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MS061: Betty Hoskins Papers
These are papers of Betty Hoskins, first female tenure-track professor at WPI. Major topics include the WPI Plan, the Life Sciences and Synthethic Biology, Technical Learning initiatives, and the introduction of women students and faculty.
MS062: A. Frederick Griffin Collection
A. Fredrick Griffin, who graduated from WPI in 1914, was a civil engineer who was in charge of over-all planning of the United States portion of the St. Lawrence Seaway project, as well as other projects for the U.S. Corps of Engineers.
MS063: Higgins Family Papers
These are papers and photographs of three generations of the Higgins family: Millton P. Higgins, first superintendent of WPI's Washburn Shops and one of the founders of Norton Company; his son Aldus, President of Norton Company and owner of WPI's Higgins House; and Aldus's son Milton P. Higgins II, also President of Norton Company and a life member of WPI's Board of Trustees.
MS065: Christopher H. Sotak Papers
These are papers of Professor Christopher H. Sotak, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at WPI, who was a pioneer in the medical use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, especially in treatment of stroke and cancer.
MS067: Allan Glazer Collection
MS068: Edward N. Clarke Papers
These are papers of Dr. Edward N. Clarke, co-founder of National Semiconductor Corporation and Director of Research, Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of the Center for Solar Energy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
MS077: Morgan Construction Company Records
Correspondence, administrative papers, media and ephemera relating to the steel mill construction firm, Morgan Construction Company.
MS099: Small Collections
The Small Collections consist of one folder or one-two boxes of collections gathered from Subject, Faculty and Alumni files and donations. They typically contain ephemera, correspondence, journals, class notes, certificates, articles and small objects.
MS103: Fred Guida Audio/Visual Collection on Charles Dickens
The Guida Collection is a large collection of motion-picture media that was donated to the Gordon Library by Fred Guida on December 16, 2019. It contains roughly 400 works from as far back as 1901, with around 200 VHS tapes and cassettes, 80 LP records, 5 books, 45 film reels, 15 CDs, and 110 DVDs. These pieces focus on Charles Dickens and his writings, and about half of the material are related to his famous novella, "A Christmas Carol."
UA01: University Photograph Collection
UA02: Office of the President records
Records generated in the course of the administration and leadership of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts, by the Office of the President, spanning multiple administrations.
UA03: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs records
UA04: President's Planning Group
These are the records of the President's Planning Group, authorized by President Harry B. Storke in 1968 to "study the role of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the engineering and scientific community and to propose to the President and to the Faculty detailed plans for implementation of this role in the future..."
UA05: Physical Education and Athletics
The Physical Education & Althletic Department Sports collection contains materials pertaining to WPI athletics ranging from 1880 to 2007. The collection includes press releases, photos, sports programs, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, Athletic Council pamphlets, scorebooks, WPI Hall of Fame ceremonial memorabilia, and many other miscellaneous items related to WPI athletics. Nearly every WPI sport is represented within the collection, both varsity and club.
UA09: University Subject Files
UA11: Facilities Records
UA15: Worcester County Free Institute of Industrial Science Records
UA28: WPI Class Collection
The WPI Class Collection is an collection of material accumulated from alumni and university offices. Chronologically arranged class files consist primarily of commencement, class governance, correspondence, class activities, newsclippings, ephemera and reunion material.
UA31: WPI Plan
UA32: Dean of Undergraduate Studies records
The records of the office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies are subdivided into subcollections for each Dean.
UA32.01 William R. Grogan Papers UA32.02 Frank C. Lutz Papers UA32.03 John A. Orr Papers
UA50: University Publications Collection
Official publications of Worcester Polytechnic Institute schools, departments, and student organizations.
UA66: WPI Faculty Wives’ Club Records
This collection contains records from 1924-1984. Included in the collection are written histories of the club; membership, officer and committee lists; meeting minutes; newsletters; photographs and news clippings. There are also financial records. There is a photo album of events which the Foreign Students Affairs Committee organized and hosted.
UA67: Washburn Shops
UA68: WPI Radio Club
This collections comprises four series: 1. Radio Club QSOs (Conversation Cards) arranged in three groups by date, country or state. 2. Contest log sheets 3. Adminstrative Files including meeting minutes, budgets inventories and membership lists arranged chronologically. 4. Log Books arranged chronologically.
UA72: WPI Business Women's Club
This collection of records spans the years 1955-1984 and includes membership records, meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, and ephemera. There are additional records from the WPI Professional Group, a sub-committee of the WPI Business Women's Club, which later operated as an independent group on campus. Other materials of interest include a 11/2/1970 memo announcing WPI's acceptance of the club's request for women to wear pant-suits in the office.
UA82: WPI Textile Collection
- WPI Manuscript Collections 39
- WPI University Archives 17
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Alumni and alumnae 7
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute -- History -- 20th Century 4
- Technical education -- United States 3
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute -- Buildings 3
- Educational change -- Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century 2
- Electrical engineering 2
- Illustrations 2
- Illustrators 2
- Machinery industry 2
- Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- United States 2
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Faculty 2
- Artists 1
- British literature 1
- Children's Films 1
- Christmas 1
- College campuses -- Massachusetts 1
- Crompton & Knowles Loom Works 1
- Crompton Loom Works 1
- Diaries 1
- Holiday Films 1 + ∧ less
- French 2
- German 2
- Chinese 1
- Italian 1
- Japanese 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 + ∧ less
- Morgan, Charles H. (Charles Hill), 1831-1911 2
- Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Company 2
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2
- Boynton, John, 1791-1867 1
- Crompton, George, 1829-1886 1
- Duff, A. Wilmer (Alexander Wilmer), 1864-1955 1
- Goddard, Dwight, 1861-1939 1
- Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945 1
- Goodman, Rick 1
- Higgins, Aldus Chapin, 1872-1948 1
- Higgins, Milton P. (Milton Prince), -1997 1
- Higgins, Milton Prince, 1842-1912 1
- Morgan Construction Company 1
- Salisbury, Stephen, 1798-1884 1
- WPI Business Women's Club 1 + ∧ less