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Henry Linden Tribute Dinner tapes, 2000

Identifier: 024.09.01

Materials related to a tribute dinner hosted by Illinois Institute of Technology on Oct. 5, 2000 to celebrate Henry R. Linden and to announce the Henry R. Linden Endowed Chair in Chemical and Environmental Engineering in recognition of Linden's work in industrial ecology and design and sustainable global energy, particularly in the promotion of development of natural gas as an energy source. Materials in the collection include: One folder with three documents -- one-page professional biography of Linden; draft of the event invitation; four-page guest list. Video: "Henry Linden Tribute Dinner" Video includes remarks by: Lewis Collens, President of IIT, reading the resolution from the IIT Board of Trustees; Roger W. Sant, chairman of AES Corp.; John Sachs, J. P. Sachs Assoc.; Ted Hecht, Amoco; Hamid Arastoopour, IIT; and Henry Linden. Tributes read from those not in attendance include: John Bowen, Gas Research Institute; Kenneth Lay, Enron; William McCormick, CMS Engineering; and Ron Kuehn, El Paso Energy. Video quality is not very good, but nice images of Henry and Natalie Linden. Ca. 55 minutes.


  • Creation: 2000


Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

3 Items (tapes)

Biographical Note

Henry Linden was a faculty member in the Chemical and Environmental Engineering, having joined the IIT faculty in 1954. He has been associated with the Institute of Gas Technology, the Gas Research Institute, and Gas Developments Corp. Linden served as IIT interim president from July 1989 - June 1990. The Henry R. Linden Endowed Chair in Chemical and Environmental Engineering was the first endowed chair created under the IIT Challenge Grant. Funding was provided in part by AES Corp., Kenneth and Linda Lay, and Unicom.


Formerly 2002.007


Only known copies of these materials in the Archives.


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 3/29/2002

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