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Newsclippings collection, 1940-1999

Identifier: 039.01.72

Photocopies of news items found in various print media sources about Illinois Institute of Technology*.

For the most part, these materials represent articles about IIT in the broadest sense. Articles about specific individuals or activities, to the extent that they were collected and sent to the Archives, may be found in biographical files or topical drop files.

This includes the complete 20-page "Engineering Section" of the Chicago Daily Tribune, published August 22, 1952 in connection with the "Convocation of Engineers," held in Chicago Sept. 3 - 13, 1952. There may be no direct IIT connection with in this item. The collection includes the original of a full page ad which appeared in the Chicago Tribune, on Sunday May 14, 1967. The ad, placed by IIT under the title "Report to the Community" served as public thank you to contributors to the $25,000,000 3-year fund-raising campaign which the university had completed ahead of schedule.


  • Creation: 1940-1999

Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access


Collection Size

1 Folder

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.191


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

35 West 33rd Street | Chicago, IL | 60616