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Lowell Institute School

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lowell Institute School Alumni Association records

 Collection
Identifier: M030
Overview The Lowell Institute School was founded in 1903 to provide technical training to industrial workers seeking to enhance their skills. Its Alumni Association was founded in 1905 by members of the Lowell Institute School's first graduating class, the Class of 1905. The association A adopted its first Constitution in 1906 with the mission of "maintaining and increasing the interest of the graduates in the school...[and] increasing the influence and reputation of the school in the industrial...
Dates: 1905-2001

Lowell Institute School records

 Collection
Identifier: A026
Overview The Lowell Institute School was founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1903 as the School for Industrial Foremen. It provided low-cost, continuing education to industrial foremen seeking to enhance their professional skills. The school offered two tuition-free evening programs: the Mechanical Course and the Electrical Course. Over time, the school's admission standards became more rigorous and its curriculum expanded, but it continued to offer two-year programs in mechanical...
Dates: 1883-2008