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Golden Society Reunion videos, 2012-2013

Identifier: 032.01.10

The collection includes video of the Golden Society Reunion Luncheon of September 22, 2012, and September 28, 2013. The 2012 luncheon was held in Hermann Hall. Speakers at this particular dinner included Betsy Hughes and John Anderson, as well as Ray Van Horn, a representative of the class of 1962, and Robert Bonthron, a retired IIT administrator and faculty member. The second disc contains video of the Golden Society Reunion luncheon of September 28, 2013, held in Hermann Hall. IIT Vice President Betsy Hughes served as emcee, with assistance from IIT President John Anderson. Members of the class of 1963 were inducted into the Golden Society on this occasion, and those in attendence were given medallions on ribbons to wear. The group was addressed by Martin Jischke, their class president. Jischke also presented the university with a $100,000 check, representing fundraising by himself and his classmates, to establish the "IIT Class of 1963 Endowed Scholarship."


  • Creation: 2012-2013


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

2 DVD (Digital surrogates stored on Google Drive)

Biographical Note

The Illinois Institute of Technology's Golden Society Reunion luncheons are sponsored by Institutional Advancement and gather IIT alumni who graduated at least fifty years before.


DVD from September 22, 2012 luncheon sent to IIT Archives by John Kazibut, IIT Online, was received as accession 2012.038. The DVD from September 28, 2013 luncheon sent to IIT Archives by John Kazibut was received as accession 2013.023.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital surrogates of both DVDs in this collection have been created for for access and preservation purposes, and are stored on Google Drive.


Mindy C. Pugh



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