Category: Archives & MIT history

Rare Books Program launches Big Names on Campus

Rare Books Program launches Big Names on Campus

Blog looks at the scientists featured -- and not featured -- on Killian Court buildings

In conjunction with the Institute’s celebration of a century in Cambridge, the Rare Books Program in MIT’s Institute Archives and Special...

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Chatting with Nora Murphy about MIT’s big move

Chatting with Nora Murphy about MIT’s big move

Archivist joins the MIT Alumni Association for Q&A on Twitter

Nora Murphy, the archivist for reference, outreach, and instruction in the Institute Archives and Special Collections, joined the MIT Alumni Association on May...

Archives & MIT history
A look back at Moving Day

A look back at Moving Day

The Libraries join the MIT community in recreating the Institute's historic move and the party of the century

Archives & MIT history
Investigating MIT history

Investigating MIT history

Students uncover the Institute’s past in the Archives

For Deborah Douglas’ History of MIT class, in which students examine the Institute’s past, the Institute Archives and Special Collections serves...

 Bibliotech
The Great Stride: MIT Moves to Cambridge

The Great Stride: MIT Moves to Cambridge

Marking the campus centennial with the Institute Archives and Special Collections

MIT was one of the initial occupants of Boston’s Back Bay in the 1860s, but within 40 years there was little...

 Bibliotech
Why not Ask Us? It’s April!

Why not Ask Us? It’s April!

It's a great time to use one of our best services

Let’s face it: the last half of the spring semester is here, papers are due, assignments need to be completed. The...

Social sciences
Join the Libraries at the MIT 2016 Open House

Join the Libraries at the MIT 2016 Open House

April 23, 2016 10am - 3pm

Celebrate the campus centennial with music, activities, and our Great Stride exhibit

MIT is opening its doors April 23 for Under the Dome, a day-long, Institute-wide open house, and the Libraries will be a...

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Libraries celebrate Preservation Week

Libraries celebrate Preservation Week

April 25, 2016 2 - 4:30pm

Join us for an afternoon of fun events

Join us for a fun and informative afternoon in celebration of Preservation Week. To assist with our planning, registration is requested...

Music

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,...

Archives & MIT history