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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

LC control no.n 79006591
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Corporate name headingMassachusetts Institute of Technology
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Variant(s)M.I.T.
MIT
Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts
Institute of Technology
Boston Tech
Biography/History noteMassachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts that was founded in 1861.
Beginning date1861
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedBoston (Mass.)
Cambridge (Mass.)
Address77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Field of activityTechnology--Study and teaching (Higher)
Special noteAACR 1 form: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Found inLCCN 49-3986: Gilliland, E.R. High pressure processes, 1949 (hdg.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology; variant: Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Diccionario elemental del ulwa (sumu meridional), 1989: t.p. (Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts)
The Spectrum, 1873: t.p. (Institute of Technology; Boston)
Its website, October 16, 2015: home page (Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MIT; 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307)
   <http://web.mit.edu/>
Wikipedia, October 16, 2015 (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering; incorporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology signed by the governor of Massachusetts on April 10, 1861; was informally called "Boston Tech"; in 1916, MIT moved to a spacious new campus largely consisting of filled land on a mile-long tract along the Cambridge side of the Charles River; MIT is chartered as a non-profit organization and is owned and governed by a privately appointed board of trustees known as the MIT Corporation)
Associated languageeng