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Lewis Institute (Chicago, Ill.)

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Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Armour Institute Administration and Illinois Institute of Technology Incorporation collection, 1919-1972

 Collection
Identifier: 002.01.12
Description of the Collection

The bulk of the collection consisits of materials, many mimeographic and photostatic copies, related to the founding of Armour Institute and IIT.

Dates: 1919-1972; Majority of material found within 1919-1940

Attendance charts, 1940

 Item
Scope and Contents

This collection cosists of three attendance charts with graphs illustrating 1) Yearly attendance totals 1897-1940 with "Normal" and "Rehabilitation Work Done for U.S. Government" for years 1919-1927, (2) Attendance by year 1897-1940 for day and evening students, and (3) Evening School attendance by terms for years 1918- 1937 (shows men and women totals for selected years 1918-1922 and Day School attendance by quarters, 1918-1937).

Dates: 1940

David S. Strong papers, 1904

 Collection
Identifier: 001.04.06
Description of the Collection

Two black and white professional portrait photographs of students at the Lewis Institute taken by George H Partridge of Chicago. One shows eleven male students, including Walter and Ralph Strong, with a faculty advisor. The other shows six Beta Theta Pho members with winner banner for the Inter-Fraternity Half Mile Relay Race.

Dates: 1904

East Map Case Materials collection, 1892-1988

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.27
Content Description

This collection includes drawings, plans, blueprints, and other materials stored in the East Map Case. These materials are not all from the same source, nor are they a coherent collection by any factor other than that they are all stored together. See folder listings for an inventory of the items in this collection.

Dates: 1892-1988

Faculty Appointment Letters collection, 1896-1977

 Collection
Identifier: 028.05.01
Description of the Collection Collection includes rolls of as microfilm with copies of records as follows: 1. Faculty Appointment Letters 1965 - 74 "Emulsion No. 788258 64; Use Before Aug. 1980"; number stamped on cassette - 89100. One copy on microfilm cassette; duplicate on spool. Copies of letters signed by deans and others announcing academic appointments and salaries. Apparently in alphabetical order by academic year. 2. Faculty Appointment letters, 1974 - 1975 ...
Dates: 1896-1977

Heritage of Illinois Institute of Technology collection, 1978

 Collection
Identifier: 039.01.42
Description of the Collection

One folder of administrative materials related to the writing and publishing of the book titled "The Heritage of Illinois Institute of Technology," a commissioned history of IIT published in 1978, authored by Irene Macauley. Includes correspondence, invoices, and estimates for production costs.

Dates: 1978

Institutional embossing seals, 1940-1949

 Collection
Identifier: 039.01.75
Description of the Collection

Embossers and seals for Lewis Institute and Illinois Institute of Technology. The seals are for: Lewis Institute; Julia Beveridge, Notary, Public; Illinois Institute of Technology, Office of Registrar, Armour; Illinois Institute of Technology, Graduation with High Honors; Illinois Institute of Technology, Graduation with Honors; Illinois Institute of Technology Library (2 identical seals).

Dates: 1900-1949

Leah Van Blarcom Beezley papers, 1903-1960

 Collection
Identifier: 001.04.07
Description of the Collection Papers relating to Leah Grace Van Blarcom's student days at Lewis Institute, Chicago: three grade reports from 1903 to 1904, a photocopy of her diploma with an Associate in Arts degree, a printed music score for the “Klahowya Two Step” by Jennie A. Murphy published by Joseph Flanner, Milwaukee, Wis., 1904, copy autographed by composer “To Leah”; snapshot-type photograph of a Klahowya reunion, ca. 1930s; letter to Charles F. Beezley from Edwin H. Lewis, 1921; 2 copies of theater program...
Dates: 1903-1960

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