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Armour Institute of Technology records, 1893-1941

Identifier: 002.01.07

Materials related to Armour Institute of Technology and Armour Mission, mostly published materials: programs, serials, reports, bulletins, and essays. Includes information on student life and events, commencements, courses, and academics. Lesser amounts of administrative materials on budgets, school planning, and board of trustees minutes.


  • Creation: 1893-1941


Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

20 Boxes

Biographical Note

Armour Institute of Technology, established 1892, was one of the two colleges that merged to form IIT in 1940. It was founded by local pastor Rev. Frank Gunsaulus and supported financially by Phillip D. Armour, president of the Armour Meatpacking Company.

Arrangement of the Collection

Note that these materials do not appear to reflect any original order, and may not all be from the same source.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.186, 1998.015, 2000.010, 2004.050, 2012.009, 1989.001 (as part of 022.01.03), 1998.028 (as part of 022.01.03)

Related Material

For Armour Mission, see Acc. No. 1989.006., For Henry T. Heald, see Acc. No. 1998.049., 1998.245 Music school materials, 2007.002 Class of 1936 materials, 20060.32 Class of 1942 materials, 2006.019 New England magazine article, 2001.019 Glass slide, 2000.023 Postcard, 1999.023 Photos & certificate, 1998.251 Photo printing block, 1998.243 Fraternity paddles, 1998.242 Fraternity artifacts, 1998.007 Financial records, 1993.001 Clothing, 1992.017 Relay batons, 2003.014 Student record cards, 2002.043 WWI Marine Engineering Program materials, 2002.024 AIT library materials, 2001.017 Student grade reports, RG 028.01 AIT Complex [Buildings]


Mindy C. Pugh, University Archivist, March 12, 2021

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