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Real Estate and IRS records, 1918-1977

Identifier: 030.05.01

The bulk of the collection consists of real estate materials and IRS filings. Real estate materials concern mortgages held as investments by Armour and Lewis Institutes and Lewis campus properties with values and maintenance expenses, ca 1938. Includes a Plat map of Lewis campus showing buildings and vacant lots, as well as notes, correspondence, insurance values, and legal descriptions of State St. area properties acquired in 1940s. Collection includes information regarding the Vendome theater and New York Central System railroad. IRS materials include Armour Institute and Armour Research Foundation income tax form 1096 filings for 1925-1938 with faculty/staff salary schedules by name of employee, a payroll schedule for evening and summer school faculty, and correspondence re: Louis C. Monin. Miscellaneous other materials include court documents regarding a suit concerning use of monies in the Lewis Endowment Fund (1940-1948) and an IIT balance sheet and Technology Center Fund list of projects and costs (1948).


  • Creation: 1918-1977
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1920-1939
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1975-1977

Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted Collection

Collection Size

1 Box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.011


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

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

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Chicago IL 60616
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Paul V. Galvin Library

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