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Frank Wakely Gunsaulus Society collection, 2006

Identifier: 032.02.12

Materials related to the Gunsaulus Society, a development activity of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago).


  • Creation: 2006


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Folder

Biographical Note

Frank W. Gunsaulus (1856-1921) was an ordained Methodist minister, a noted preacher, orator, educator, bibliophile, document scholar, and pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church (Chicago) where, in 1890, he delivered the "Million Dollar Sermon" which inspired Philip Armour, Sr. to found Armour Institute of Technology. Gunsaulus served as the school's founding president for 27 years. He was a well-known and influential member of the academic and literary communities in Chicago, and the author of books and poems.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2006.033

Related Material

Acc. No. 1998.134/Visions/Spring, 1992 issue.


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 12/12/2006

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