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Office of the General Counsel records, 1945-1989

Identifier: 033.01.02

Documents from IIT's Office of the General Counsel, documenting two cases of long-term legal concern to IIT: 1) sex discrimination charges filed by former IIT psychology professor Helen Cohen regarding her failure to obtain tenure in 1971 and her subsequent placement in "terminal" status (1971-ca. 1985; four files); and 2) a file documenting IIT's contractual arrangements with the Institute for Gas Technology (1948-1988). Also present is a copy of the IIT president's report from 1972-73 and a copy of a ca. 1991 IIT promotional booklet titled "Converging Visions: the Making of A University."


  • Creation: 1945-1989
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1971-1989


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Box


Sent to the IIT Archives on November 2, 2010 by Mary Anne Smith, IIT Vice President and General Counsel.


Mindy C. Pugh, Assistant University Archivist, 12/3/2010

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