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MS061: Betty Hoskins Papers

Identifier: MS061

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.

Dates: 1967 - 2012

MS062: A. Frederick Griffin Collection

Identifier: MS062

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1959

MS063: Higgins Family Papers

Identifier: MS063

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.

Dates: 1870 - 1998

MS065: Christopher H. Sotak Papers

Identifier: MS65

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1989 - 2009

MS067: Allan Glazer Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS067
Dates: 1926-1992

MS068: Edward N. Clarke Papers

Identifier: MS068

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.

Dates: 1951 - 2012

MS077: Morgan Construction Company Records

Identifier: MS077

Correspondence, administrative papers, media and ephemera relating to the steel mill construction firm, Morgan Construction Company.

Dates: 1881 - 2008

MS099: Small Collections

Identifier: MS99
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: c1873-1950

MS103: Fred Guida Audio/Visual Collection on Charles Dickens

Identifier: MS-103

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."

Dates: Event: 1901 - 2011

UA01: University Photograph Collection

Identifier: UA01
Dates: 1865 - 2019

UA02: Office of the President records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA02

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1866 - 2012

UA03: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs records

Identifier: UA03
Scope and Contents This collection spans the years 1959 to the present. Most of the materials in this collection are described at the box level, with general description of box contents. Series I: Individual Provosts' Records Series I contains records specific to individual provosts. Where broad subjects span several provosts' administrations or address certain broad areas (including surveys, the WPI Plan, Massachusetts Academy), most of these records are in succeeding record groups....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959 - 2012

UA04: President's Planning Group

Identifier: UA04

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..."

Dates: 1963 - 1970

UA05: Physical Education and Athletics

Identifier: UA05
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 2004

UA09: University Subject Files

Identifier: UA09
Dates: 1865 - 2019

UA11: Facilities Records

Identifier: UA11
Scope and Contents Records in this collection have been arranged by building according to construction/acquisition date. The exceptions are the Fraternity Houses, which are grouped together after all the other individual buildings, and The Wedge, whose plan was identified late in the process and is thus out of sequence. It follows the Fraternity Houses. Broader record groups such as WPI Grounds and WPI Campus Plans will be found at the end of the collection, after individual buildings. Records...
Dates: 1868 - 2013

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

UA28: WPI Class Collection

Identifier: UA28
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1871 - 2007

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

UA32: Dean of Undergraduate Studies records

Identifier: UA32
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2014

UA50: University Publications Collection

Identifier: UA50

Official publications of Worcester Polytechnic Institute schools, departments, and student organizations.

Dates: Publication: 1871 - 2019

UA66: WPI Faculty Wives’ Club Records

Identifier: UA66
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1924 - 1984

UA67: Washburn Shops

Identifier: UA67
Scope and Contents These materials document much of the history of the Washburn Shops, from its beginnings until the Shops closed in 1955. There are records of the Shop Committee from 1894-1914. There are financial reports from 1873-1937. Also included are Shop Catalogs, reports from shop superintendents and teachers, an early grade book, a scrapbook of ads, and photographs of products and work in the shops, as well as drawings of shop products. There are catalogs and brochures and two notebooks, at least one...
Dates: 1870 - 1955

UA68: WPI Radio Club

Identifier: UA68
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1923 - 1987

UA72: WPI Business Women's Club

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA72
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1955 - 1984

UA82: WPI Textile Collection

Identifier: UA82
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955 - 2019