Skip to main content
Contact Us

S. R. Crown Hall (Chicago, Ill.)

 Organization

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Academic Vice President and Provost records, 1940-1978

 Collection
Identifier: 022.01.03
Description of the Collection The papers appear to be those of James J. Brophy in his role as Academic Vice President of Illinois Institute of Technology from Feb. 1967-1975, and of Sidney Guralnick in his role of the university's provost from 1975-1982. This is a drop file-type collection of materials from various sources arranged alphabetically. s with 1970s materials. The names James J. Brophy and Sidney Guralnick appear most often. Note that the following materials predate Brophy's appointment as Academic VP and...
Dates: 1940-1978; Majority of material found within 1970-1979

Acoustics of Light CD, 2001

 Collection
Identifier: 006.02.12
Description of the Collection

Audio CD titled "Acoustics and Light" by MASS Ensemble. Recorded in S. R. Crown Hall (Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago) in 2001. the recording was made by "stringing" the interior of Crown Hall with wires and then playing them like a stringed instrument. Copyright 2001 MASS Ensemble.

Dates: 2001

Architecture and Campus Building Dedication collection, 1952-2005

 Collection
Identifier: 037.06.04
Description of the Collection Materials pertaining to architecture and Bauhaus-inspired activities at Illinois Institute of Technology, including the university's architecture and design programs. Items included as follows: Program from the October 26, 1952 dedication of the Chapel of Saint Saviour (Carr Chapel) on the campus of IIT, Two sheets of blank letterhead bearing the printed name Mies van der Rohe from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Chicago office (address and phone on the letterhead are as follows: 230 East Ohio...
Dates: 1952-2005

Building Reference files, 1896-2013

 Collection
Identifier: 037.06.01
Scope and Contents The Building Reference Files collection consists of a mix of primary and secondary source material relating to the buildings and campuses of the Illinois Institute of Technology and its predecessor institutions. These files formerly served as "drop files" where archives staff collected clippings, ephemera, and photographs related to the buildings and campus, and as a result, many of the files consist wholly of secondary material (including photocopies and clippings from university...
Dates: 1895-2013

Buildings and Grounds collection, 1937-1956

 Collection
Identifier: 029.03.09
Description of the Collection Collection includes "File # 204" (probably refers to account number), which consists of financial documents relating to landscaping of "A.P.D. Building" (Architecture, Planning and Design, i.e., S. R. Crown Hall). Bulks with purchase requisitions and work orders. Also some bid and work correspondence, including memo signed by Alfred Caldwell.Other materials (probably not originally part of File #204) are photos of campus plans. Included are reproductions of drawings of Alfred S....
Dates: 1937-1956; Majority of material found in 1955-1956

Celebrating 50 Years: S. R. Crown Hall, 1956-2006

 Collection
Identifier: 037.07.04
Description of the Collection

Celebrating 50 Years: S.R. Crown Hall, 1956-2006, is a CD containing a pdf of photographs and texts documenting the planning, construction, and uses of S.R. Crown Hall.

Dates: 2006

Crown Hall, 1964

 File — Box: RR-1
Identifier: 27
Description of the Collection From the Collection:

127 boxes of photographs of Illinois Institute of Technology campus, events, and people. Most photos are presumed to be taken by Communication and Marketing Office for various campus publications. Subjects and photographers are sometimes identified. The photos are in various formats: prints, negatives, and contact sheets, and some slides and transparencies. Most images are in black and white and most date from 1980 and before.

Dates: Other: 1964

Dan Ryan collection, ca. 1891-1989

 Collection
Identifier: 036.04.06
Abstract

Slides of images depicting the history of Illinois Institute of Technology. The slides were possibly arranged for the purposes of a slide show. Some images were reproduced from historic sources such as yearbooks. The most recent images are dated 1988-1989.

Dates: 1891-1989; Majority of material found within 1988-1989

Donna Robertson collection, 1996-2008

 Collection
Identifier: 006.01.12
Description of the Collection

This collection consists of material related to architectural competitions and projects participated in by the College of Architecture during the deanship of Donna Robertson.

Dates: 1996-2008

IIT Centennial poster, 1990

 Collection
Identifier: 017.02.04
Description of the Collection

Printed poster with color photo image of Crown Hall superimposed over Main Building by James Haney (I. D., class of 1991); created for the IIT Centennial celebration, 1990.

Dates: 1990

Additional filters:

Filter By Record Type
 
Filter By Subject
College buildings 8
Architectural drawings (visual works) 6
Architecture 3
Campus planning 3
College buildings -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Landscape architecture 3
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Architecture--Conservation and restoration 2
Architecture--Designs and plans 2
College buildings--Design and construction 2
College buildings--Planning 2
College campuses -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Correspondence 2
Dormitories 2
Video recordings 2
Aerialists 1
Anniversaries 1
Architecture -- Competitions 1
Art--Exhibitions 1
Balls (Parties) 1
Bronzeville (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction 1
City planning 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College facilities 1
College presidents--Inauguration 1
College students--Political activity 1
Commencement ceremonies 1
Compact discs 1
Computer programs 1
Computer-aided design 1
Computers 1
Concerts 1
Crystal Lake (Ill.) 1
Dedication services 1
Degrees, Academic 1
Design 1
Documentary films 1
Exhibition catalogs 1
Exhibitions 1
Fraternal organizations 1
Fund raising 1
Greek letter societies 1
Historic buildings 1
Historic sites 1
Illinois Institute of Technology -- Students 1
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970 1
Laboratories 1
Letting of contracts 1
Live sound recordings 1
Mascots 1
Minority college students 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Museum exhibits -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Photographs 1
Press coverage 1
Programs (Publications) 1
Seoul (Korea) 1
Special events 1
Speeches, addresses, etc., American 1
Student publications 1
Universities and colleges--Faculty 1
 

Paul V. Galvin Library

35 West 33rd Street | Chicago, IL | 60616
312.567.6847 library@iit.edu