Author: Nora Murphy

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....

Archives & MIT history

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...

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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...

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. “Ode to a...

Humanities

Guardians of the MIT Community

Security on MIT’s campus has evolved since the 1950s when night watchmen, serving primarily as fire watch, patrolled the campus. The...

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“Be Thou the Advocate…”

Happy Charter Day, MIT! On this day, 153 years ago, the Massachusetts legislature passed, and Governor John Andrew approved, legislation that...

Archives & MIT history

The origins of MIT’s Specifications for Thesis Preparation

As the deadline for submitting theses for the 2014 June degree period approaches, students may be wondering how the specifications originated. ...

Archives & MIT history

Improving Water Quality in 19th Century Massachusetts

A recent MIT news spotlight on research for detecting bacteria brought to mind 19th century research on water quality in Massachusetts....

Archives & MIT history