The Millennium Project collection, 1999
The Millennium Project was a special edition of TechNews issued on Dec. 6, 1999. The collection includes the two 24-page newsprint sections that constituted the issue, which includes essays and images related to the history of IIT and spotlights numerous people associated with the university. The collection also contains two copies of the CD-ROM version of the Project, a printed invitation to the reception honoring the "People of the Millennium," and a poster with cover images of the Project and project staffers' signatures, and one glass engraved desk plaque recognizing Julia Beveridge as "A Person of the Millennium."
- Creation: 1999
- Illinois Institute of Technology. TechNews (Organization)
Language of Materials
Records are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Available for Research
1 Item : Glass plaque
Biographical / Historical
The Millennium Project was a project of the IIT student newspaper, TechNews, meant as a way to commemorate the new millennium. TechNews staff, headed by Editor-in-Chief Kevin Pei, conceived, designed and conducted the project with Director of Libraries Sohair Elbaz as a project advisor. The outcomes of the project were print and CD-ROM versions as identified below and the awarding of desk plaques to those persons named "People of the Millennium."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 1/4/2000