Armour Institute of Technology
Armour Institute existed from 1893-1939 and was renamed the Armour College of Engineering in 1940.
Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:
Two fraternity paddles from Armour Institute of Technology chapters of Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi. One reads "EKN/E. B. Mueser" (15" x 5"). The other reads "E. B. Mueser"/Dec. 3, 1921" on one side and TBP (in reverse) on the other (15" x 5"). See attached photo.
Two pins from Armour Institute of Technology fraternities: a diamond-shaped brass (or copper) paperweight from fraternity Eta Kappa Nu reading "EKN" and "AIT 1922," 3½ x 2" x 3" h; and, a round lapel pin reading "The/Cycle/1920"in the center and "Armour Tech" around the edge; ¾" diameter, yellow with black lettering.
Armour Institute of Technology (Chicago) opened in 1892 as "Armour Institute" and incorporated on June 20, 1895 as "Armour Institute of Technology" (but still commonly referred to as Armour Institute). Music, as an academic discipline, was not taught at Armour, but did comprise an active part of the extra curricular activities of the school. Little more is known about the Armour Institute Music School as a distinct entity.
Four pieces of athletic clothing, a embroidered gold letter sweater with "AIT 36," a black and gold sports jersey with gold "A" on front and "7" on back and pin reading "A," a long-sleeve black pullover sweater with gold "A"; reads "A J Jimgles" on inside seam at bottom and a gold jacket with black trim with a "AIT" and "31" in gold; label in pocket reads Chicago Uniform & Cap Co., 5/9/1930."
Composite photograph of the members of the graduating class of 1936, Armour Institute of Technology (Chicago).
Materials relating to the operation of the Armour Institute of Technology (Chicago, 1892-1940) library including circulation records, purchases of equipent and furniture, and inventory lists.
Materials related to Armour Institute of Technology and Armour Mission, mostly published materials: programs, serials, reports, bulletins, and essays. Includes information on student life and events, commencements, courses, and academics. Lesser amounts of administrative materials on budgets, school planning, and board of trustees minutes.