Category: Archives & MIT history

Celebrate Public Domain Day with the MIT Libraries

Celebrate Public Domain Day with the MIT Libraries

January 1, 2019, is the first time in 20 years that works published in the U.S. have entered the public domain....

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A Journey to India, 1921-1922

A Journey to India, 1921-1922

This post is part of the MIT Libraries Public Domain Day celebration. Read the full text of public domain books digitized...

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A language lesson

A language lesson

Archivist looks for clues in public domain book

This post is part of the MIT Libraries Public Domain Day celebration. Read the full text of public domain books digitized...

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Everyday Science, Uncommon Resource

Everyday Science, Uncommon Resource

Victor and Ruth McElheny support the Institute Archives in more ways than one

Around the time Sputnik 1 entered Earth’s orbit, a distinguished career in science journalism was also launched. As a young reporter...

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Institute Archives Spotlights Pioneering Women at MIT

Institute Archives Spotlights Pioneering Women at MIT

Initiative builds collections of women faculty in science and engineering

A new MIT Libraries initiative aims to highlight MIT’s women faculty by acquiring, preserving, and making accessible their personal archives. The...

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In the Laboratory of History

In the Laboratory of History

Through archival research, students uncover connections between MIT and slavery

In Fall 2017, the Institute launched a new two-semester course on MIT and Slavery. Co-taught by Craig Steven Wilder, the Barton...

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Libraries Host Grand Challenges Summit

Libraries Host Grand Challenges Summit

Experts convene at MIT to set research agenda

Forty-five experts from across disciplines gathered at MIT March 19–23 for a week of workshops focused on the most vital issues...

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