Category: Archives & MIT history

Rotch exhibition: José Luis Argüello, AKPIA Posters (2001-2016)

Rotch exhibition: José Luis Argüello, AKPIA Posters (2001-2016)

Retrospective documents 15 years of Aga Khan Program

A retrospective of posters for the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT, designed by José Luis Argüello, is on...

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Post-election posters added to Institute Archives

Post-election posters added to Institute Archives

Community reactions will be preserved and shared

In response to the recent presidential election, MIT students and community members gathered in Lobby 7, where posters wrapped around the pillars there...

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Celebrating 20 years of the Lewis Music Library

A photo timeline

The MIT community is passionate about music, so it’s no surprise that MIT’s music library holds a special place in the...

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China Comes to Tech: 1877-1930

China Comes to Tech: 1877-1930

Maihaugen Gallery exhibit examines Chinese students at MIT

In 1877, the first student from China matriculated at MIT. By 1910, China was sending more students to MIT than any...

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Overview & Display of Archival Collections at the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Overview & Display of Archival Collections at the Aga Khan Documentation Center

October 20, 2016 2:30 - 4pm

Find out more about the materials in the archive and how you can use them for your work

Would you like to see what physical archives the Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC) has acquired in the five years since...

Art & architecture & planning
MIT Rare Books Edit-a-thon

MIT Rare Books Edit-a-thon

October 28, 2016 12 - 4pm

Interested in rare books? Interested in Wikipedia? Come to this edit-a-thon to learn about rare books at MIT and edit Wikipedia....

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Engineering librarians convene and celebrate

Serving the needs of engineers in a digital age

Much of the world knows the strength of the MIT Libraries engineering resources, but did you know the librarians who work...

Archives & MIT history
Mens et manus in MIT History workshop

Mens et manus in MIT History workshop

Students examine works in the Rare Books Collection and build a printing press in hands-on humanities class

MIT News recently profiled the humanities class Making Books: The Renaissance and Today, which combines classroom learning with unique hands-on opportunities in the...

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