Mary Rowe papers
Digitized materials in these online collections form selected parts of the Mary Rowe papers (MC-0709) and the Office of the President, records of Special Assistant to the President Mary Rowe (AC-0232) in the MIT Libraries Department of Distinctive Collections. Portions of some files are not available online at the request of the creator. Digitization of selected materials from AC-0232 is still in progress. Please see the links below for more information about each collection or individual digitized items.
Mary P. Rowe was Special Assistant to the President and Ombudsperson at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1973 to 2014. Her position was called Special Assistant for Women and Work when she started at MIT in February 1973, and she reported directly to MIT President Jerome Wiesner and MIT Chancellor Paul Gray. For more information on Mary Rowe's career, see her account of her research and publications.
These collections were digitized with the generous support of Dr. Jean-Jacques Degroof, M.Sc. 1993 Ph.D. 2002.