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In 1986 Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) hosted a celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Events included lectures and an exhibit and catalogue entitled "Mies van der Rohe: Architect as Educator".
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was Director of the Department of Architecture at Armour Institute of Technology and Illinois Institute of Technology, 1938 - 1958. A series of events was hosted at IIT during the centennial year 1986 which marked the 100th anniversary of his birth. These Mies van der Rohe Centennial records represent materials created as part of the campus celebration events.
Administrative file on traveling exhibit (poster panels), Mies van der Rohe: Architect as Educator, developed by Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) in connection with the events hosted to mark the the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Exhibit traveled internationally, ca. 1986 - 1992. A book (exhibit catalogue) of the same title is available, but not included in this collection.
Publicity, program, and printed materials related to the opening of the exhibit Mies in America at the Museum of Contemporary Art, and a March 9, 2002 event honoring Phyllis Lambert.
Video tape of the 2005 Mies van der Rohe lecture "Mies is More - Learning from Mies" delivered by 1991 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Robert Venturi, Nov. 9, 2005 in S. R. Crown Hall at Illinois Institute of Technology in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Crown Hall.
Mies News, being a quarterly newsletter to members of the Mies van der Rohe Society of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago). Mies News was launched with the Summer 2005 issue. Holdings include: Summer 2005, Fall 2005, Summer 2006, Fall 2006, Winter 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010.
Video of Mies van der Rohe's 118th Birthday celebration held in S. R. Crown Hall on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology on March 26, 2004. Present in order of appearance include Donna Robertson, Peter Beltemacchi, Jack Bowman, Louis Rocah, David Sharpe, Paul Shaver, Jack Hartray, and Peter Roesch. Speakers, most of whom were students or colleagues of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, talk about their recollections of him. Film produced by Dan Kuruna.
One poster reading "Mies van der Rohe: Architect as Educator" showing a profile of Mies' head and a reproduction of his signature. The poster was created to promote the exhibit held in Crown Hall on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, June 6-July 12, 1986.
Annotated bibliography of articles and books containing references to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, perhaps created by David Spaeth as research for one of his books concerning Mies. The format is two decks of typed index cards, one deck arranged by date (1930-1979) and the other alphabetical by author, presumably covering the same dates. The bibliography includes references to foreign language publications, but annotations are in English.