Chicago School of Design
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Description of the Collection Papers of Alain Findeli, Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Montreal (retired 2007), consisting of research files and correspondence amassed in support of his doctoral dissertation, "Du Bauhaus a Chicago: Les Annees d'enseignement de Laszlo Moholy-Nagy" ("From Bauhaus to Chicago: Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's Teaching Years") (1989, University of Paris). This collection includes a copy of Findeli's dissertation. Other primary materials (in copied form) include a copy of Lloyd C....
Dates: circa 1937-1992
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...
Description of the Collection Materials created by or collected by Beatrice Takeuchi related to her academic program at Institute of Design and her subsequent professional activities as a design educator and creating architectural renderings. Some of the materials were created by others - Takeuchi's fellow students at ID or students she taught at Art Institute of Chicago. While some materials are personal in nature (e.g. correspondence), all relate to ID activities and people. See detailed listing of collection materials...
Collection — Box 1
Content Description Photographic prints, including prints made by Nathan Lerner of photographs from his time as an Institute of Design student and faculty member, as well as collaborative photographs with Henry Holmes Smith printed by Smith's son, Theodore R.M. Smith. Also included are 12 oversized reprints from a Chicago Cultural Center exhibit of Lerner's work and a single print of a photograph by Institute of Design alumnus Ishimoto Yasuhiro. Some of the matted prints appear to be part of the protfolio...
Dates: 1935-1980; Majority of material found within 1935-1946
Description of the Collection
Photographs (black and white reprints except as noted) of the School of Design summer session in Somonauk, Illinois in 1942. All images by William Kessler.
Paul V. Galvin Library
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