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025/03. Crerar/Kemper, and Early Libraries and Archives

 Record Group Term
Identifier: 025/03

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Perlstein Hall Archives William T. Covington records, 1977-1989

Identifier: 025.03.15
Scope and Contents Collection management files and inventories created by William T. Covington as archivist and records manager of IIT's first institutional archives, located in the basement of Perlstein Hall from 1977 to 1989. Covington served in this capacity from June 1977 until August 1982. His collection management files document the offices of origin (with dates of transfer to the archives) for many important records from the history of IIT, including the papers of presidents Henry Heald (1940-1952)...
Dates: 1977-1989

Early IIT Libraries records, 1893-1963

Identifier: 025.03.14
Description of the Collection

"Library Accessions", being 24 bound volumes with the original hand-written register of books and serials purchased for the Armour Institute of Technology, and subsequently, for the Illinois Institute of Technology library collections. Dates: 1893-1963.

Dates: 1893 -1963

Crerar/Kemper Library deaccession of Society of Typographic Arts collection, 1977

Identifier: 025.03.07
Description of the Collection

Correspondence file concerning a collection of materials relating to the Society of Typographic Arts which was previously housed in the Crerar/Kemper Library. The collection was transferred to Chicago Historical Society per the correspondence dated 1977.

Dates: 1977

Crerar Library collection, 1962

Identifier: 025.03.05
Description of the Collection 16 mm B&W silent film (3 minutes long) of the move of the Crerar Library collection from its Chicago Loop location to the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology in September 14, 1962 by (Jack) Hallett & Sons Movers. Shows images of trucks being loaded, exterior of Crerar Kemper Library (IIT's campus),and movers replacing shelves loaded with books on the uprights. Two additional vintage film roles believed to be the same film were added to this collection 10/23/2003 (previously...
Dates: 1962

Crerar/Kemper Library records, 1962-1968

Identifier: 025.03.06
Description of the Collection Appears to be a record of book and journal purchases by the Kemper (and/or Crerar) Library on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology. Binder titles, (Materials were found in three-ring binders and were removed to archival folders, one folder per binder.) as identified on the spines, were as follows: Periodicals-1962 Periodicals-1963 Funds- 1961-62 Funds- 1962-63 Funds- 1963-64 Funds- 1965-66 Funds- 1966-67 Funds- 1967-68 Political and Social Science-1965-66 Political and Social...
Dates: 1962 -1968

Kemper Library Handbooks collection, 1971-1976

Identifier: 025.03.02
Description of the Collection

Library handbooks for the Kemper Library, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, for the following years (with quantities): 1971 (2), 1972 (2), 1973 (2), 1974 (2), 1975 (2), 1976 (2).

Dates: 1971-1976

Crerar/Kemper Library records, 1975-1981

Identifier: 025.03.10
Description of the Collection Materials related to the termination of the agreement between the John Crerar Library and IIT's Kemper Library, and plans regarding the future of IIT's academic library/libraries. See below for folder listing. BOX 1 IIT/JCL Lease Library Planning/JCL Materials and IIT Planning Parameters Library Planning Committee BOX 2 J. Crerar Library Library Planning Committee (appointed 2/82) Library Synopsis of NSF Proposal Library Steering Committee LCS Issues 1980-81 Library Correspondence General...
Dates: 1975-1981

Kemper/Galvin Library records, 1982-1989

Identifier: 025.03.09
Description of the Collection Administrative files apparently created by director David Dowell and/or Anita Anderson concerning operations of IIT's academic library, the Kemper Library. Additional found-in-collection materials related to Kemper Library were also incorporated into this collection. See below for folder listing. Kemper Library Dedication Materials, 1963 Miscellaneous Materials, (1946, 1947, 1975) Kemper Library Handbooks (1971-72, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1978-79) Reference Department- Old Memos...
Dates: 1982-1989

Crerar/Kemper Library collection, 1962-1985

Identifier: 025.03.08
Description of the Collection

Wall signage letters (31 letters and 1 directional arrow) of cut aluminum used in the Crerar/Kemper Library ca. 1962 - 1985. Unknown what the letters originally spelled. 15/16" high. Artifact.

Dates: 1962-1985

Crerar Library collection, 1960

Identifier: 025.03.04
Description of the Collection Slides showing various architectural renderings of Crerar Library. Images include elevation, floor and site plans, and perspectives; include working and design drawings. Slide listing as follows: 1998.20.1 Ultimate site plan/design drawing 1998.20.2 Site plan/working drawing showing Chapin Hall 1998.20.3 2nd floor plan/design drawing 1998.20.4 1st floor plan/design drawing 1998.20.5 Perspective/entrance stairs 1998.20.6 Entrance court/design drawing 1998.20.7 Mechanical room/working drawing...
Dates: circa 1960; Majority of material found in circa 1960

Paul V. Galvin Library

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