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Melvin T. Tracht papers, 1970-1982

Identifier: 030.04.02

Records of Melvin T. Tracht, Treasurer of Illinois Institute of Technology in his role as a member of the Illinois Institute of Technology and IIT Research Institute Boards of Trustees. Bulks with financial materials including budgets, balance sheets, and annual reports. IIT-related files include executive committee reports, financial committee materials, bylaws and resolutions. Other topics include Crystal Lake property, endowment funds, Institute of Gas Technology, enrollment, tuition, Crerar Library and Oliver W. Tuthill, IIT libraries, Commission on the Future of IIT (COMFIIT), interactive computer system, 77 S. Wacker Dr., and Michael Reese Nursing Program. IIT Research Institute (IITRI) files include budgets and bylaws and monthly statistical reports on personnel, research activity, investments and finances. Other topics include federal income tax case, metals division, Cabrini-Green High Impact Program, research projects lists, policy and objective statement, retirement plan, site visit report, Richard C. Moon, and Clinton J. Grubbs.


  • Creation: 1970-1982
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1976-1977

Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted Collection

Collection Size

2 Box

Biographical Note

Melvin T. Tracht was Vice President and Treasurer at Illinois Institute of Technology in the mid- to late-1970s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.018


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

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

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