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Found in 10 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

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

Campus and South Side Development posters, 1989-1999

 Collection
Identifier: 037.06.03
Description of the Collection

Oversize mounted posters used in connection with the campus redevelopment program at Illinois Institute of Technology in the 1990s. Lesser numbers of the posters deal with the development of the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago's South Side adjacent to the university's campus, and the university's downtown campus. Posters group into five series: I) Main Campus II) Landscaping III) McCormick Tribune Campus Center IV) Downtown Campus V) Chicago South Side Development

Dates: 1989-1999

Campus Models and Plans photographs, 1940-1990

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.17
Description of the Collection

76 photographs of architectural models, sketches, plans, drawings, etc. of the South State Street campus of Illinois Institute of Technology. An oversize folder holds 4 large images.

Dates: 1940-1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1965

Faculty, Staff, and Trustees Portraits collection, 1963-1965

 Collection
Identifier: 039.01.63
Description of the Collection Head shot photos of people believed to be faculty, staff, and trustees of IIT. Also may include some alumni and faculty. Generally both negatives and a contact print included. The majority of the images are unidentified. Identified photos include Andrew, MC; Archambault, Bennett (Trustee); Armington, ?; Armour, Lester (Chairman of Board); Armour, Vernon; Armour, Sr., Philip Barnett, B. E.; Brouse, ?; Budenholzer, R. A.; Burke, Ed; Campbell William J.; Christianson, ?;...
Dates: 1963-1965

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

John T. Rettaliata collection, 1965-2005

 Collection
Identifier: 024.05.01
Description of the Collection

Materials pertaining to John T. Rettaliata, president of IIT from 1952 until 1973. These include: 1) A color photograph (8" x 10") of Rettaliata in retirement, ca. 2005. 2) Reception and Dinner honoring Rettaliatas retirement, held May 3, 1973 3) printed copy of "Better Buildings, Better Industrial Design, and Better Cities," an address by Rettaliata at the Chicago Club, June 4, 1954

Dates: 1965-2005

Office of University Relations Photo Files collection, 1959-1964

 Collection
Identifier: 036.03.17
Description of the Collection These log sheets compile negative numbers for photographs taken or managed by the Office of University Relations. The photographs are divided them into three major categories: IIT PhotosARF/IITRI Photos, and Color Slides. Within these major categories the images are subdivided into various academic and operational areas represented on campus. The IIT Photos are subdivided by number, the ARF/IITRI Photos are subdivided by letter.The negatives and contact prints listed in the...
Dates: 1959-1964

South Side Redevelopment photographs, 1949-1959

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.05
Description of the Collection

Aerial photographs and photographs of plans and models concerning the post-World War II planned redevelopment of Chicago's South Side. See item listing for description of specific images. Also included are a small number of copies of photographs from other sources.

Dates: 1949-1959

Unprocessed oversize photographs

 File
Scope and Contents

This folder contains oversize mounted photographs, mostly aerial views of campus used for campus maps.

Dates: 1892-1988

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