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Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Aerial photographs, 1951-1961

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.11
Description of the Collection Four aerial views of campus and the surrounding area: 1) Black and white aerial view of campus and surrounding area, roughly Michigan Ave. to Canal St., 31st St. to Pershing. Dated 1951, image predates construction of Dan Ryan Expressway, and includes Wentworth Gardens, old Comiskey Park, the Mecca building, and original Armour Institute complex. A two square block area to the east of State St., later to be developed as McCormick Village (student housing complex) is outlined. ...
Dates: 1951-1961

Aerial photographs, 1960-1975

 Collection
Identifier: 039.01.70
Description of the Collection

Digitally reproduced degraded oversize historic images of Illinois Institute of Technology campus and neighborhood.

Dates: 1960-1975; Majority of material found within 1967-1970

Campus map , March 1955

 Item
Scope and Contents

This plat map is color-coded to show construction type (fire resistive, incombustible, brick, frame, concrete) of all buildings, historic and new, bounded by 31st Street, 35th Street, Michigan Avenue and the -New York Central Railroad. 3 copies of the map are included in the collection, 1 with pencil markings showing "buildings wrecked."

Dates: March 1955

Campus Space Inventory collection, 1968

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.53
Abstract

This collection is unprocessed. If you would like to request that a detailed inventory of this collection be made available, please contact the IIT Archives.

Dates: 1968

Crystal Lake Campus collection, 1970-1979

 Collection
Identifier: 012.02.01
Description of the Collection

Folders: 1. A sticker/decal with "Crystal Lake Campus" and a photograph of the bulding, n.d. 2. Crystal Lake Campus Schedules, 1970- 1975

Dates: 1970-1979

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

Fund Raising Brochures collection, 1941-1950

 Collection
Identifier: 032.02.21
Description of the Collection The collection consists of booklets created as promotional and fund raising materials for distribution to businesses and entrepreneurs soliciting funds for the development of the new campus buildings and academic programs of Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Beginning with a formal "program and plan" drawn up by the school's Board of Trustees, the booklets includes campus master plans, building designs, and projected costs which are revised in response to the United States' entry...
Dates: 1941-1950

IIT Campus Aerial photographs, 1940-2002

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.25
Description of the Collection Aerial photographs of IIT's main campus on South State Street and surrounding neighborhoods. Some photos include the Chicago Loop skyline or Lake Michigan horizon. Photos are in print (generally 8" x 10") format for earlier years and 35mm contact sheets (ca. 24 to 36 images per 8" x 10" sheet), slides, and some photocopies for later years. With few exceptions, these aerial survey photos were taken annually from 1940 until ca. 1968 (which represents the final build-out of the IIT campus) by...
Dates: 1940-2002

IIT film, 1956-1957

 Collection
Identifier: 039.01.31
Description of the Collection Black & white, silent film identified as "IIT 1956-1957" with images of Illinois Institute of Technology campus and buildings. Original format is 16 mm film; physical surrogate available in BetaCamSP. See staff for access to MP4 video file. Internal evidence very strongly suggests that most of the film was shot in the spring of 1957. Example: I.D. students showing their projects to instructors at mid-point in the film include some who graduated from IIT in mid-1957 (Maureen...
Dates: 1956-1957

IIT Master Plan, December 11, 1962

 Item
Scope and Contents

This plan shows "existing permanent" & "proposed priority" buildings and is notated in pencil: Master Plan, 4/22/64.

Dates: December 11, 1962

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