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Science conspectus / Society of Arts of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Author:
Litchfield, Isaac W
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Society of Arts
Physical description:
6 v. : ill., maps (1 folded), diagrs. ; 26 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1910
1916
1910-1916
Notes:
Editor: 1910-1916, I. W. Litchfield.
Summary:
Includes lists of members of the society.
Topic:
Science
Call number:
Q1 .S38
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Medal, William B. Rogers Massachusetts Institute of Technology Medal

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Materials:
Copper Alloy
Protective Coating
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 7 × 0.5cm (2 3/4 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Physical Description:
Bronze commemorative William B. Rogers Massachusetts Institute of Technology Medal; Obverse: relief of the Goddess Nike and the Parthenon depicted, embossed text "THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MCMXVI"; Reverse: relief of building depicted, embossed text "IN MEMORY OF ITS FOUNDER WILLIAM BARTON ROGERS AN ALUMNI TRIBUTE AT THE DEDICATION OF THE NEW BUILDINGS".
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640375000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Medal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Medal, James H. Doolittle

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Materials:
Unknown Synthetic Resin (Possible Lexan Polycarbonite)
Copper Alloy
Paint
Paper
Adhesive Tape
Adhesive
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D: 16 × 8.9 × 1.4cm (6 5/16 × 3 1/2 × 9/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Physical Description:
Bronze Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Medal presented to James H. Doolittle; Obverse: relief coat of arms of M.I.T. depicted in center of medal, embossed text "MASSACHUESETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY"; medal mounted in clear lexan block; gold stenciled text "JAMES H. DOOLITTLE ALUMNI TERM MEMBER OF THE CORPORATION 1953-1958, LIFE MEMBER 1958".
Medal: Bronze
Block: Lexan
Credit Line:
Donated by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle (USAF, Ret.)
Inventory Number:
A19610003000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Hans Haacke Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Designer:
Dan Friedman, American, 1945–1995
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
USA
Date:
1967
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Row of pale-colored balloons floating across light colored poster. Text in a column in green on left: Hans Haacke / Hayden Gallery / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / October 24-November 26, 1967 / Opening October 24, 7-9 pm / Artists will be present / Refreshments / Make something which reacts / to its environment, / changes, is non-stable. / Make something indeterminate, / which always looks different, the / shape of which cannot be / predicted precisely. / Make something which cannot / “perform” without the assistance of / its environment. / Make something which reacts to light / and temperature changes, / is subject to air currents, and / depends, in its functioning, / on the forces of gravity. / Make something which the “spectator” / handles, with which he plays, / and thus animates. / Make something which lives in time / and makes the “spectator” / experience time. / Articulate something natural. / Text repeated; below: Hans Haacke / Hayden Gallery / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / October 24-November 26, 1967 / Opening October 24, 7-9 pm / Artists will be present / Refreshments
Credit Line:
Gift of Ken Friedman
Accession Number:
1997-19-238
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Alma Mater (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
Cortissoz, Royal, "The Works of Edward Howland Blashfield," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937, plate 33.
Topic:
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Education
Image number:
JUL J0056269
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Photograph Archives
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Study for Alma Mater (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Topic:
Study
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Education
Image number:
JUL J0044039
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Photograph Archives
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Study for Side Panel for Alma Mater (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
Cortissoz, Royal, "The Works of Edward Howland Blashfield," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937, plate 38.
Topic:
Study
Figure group--Female
Image number:
JUL J0044033
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Photograph Archives
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Study for Right Side Panel for Alma Mater (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
Cortissoz, Royal, "The Works of Edward Howland Blashfield," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937, plate 37.
Topic:
Study
Religion--Angel
Image number:
JUL J0044044
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Photograph Archives
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Study for Left Side Panel for Alma Mater (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
Cortissoz, Royal, "The Works of Edward Howland Blashfield," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937, plate 36.
Topic:
Study
Figure female--Child
Image number:
JUL J0044045
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Photograph Archives
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Two Studies for Side Panels for Alma Mater (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
Cortissoz, Royal, "The Works of Edward Howland Blashfield," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937, plate 38.
Topic:
Study
Figure group--Female
Image number:
JUL J0044046
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Photograph Archives
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Study for Right Side Panel for Alma Mater (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
Cortissoz, Royal, "The Works of Edward Howland Blashfield," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937, plate 37.
Topic:
Study
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Education
Image number:
JUL J0044062
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Photograph Archives
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Study for Seated Figure in Good and Bad Uses of Science (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Topic:
Study
Figure male
Image number:
JUL J0044104
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Photograph Archives
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Humanity Led by Knowledge and Imagination from Chaos into Light (detail) (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Notes:
Amico, Leonard N., "The Mural Decorations of Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848-1936)," Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1978, pg. 68.
Topic:
Allegory--Life--Humanity
Image number:
JUL J0043998
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Photograph Archives
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Humanity Led by Knowledge and Imagination from Chaos into Light (detail) (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Notes:
Amico, Leonard N., "The Mural Decorations of Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848-1936)," Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1978, pg. 68.
Topic:
Allegory--Life--Humanity
Image number:
JUL J0043999
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Photograph Archives
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Good and Bad Uses of Science (detail) (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Notes:
Amico, Leonard N., "The Mural Decorations of Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848-1936)," Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1978, pg. 68.
Topic:
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Science
Image number:
JUL J0044024
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Photograph Archives
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Humanity Led by Knowledge and Imagination from Chaos into Light (detail) (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Notes:
Amico, Leonard N., "The Mural Decorations of Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848-1936)," Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1978, pg. 68.
Topic:
Allegory--Life--Humanity
Image number:
JUL J0044026
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Good and Bad Uses of Science (detail) (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Notes:
Amico, Leonard N., "The Mural Decorations of Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848-1936)," Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1978, pg. 68.
Topic:
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Science
Image number:
JUL J0044055
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
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Good and Bad Uses of Science (detail) (Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

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Artist:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Notes:
Amico, Leonard N., "The Mural Decorations of Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848-1936)," Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1978, pg. 68.
Topic:
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Science
Image number:
JUL J0044057
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
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Inertial Navigation System Gyro, Project SPIRE

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Manufacturer:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Materials:
Steel, Aluminum, Paint, Plastic, Nylon, Magnesium, Copper, Adhesive, Phenolic Resin, Stainless Steel, Paper
Dimensions:
3-D: 204.5 x 119.4 x 162.6cm (80 1/2 x 47 x 64 in.)
Support: 185.42 x 212.09 x 119.38cm (6ft 1in. x 6ft 11 1/2in. x 3ft 11in.)
Type:
AVIONICS-Electronic/Satellite Navigation
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Physical Description:
56 x 46in.; large; gimbal mounted; gyro used with 1965-0249 control unit.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Inventory Number:
A19650248000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Inertial Navigation System Control, Project SPIRE

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Manufacturer:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Plastic, Nylon, Rubber (silicone), Paint, Glass, Wood, Brass, Phenolic Resin, Paper, Adhesive, Cadmium Plating
Dimensions:
3-D: 165.1 x 133.4 x 184.2cm (65 x 52 1/2 x 72 1/2 in.)
Type:
AVIONICS-Electronic/Satellite Navigation
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Physical Description:
26 x 48 x 57in. box; with 10 replaceable units; electric; mounted on dolly.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Inventory Number:
A19650249000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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