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UA15: Worcester County Free Institute of Industrial Science Records

Identifier: UA15
Scope and Contents Box 1 contains records of the founding and organization of the school, from 1865-1868. These records include John Boynton's gift to begin the school, Stephen Salisbury's gift of land, and Ichabod Washburn's gift to build the machine shop, as well as gifts by other donors. They also include the school's by-laws and records of trustees meetings, and records of the Building Committee and architects' drawings for Boynton Hall.Box 2 contains records of the early years of the school,...
Dates: 1865 - 1892

UA31: WPI Plan

Identifier: UA31
Scope and Contents This collection of records documents the period of development, implementation and evaluation of the WPI Plan from 1969 to 1986. The collection primarily consists of published reports, proposals, white papers and grant applications. The original four reports of the Planning Committee document the conception and development of the plan. Various proposals and guidelines from the implementation phase are collected here. Extensive and subsequent evaluation reports, most funded by NEH grants,...
Dates: 1969 - 1986

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