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Gene Summers papers, 1990-2001

Identifier: 006.06.34

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 correspondence and other handwritten notes. Also included is a photocopied registration packet for College of Architecture dated 1990, which contains a course schedule and catalog.

The collection also includes branded IIT artifacts circa 2001, including an ice scraper, a cube with photographs of campus, and a slinky.


  • Creation: 1990-2001


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

.5 linear_feet

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2001.046


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

35 West 33rd Street
Chicago IL 60616
(312) 567-5993

Paul V. Galvin Library

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