Skip to main content
Contact Us

Summers, Gene R.

 Person

Biography

Gene R. Summers served as Dean of IIT's College of Architecture from 1989-1993.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

College of Architecture Miscellaneous reports and memos, 1994-1999

 Collection
Identifier: 006.01.04
Description of the Collection 1) E-mail to Faculty and Staff from Jack Hartray, detailing promotions of Mary Ann Green, Sheila Walker, and Bernadette Ivers. 2) Copy of "Review of the Graduate Programs in the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology," April 20, 1999. Also present are the following three-ring binders: Three-ring binders: 1) Highlights, College of Architecture, 1989-1991 by Gene R. Summers, Dean. The report incorporates Summer's article Toward the Education of an Architect, originally...
Dates: 1994-1999

Gene Summers correspondence, 1990-1992

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.19
Description of the Collection Primarily correspondence and memos to and from Gene Summers, Dean of Architecture, concerning lecture series given by Josef Paul Kleihues ca. October to November 1992. The correspondence also concerns Summers' service on the Museum Contemporary of Art's architect selection committee (Kleihues was chosen as the architect) and resulting monetary donations made to the College of Architecture. Other names appearing in the collection include Jason Kerwin, Ben Nicholson, chair of the Illinois...
Dates: 1990-1992

Gene Summers papers, 1990-2001

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.34
Description of the Collection Papers from Gene R. Summers, Dean of College of Architecture. The materials are mostly photocopies. The collection includes correspondence to Lew Collens, president of IIT, regarding a living architecture museum at IIT. Also included, are excerpts from "A History of Armour Institute" by James Clinton Peebles (1890) regarding the architecture curriculum, and writings on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and the architecture department. The collection includes a handwritten draft of this...
Dates: 1990-2001

Mies van der Rohe Society collection, 1951-2011

 Collection
Identifier: 032.04.04
Description of the Collection

This collection contains the research material, folders of materials on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe collected on behalf of the Mies Society.

Dates: 1951-2011

Tutorial Unit collection, 1990

 Collection
Identifier: 006.01.03
Description of the Collection

Materials detailing the "Tutorial Unit" as a system for architectural education at Illinois Institute of Technology; proposed in 1990 by Gene R. Summers, Dean of the College of Architecture. Arthur S. Takeuchi, Meton Ramos Gadelha, and Benjamin Erskine Nicholson are identified in connection with units 1, 2 and 3 respectively. Their resumes are included. Also included: "An Open Letter to Dean Summers," being a multi-page letter from student David S. Bombardier commenting on the proposal.

Dates: 1990

Additional filters:

Filter By Subject
 

Paul V. Galvin Library

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