Category: Archives & MIT history

IAP 2016: History and Archives

Explore our workshop offerings

Go back in time with IAP sessions offered by the Institute Archives and Special Collections. Historical Hooch and Fabulous Food Fri, Jan 15, 11am-12pm,...

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Save that receipt

Save that receipt

4,000-year-old cuneiform tablet now oldest object in Special Collections

It’s small: a bit over an inch high, not quite that wide, and only half an inch thick at its thickest point. It’s the...

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The Great Stride

The Great Stride

Exhibit commemorates MIT's move

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of MIT’s move across the Charles River from Boston’s Back Bay to its current location in Cambridge. In honor...

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From the Archives: Tomes

From the Archives: Tomes

Rare book fund fuels new acquisitions

As the Libraries’ rare book collections grow, they become an increasingly rich teaching resource. This year, for the first time, the Libraries allocated funds...

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Political gaming in the Archives

Political gaming in the Archives

New additions to political scientist's collection now available

For those interested in political science and international studies of the mid- to late-20th century — especially issues of arms control, disarmament, and political-military...

Archives & MIT history
We Are Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution

We Are Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution

October 30, 2015 6:30pm

AKDC@MIT and Center for Arabic Culture partner to host film screening

The Center for Arabic Culture (CAC) and the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT are co-sponsoring a screening of We Are Egypt: The Story...

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Letterlocking in Lobby 10

Letterlocking in Lobby 10

October 27, 2015 10am - 12pm

Write a letter to a friend and learn how to letterlock it shut

When’s the last time you hand wrote a letter and sent it in the mail? Join us in Lobby 10 if you’re up for...

Archives & MIT history
Fall Into personal archiving

Fall Into personal archiving

October 27, 2015 12 - 1:30pm

Create a personal archiving plan, learn how to deal with digital formats long-term, & more

Determining how to archive your digital records and keepsakes for the long-term is no small task. Making time to manage and preserve a personal...

Archives & MIT history
Connect the Clues! Exploring personal digital archives

Connect the Clues! Exploring personal digital archives

October 16, 2015 3 - 4:30pm

Learn how to explore and manage personal archives in a digital format

Imagine that it’s the year 2025 and you’ve recently begun preserving your family history. While sorting through photo albums and books, you’ve discovered a...

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