Technology Named Collections
The Edgerton Digital Collections project celebrates the spirit of a great pioneer, Harold “Doc” Edgerton, inventor, entrepreneur, explorer, and beloved MIT professor. This site is for all who share Doc Edgerton’s philosophy of “Work hard. Tell everyone everything you know. Close a deal with a handshake. Have fun!”
Cameras, prototypes, photographs, notes, and more comprise the museum’s Polaroid collection, documenting the history of the Polaroid Corporation, started by Cambridge scientist and inventor Edwin Land in small brick buildings just around the corner from the MIT Museum.