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Charles L. Owen papers, 1980-1993

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.14
Description of the Collection Eight reports and associated public relations materials authored or edited by Charles L. Owen concerning four class projects he directed as a professor in Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute of Design. The projects include Project Phoenix, Aquatecture, Aerotecture, and Nanoplastics. The reports included are listed as follows: Project Phoenix: Macro-Design Proposals for Confronting Global...
Dates: 1980-1993

Charles L. Owen presentation, 2010

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.15
Abstract

This material was created as a slide program presented by Charles L. Owen as the 3rd Annual IIT Archives Lecture (Oct. 28, 2010).

Dates: 2010

Dan Kuruna collection, 1960-2010

 Collection
Identifier: 008.05.08
Description of the Collection

Collection consists of three series: 1) Historic Institute of Design poster images digitized by Dan Kuruna for preservation purposes; 2) Material related to an ID class taught by Dan Kuruna in 1997; 3) Digital recordings made by Dan Kuruna of interviews conducted in connection with the 2009-2010 "Living Modern" exhibit at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (co-sponsored by Illinois Institute of Technology).

Dates: 1960-2010; Majority of material found within 1960-1969

House of the Future collection, 1983

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.13
Description of the Collection

Set of six posters (white printed in black; 33¼ x 23½") detailing the House of the Future design submitted by Institute of Design students to the Japan Design Foundation's First International Design Competition in 1983. The ID team design won the Grand Prize. Project was supervised by ID faculty member Charles L. Owen.

Dates: 1983

Institute of Design class projects, 1954-1959

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.10
Description of the Collection

Twelve books, each being a hand-made volume by an Institute of Design student. Books were made as class projects for Visual Design classes, probably in connection with either typography or book design assignments. All titles include original artwork; some also include original text. Books were apparently done in short runs of 200 or less.

Dates: 1954-1959

Institute of Design library pamphlets, 1930-1960

 Collection
Identifier: 008.09.02
Description of the Collection The materials in this collection are pamphlet files from the Institute of Design library, being primarily printed matter in brochure or booklet format. Some tear sheets and single-page items are included. The materials are in folders by topic (e.g., typography, posters, photographers, etc.) and show former catalog numbers in some cases. The collection appears to be materials assembled by ID as examples and for research of the topics as identified by the folder titles, probably intended for...
Dates: 1930-1960

Institute of Design records, 1937-ca. 1962

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.01
Abstract This collection documents the activities of Institute of Design and its predecessor schools, ca. 1937 to ca. 1955. It encompasses the academic and creative materials of the New Bauhaus, Chicago School of Design, and the Institute of Design. The collection includes academic catalogues, class and school activities announcements, biographical materials on faculty and students, examples of artistic works, exhibit catalogues and announcements of student, alumni professional activities,...
Dates: 1937-1962

Institute of Design records, ca. 1960-1990

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.03
Abstract This collection is one of three primary collections which document the activities of Institute of Design, IIT's School of Design. The three collections represents official records of the school created and saved as administrative records of the school. The three collections are Acc. No. 1998.031, Acc. No. 2005.017, and Record Group 6.2. __The Record Group number 6.1 has been reserved for collection 1998.031 pending its re-cataloguing with that number. Acc. No. 2005.017 (which is not yet...
Dates: 1960-1990

James S. Montague papers, 1948-1994

 Collection
Identifier: 008.02.04
Description of the Collection

Materials concerning the Institute of Design collected by James S. Montague during his tenure as a faculty member and director of the school. The collection includes special publications, historical items, documents and communications, and mainly printed ephemera and publications by the Institute of Design.

Dates: 1948-1994; Majority of material found within 1950-1978

Jay Doblin papers, 1946-1988

 Collection
Identifier: 008.02.03
Description of the Collection The Jay Doblin collection is heavily composed of graphic materials and photo prints, much of it generated in support of his “One Hundred Great Product Designs” research (and subsequent books). But it also amply documents the Institute of Design, with files on student projects/theses, various courses (including some syllabi), space station designs from 1986, Ken Isaccs and his Knowledge Box, and clipping files (mainly from Chicago newspapers) on notable ID achievements (especially student...
Dates: 1946-1988

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