painted by Edwin Howland Blashfield (MIT 1869) in the main hall of Walker Memorial in the 1920s have, for...

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A book that has REALLY circulated

When the space shuttle Atlantis returned to Earth on Sunday, few people knew it was carrying a volume owned by the...

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