First accessions of FY2018

On July 1st fiscal year 2018 began, and as such, we started back at zero for a new year of accessions. As of 8/29 there were 23 new accessions of materials. This is consistent with previous years. Last year there were 25 new accessions by September 1st.

The summer months June through August are often a busy time for the archives with office/home visits and transferring materials. Here is a round up of the first 23 accessions of FY2018. Material listed here does not mean access can be granted immediately for all of it. There may be gift agreement issues in addition to the normal restrictions of 75 years (student and personnel records), 50 years (MIT Corporation and Executive Committee records), and 20 years (MIT records). Processing of the material has also not happened yet which may result in future weeding of materials. Some materials described here have not yet been added to a collection. Total cubic feet of added material is 255.

2018-001: MIT, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR) records

Files containing information about the early history of the Center, 5 year plans, space planning and moves, director files, events, and the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and Energy Initiative. 7 cubic feet.

2018-002: MIT150 Symposium “Leaders in Science and Engineering: Women at MIT” records 

.03 cubic feet.

2018-003: MIT, Department of Mechanical Engineering student records

4 cubic feet.

2018-004: Bruce Mazlish personal archives

46 cubic feet.

Research notes from Bruce Mazlish personal archives.

Research notes from Bruce Mazlish personal archives.

2018-005: MIT, Committee on Curricula records

Materials covering the Committee on Curricula’s actions during the 2005-06 and 2011-12 academic years. Two folders, each containing membership roster, chronological index, topical index, meeting documents (primarily minutes). .01 cubic feet.

2018-006: MIT, Technology Licensing Office records

22 cubic feet.

2018-007: MIT, OpenCourseWare material

Material mostly from the 2000s including Mirror Site program, OCW Consortium, Provost / President communications, fundraising, Faculty Advisory committee (2005-2017), Project Athena technical plan (1986), computation and educational community committee (1990), MITCEI (MIT Council on Educational Technology), MIT online study group, OCW external advisory board (2006-2012), OCW program evaluation planning and reports (2003-2006), OCW Hewlett Foundation + Mellon Foundation (2003-2006), reports and planning files (2002-2017), foundations and sponsored grants to OCW, OCW movies and video clips on DVDs, USB thumb drive w/ Lazarus files. 8 cubic feet.

OCW material recently transferred and refoldered at the MIT Institute Archives.

OCW material recently transferred and refoldered at the MIT Institute Archives.

2018-008: Mujid S. Kazimi calendars

Mujid S. Kazimi’s appointment books 2008-2015. 1 cubic foot.

2018-009: MIT, Resource Development records 

Contents include photographs, publications, media, videos, invitations, samples, and marketing collateral. Issues of Spectrum and related original photographs are also included. 18.5 cubic feet.

I. M. Pei photo and other folders of photos in the Resource Development records.

I. M. Pei photo and other folders of photos in the Resource Development records.

2018-010 and 2018-011: Gift agreement pending

6 cubic feet.

2018-012: MIT, Office of Sponsored Programs records

26 cubic feet

2018-013: MIT, Campus Police pamphlets

2 pamphlets – “What every woman should know about self-protection” and “What every woman should know about rape” from 1972 and 1975 published by MIT Campus Police. .01 cubic feet.

MIT Campus Police pamphlets from the 1970s: What Every Woman Should Know About Rape and What Every Woman Should Know About Self Protection

MIT Campus Police pamphlets from the 1970s: What Every Woman Should Know About Rape and What Every Woman Should Know About Self Protection

2018-014: MIT, Committee on the Undergraduate Program records

Paper and digital copies of the Committee on the Undergraduate Program meeting notes 2016-2017. .01 cubic feet.

2018-015: Stephen J. Lippard personal archives

Oversize framed awards and certificates, 35mm slides and transparencies used for teaching, photographic prints, papers. 7 cubic feet.

Handwritten notes loose and in composition books, telephone logs, and transparencies used for teaching in one box of the Lippard personal archives.

Handwritten notes loose and in composition books, telephone logs, and transparencies used for teaching in one box of the Lippard personal archives.

2018-016: Class of 1927 reunion

Two group portraits of class of 1927 reunions one from 1962, the other from 1967. Also a packet of information gathered for 35th reunion. .01 cubic feet.

Photos and information gathered from class of 1927 reunion in the 1960s.

Photos and information gathered from class of 1927 reunion in the 1960s.

2018-017 and 2018-018: Leo Beranek papers

Digital files from home computer of Leo Beranek. Variety of email, images, publications, correspondence, research material. 1 carton of loose papers and booklets collected by Mrs. G. Beranek from LB material in their house for accessioning to the MC-506 collection. 46 GB and 1 cubic feet.

2018-019: MIT, Office of the Provost records

1 cubic feet.

2018-020: Thomas Kuhn books

77 boxes of books were moved from the Kuhn residence in Cambridge to the Annex – joining previously accessioned books. 77 cubic feet.

Thomas Kuhn books in Cambridge home.

Thomas Kuhn books in Cambridge home.

2018-021: Arthur Kerman personal archives

Research notes, course notes, correspondence (alpha and chrono), his publications (reprints), outside MIT work represented in papers from national laboratories, the Department of Energy, and other committee related work. 15 cubic feet.

Handwritten research notes from the Arthur Kerman personal papers.

Handwritten research notes from the Arthur Kerman personal papers.

2018-022: Peter H. Schiller personal archives

13 cubic feet

Peter Schiller materials post transfer to the Archives.

Peter Schiller materials post transfer to the Archives.

2018-023: MIT, Department of Mechanical Engineering student records

1.3 cubic feet

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