Add Video to Favourites 

Founders' Philosophies (1976)

Talk by MIT President Emeritus Julius Stratton about MIT's founders

Talk by MIT President Emeritus Julius Stratton about MIT's founders

MIT President Emeritus Julius A. Stratton delivers an illuminating talk titled "Founders' Philosophies," as the first in a series of nine presentations by various MIT luminaries for an IAP (Independent Activities Period) event called "They Were There, " offered during January 1976. Quoting from a number of key documents in MIT's history, Stratton provides a detailed assessment of the scope and vision of William Barton Rogers, founder of the Institute, and a comprehensive historical context to the climate of the times. MIT Museum Collections. 

Search Transcripts

Type a word here to search all video transcripts. You can then click on the filter icon to further restrict the selection with a choice of filters such as roles, topics and video types.