Digitized materials in this online collection form part of the Norbert Wiener papers (MC-0022) in the MIT Libraries Department of Distinctive Collections. For more information about the materials, please consult the collection finding aid.

Collection scope and contents:
The Norbert Wiener papers consist primarily of correspondence and manuscripts of writings by Wiener and by others. The collection spans the years 1898 to 1966 with the bulk of the material dating from 1910 to 1963. Norbert Wiener was a mathematician who made numerous contributions to the development of communication and control theories. He coined the word "cybernetics" to describe this new science.

1898 – 1981

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Materials in this collection may be under copyright. Please consult the collection finding aid or catalog record and the MIT Libraries Permissions Policy for more information.

Please cite the source item title (dc.title), collection title and identifier, and repository.

Example: "A New Analysis of Temporal Relations", circa 1916. Norbert Wiener papers (MC-0022). Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections.

Repository details:
Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository https://libraries.mit.edu/distinctive-collections

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