025/04. Galvin Library
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
1) Materials sent to the library's director (David Dowell) from or about Thomas Martin as President, 1978-1987. 2) Materials sent to the library's director (David Dowell) from or about Meyer Feldberg as President-Elect and President, 1986-1989. 3) Materials sent to the library's director (Sohair Elbaz) from or about Lewis Collens as President, 1990-1992. 4) "Financial History of IIT From 1973-1974 Through 1983-1984" being a 14-page typed report with narrative, charts, and graphs.
Two bound notebooks with hand written entries logging the "Description of Problem/Event" handled by Galvin Library computer technicians. Books are titled Larry and Harris, presumably the names of the computers/servers being serviced. Book Larry has 29 pages of entries (1983-1992). Book Harris has only four entries (8 lines total) dated 1992-1995.
Questionnaire distributed by Illinois Tech's Faculty Council and Galvin Library to determine level of use (by faculty and students) and adequacy of the Library's holdings. Collection includes 2 questionnaire cover memos (one to department chairs and one to survey recipients) and survey forms completed by faculty members.
Materials relating to the celebration (Nov. 13, 1995) to mark the 100th birthday of Paul V. Galvin (for who the library is named) and the 10th anniversary of the re-dedication of the building. Collection includes printed invitations, announcements, and posters of the event which included the 1995 Trustee Lecture by Gov. George H. Ryan titled "Illinois and the Information Age."
Four cork coasters, 3.75" square with IIT logo (triangle) incised on it. Reads "Paul V. Galvin Library/Illinois Institute of Technology." Back has felt covering. Artifact. Three labyrinth ribbons (one red and gold, one black and silver, one Blue and gold) designed by Laura Foster Nicholson and Ben Nicholson (design copyright Laura Foster Nicholson, 2002).
Reports compiled and collected by Sohair Elbaz, Dean of Libraries, related to her position on the Academic Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate.
Administrative files of Sohair Elbaz Wastawy in her role as Dean of Libraries at Illinois Institute of Technology. Topics include activities of the Paul V. Galvin Library and university committees on which Wastawy served; ca. 1992 - 2000. The listing of materials and topics below is not comprehensive, but covers the primary subjects.
Three items received by Sohair Elbaz as director of the Paul V. Galvin Library, including two completed forms "Comments to the Director" and a letter from Frank Simon-Ritz, library director at the Bauhaus-Universitat in Weimer.
Materials gathered or created by University Archivist Catherine Bruck (Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago).