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Scope and Contents The Building Reference Files collection consists of a mix of primary and secondary source material relating to the buildings and campuses of the Illinois Institute of Technology and its predecessor institutions. These files formerly served as "drop files" where archives staff collected clippings, ephemera, and photographs related to the buildings and campus, and as a result, many of the files consist wholly of secondary material (including photocopies and clippings from university...
Description of the Collection Black & white, silent film identified as "IIT 1956-1957" with images of Illinois Institute of Technology campus and buildings. Original format is 16 mm film; physical surrogate available in BetaCamSP. See staff for access to MP4 video file. Internal evidence very strongly suggests that most of the film was shot in the spring of 1957. Example: I.D. students showing their projects to instructors at mid-point in the film include some who graduated from IIT in mid-1957 (Maureen...