Harold Bretz collection, 1957-2000
Documents and photographs concerning Illinois Institute of Technology created or collected by Harold Bretz. Series 1, Manuscripts Correspondence (4 pages; 3/28/2000) from Bretz with reminiscences of Camp Armour, the Commons building, and Dean Clarence Deakins. Address given by Clarence Deakins, Dean of Students, (4 pages; April 1958) on the occasion of his departure from IIT after 12 years. Concerns the quality of educations at IIT. Series 2, Photographs 185 color slides (35mm) of campus development, building construction, properties razed and campus streetscapes. Also, images of Camp Armour, the university's civil engineering surveying camp in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin.
- Majority of material found within 1957-1986
- Bretz, Harold, Mr. (Person)
Language of Materials
Records are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Available for Research
Harold Bretz was an Illinois Institute of Technology faculty member, 1957 to 1986 and Associate Dean of the Graduate School, (ca. 1969 - 86). From 1958 - 1963, Bretz acted as Camp Administrator at Camp Armour, IIT's civil engineering camp on Upper Trout Lake, Wisconsin. He lived in campus faculty housing, apartment 701 Cunningham Hall.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Was formerly 2000.013 and 2003.009
Catherine Bruck, University Archivist February 17, 2000; April 24, 2000