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009/01. Humanities

 Record Group Term
Identifier: 009/01

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

John D. Root papers, 1960-2003

Identifier: 009.01.06
Scope and Contents Academic and professional papers of John D. Root in his capacity as a history professor and chair of the Humanities department at Illinois Institute of Technology. Root received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1962 and his M.A. from Indiana University in 1964. From 1966 to 1968 he served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam, attaining the rank of Captain and receiving two Bronze Stars. Root’s strong interest in modern history was given sharper focus by his wartime experiences....
Dates: 1960-2003; Majority of material found within 1970-2000

Language in Action

Identifier: 009.01.08
Description of the Collection Language in Action by S. I. Hayakawa. Copy of the second draft edition, copyright 1940, published as a softcover, spiral bound book by the Institute of General Semantics, 106 pages, printed on one side only in typescript format. The book is autographed on title page by S. I. Hayakawa with Sept. 26, 1980 date appended. This edition was used by Hayakawa as a text book for his classes; this copy belonged to Hayakawa's student, Robert Bonthron. Also, two mimeographed...
Dates: Copyright: 1940

Kepler in England: The Reception of Keplerian Astronomy in England

Identifier: 009.01.09
Description of the Collection

Kepler in England: The Reception of Keplerian Astronomy in England, 1599 - 1687 by Wilbur Applebaum. This manuscript is Applebaum's Ph.D. dissertation submitted to the Graduate School of State University of New York at Buffalo. Inscribed, bound copy of typescript pages; date February 1969; 222 pages.

Dates: 1969

Illinois Tech Department of Humanities Annual Writing Contest booklets (with winning essays), 2011-2022

Identifier: 009.01.11
Content Description

llinois Tech Department of Humanities Annual Writing Contest booklets (with winning essays). Essays in these booklets are grouped into three categories:the Henry Knepler Undergradaute Prize for freshman essays; the Edwin H. Lewis Prize for Fiction and Nonfiction; and the Molly S. Cohen Poetry Prize.

Dates: 2011-2022

Lewis Department of Humanities Student and Departmental records, 1949-1995

Identifier: 009.01.02
Description of the Collection Student files from the Lewis Department of Humanities, containing copies of correspondence with students regarding their application status, grades, graduation status, and notices of departmental meetings. Also present in student files are copies of letters sent by faculty members to other university offices (e.g. Bursar, Dean) on behalf of the students (re. waivers of fees and/or graduation requirements). Also present are a few files on departmental faculty members, largely regarding...
Dates: 1949-1995; Majority of material found within 1965-1975

Paul Barrett slides, 1998

Identifier: 009.01.07
Description of the Collection

Slides used by Professor Paul Barrett to present the institutional history of Illinois Institute of Technology circa 1998. Primarily B&W historic images reproduced from books (e.g., yearbooks) of historic IIT people, generic campus scenes, and unidentified student activities. About six slides are in color and include a couple of early 1990's buildings and activities.

Dates: 1998

LLP: A Personal and Idiosyncratic History of the Humanities at IIT

Identifier: 009.01.10
Description of the Collection

Monograph titled "LLP: A Personal and Idiosyncratic History of the Humanities at IIT by Henry Knepler"; Chicago, 1988. LLP stands for "Language, Literature and Philosophy," an earlier title of the humanities department at Illinois Institute of Technology, now known as the Lewis Department of Humanities. The account is a personal commentary which recounts and frequently analyses the workings of the department from the mid-1940s to mid-1970s.

Dates: 1988

Humanities Department brochures, 1964-1999

Identifier: 009.01.01
Description of the Collection

1. Science writing/ Science Information program brochure, 1964 2. Technical and professional communication, Department of Humanities program brochure, 1986 3. Technical communication information brochure, 1994 4. iCom internet communication program information brochure, n.d.

Dates: 1964-1999

Writing Across the Curriculum records, 1993-1994

Identifier: 009.01.05
Description of the Collection Packet of documents assembled by Linda Bergmann, Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities, Illinois Institute of Technology, documenting the "Writing Across the Curriculum Pilot Project," of which she evidently was the chair, 1993-94. In an enclosed June 1, 1994 memo from Bergmann to the Provost, Deans, and Department Chairs, Bergmann states that she, Mukund Acharya, and John Way had in the 1993-94 academic year "conducted an ERIF-funded pilot project designed to improve the...
Dates: 1993-1994

Bloo collection,1993-1995

Identifier: 009.01.03
Description of the Collection

Three issues (complete run) of IIT student poetry magazine, Bloo, published by the Humanities Department, Illinois Institute of Technology; issues dated May 1993; 1994; 1995. Soft cover, literary magazine, published for three years only, with poetry, fiction, and images by IIT students and faculty.

Dates: 1993-1995

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