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Gordon Institute Records

Call Number: UA184

Scope and Contents

This collection contains pamphlets created by the Gordon Institute, as well as student records from before Tufts acquired the Gordon Institute of Wakefield, MA, and acquisitions files between Tufts and the Gordon Institute.


  • 1987 -- 1999



This collection contains some restricted material. Restrictions related to specific material are listed in the detailed contents list. This collection may require review before it is available for use. Please contact DCA for further details.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Copyright to all materials created by Tufts University employees in the course of their work is held by the Trustees of Tufts University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by the Gordon Institute, 2018.


This collection is organized into three series: Publications; 2017 accessions; and 2018 accessions.


9.8 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Biographical / Historical

In 1984, The Gordon Institute is founded by Dr. Bernard Gordon, founder of Analogic Corporation and NeuroLogica Corps. The Gordon Institute is one of the first educational institutions designed and developed specifically to create engineering leaders. From 1984 to 1987, The Institutes mission, curriculum, and policies are developed and the School prepares for accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). In 1987, The first class of seven students graduates from The Gordon Institute. In 1991, The NEASC accredits The Gordon Institute to confer the degree of Master of Science in Engineering Management. In 1992, The Gordon Institute merges with Tufts University. In 2001, Tufts Gordon Institute assumes responsibility for Tufts Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. In doing so, the Institute broadens its mission to encompass innovation and entrepreneurship as well as engineering leadership.

Processing status

Processing of the 2017 and 2018 accessions was completed by Leah Edelman and Sony Prosper in 2017-2018. Materials were placed in archival boxes if the original housing was damaged, and loose materials were placed in folders where needed. Received order was maintained. A file-level and box-level inventory as well as series-level description were created and the finding aid was updated at the time of processing.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States