Maclaurin, Richard C. ("Maclaurin of Tech")

1916 TLS from the dynamic president of MIT to President Howe of Case School of Applied Science

Price: $15.00

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(1870-1920) Maclaurin of Tech, Scottish-born, New Zealand-raised physicist, President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1909-1920, author. At MIT he moved school to its current site at Cambridge and considerably expanded the school as well as laboratory method of instruction, and virtually created field of chemical engineering. TLS on 10 x 8 letterhead of MIT Office of the President, (Cambridge, Mass.), Decembr 20 1916, to President Charles S. Howe, Case School of Applied Science, Cleveland. Maclaurin writes that neither trustees nor faculty have expressed an opinion on plan to which Howe refers, all that has been done is to invite expressions of opinion to be forwarded to Carnegie Foundation. Any definite conclusions on “the matter” reached by Case School would be of interest to faculty and Corporation and would be regarded as confidential. Charles S. Howe (1858-1939), President, Case School of Applied Science 1903-1929.

Condition: Very good, top right corner torn; folds
Type:Letter






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