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James S. Montague papers, 1948-1994

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

Janet Nickle collection, 1944-2002

Identifier: 008.03.06
Description of the Collection Materials related to Institute of Design, primarily the text of lectures delivered in connection with the 1948 "Society and Design" seminar. Items include: Reprint: The Task of This Generation: Reintegration of Art into Daily Life by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy; reprinted from the Department of Art Education N.E.A. 1944 Bulletin. Typescripts: Lectures given at Institute of Design: Form and...
Dates: 1944-2002

Jay Doblin papers, 1946-1988

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

John Grimes photograph, 1999

Identifier: 008.01.19
Description of the Collection

Color photograph (6¾ x 9¼") of the former Institute of Design building located at LaSalle and Kinzie Streets, Chicago, taken in 1999 by John Grimes using a digital camera and printed on an ink jet printer. The photograph is signed and dated on back.

Dates: 1999

Kay Burnett papers, 1997-2007

Identifier: 008.01.25
Description of the Collection

Student work of Kay Burnett, Institute of Design alumna.

Dates: 1997-2007

Letter, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy to Frederick J. Kiesler, 1944

Identifier: 008.02.05
Description of the Collection

Three paragraph letter dated Dec. 15, 1944 from Laszlo Moholy-Nagy to Frederick J. Kiesler expressing regrets that he (Kiesler) "Cannot come now" and inviting him to come in May. Context of the invitation is unknown. NOTE: Per an inquiry in July 2004 from Harald Krejci of the Kiesler Foundation in Vienna, Kiesler was invited for a lecture on his theory "biotechniques and correalism" in the 1930s or 1940s. The letter probably refers to that lecture invitation.

Dates: 1944

Listenings collection, 1956-1963

Identifier: 027.10.06
Description of the Collection Listenings was a serial publication of Illinois Institute of Technology described as a student magazine published annually or semiannually, an outlet for student expression, and a creative writing publication.Register if issues May 1956 (vol. 1, no. 1) 2 copies, 1 copy in bound volume December 1956 (vol. 2, no. 1) 2 copies, 1 copy in bound volume May 1957 (vol. 2, no. 2) 3 copies, 1 copy in...
Dates: 1956-1963

Mary Jane King collection, 1948-1971

Identifier: 008.01.21
Description of the Collection Materials collected by Mary Jane King related to her academic tenure as a student at the Institute of Design, circa 1948. Includes a small amount of correspondence from the school, artwork from Norman Laliberte, and three paperback books.It also includes typed and handwritten class notes on abstract art and lectures by R. Buckminster Fuller, ca. 1948 (2 pages). A file of miscellaneous materials related to architecture, mostly newsclippings. Also included with this...
Dates: 1948-1971

Mary Jane King posters, 1948-1971

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 008.01.20
Description of the Collection Two posters, one photograph and one block print, given to Mary Jane King upon her departure from the Institute of Design. Posters contain artwork, signatures, and notes to King by Norman Laliberte, Bill Greer, E. Murray Simpson, Marilyn Knudson, Rick Moore, McStacy Jackson III, Walt Haymes, Eddie Lupein, Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Martin R. Hurtig, George Mitros, Lewis Hill, Burton Meyer, George Josten, I. Bill Gunn, Don Kolsett, James S. Ham, Si Kops, and others. The photograph (8x10" b&w...
Dates: 1948-1965

Moholy-Nagy biographical publications, 1937

Identifier: 008.09.05
Description of the Collection Single issues of two (unrelated) serial publications with articles related to László Moholy-Nagy and the Institute of Design as follows: Printing Art Quarterly and 1937 Exhibition of Design in Printing, Vol. 67, No. 2, 1937, Dartnell Publications, Inc. (Chicago). With articles "A New Instrument of Vision" by Moholy-Nagy, "Moholy-Nagy and the New Bauhaus" by William A. Kittredge, and a facsimile reproduction of the Catalog of the American School of Design. American Architect and Architecture,...
Dates: 1937

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