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Mies van der Rohe blueprints, 1942-1943

Identifier: 006.06.12
Description of the Collection Blueprints by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe of the (unbuilt) Library and Administration Building designed for Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago). Five pages; 36" x 48"; 1/8"=1' scale. Also included is the original mailing envelope (postmark illegible) with label from Mies van der Rohe's Wabash Ave. office in Chicago, Ill.; package was addressed to William H. Hyde, Jr. (IIT librarian). The five blueprint pages show: 1) North, south, east, and west elevations. 2) Ground level floor plan...
Dates: 1942-1943

Mies van der Rohe blueprints, 1944-1945

Identifier: 006.06.08
Description of the Collection Three sheets of blueprints, ca. 1944-1945, showing floor plans for the (unbuilt) Library and Administration Building on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. 1) Two drawing on the same sheet identified as "Administration" and showing the second floor and first floor with a long narrow central court. Building footprint is shown as 177' x 255'; scale 1" = 20'-0". Drawings show the spaces divided into rooms, hallway, stairs, etc. and identify the...
Dates: 1944-1945

Mies van der Rohe collection, 1938-1980

Identifier: 006.06.24
Abstract Printed program and biography for dinner welcoming Mies to Chicago on accepting the position of Director of the department of architecture at Armour Institute of Technology; Oct. 18, 1938. Letter (and bibliography) from Paige Temple to George R. Bushnell on letterhead from "The Office of Mies van der Rohe"; Dec. 13, 1972. Invitation and donation card to the Mies van der Rohe Lecture Series, sponsored by Illinois Institute of Technology; March 1973. Published brochure and two-page "Building...
Dates: 1938-1980

Mies van der Rohe commencement speech, 1958

Identifier: 006.06.06
Abstract Recording also includes a talk (unrelated to the Mies address) given by Dr. Paul of the University of Chicago Medical School on heart health; ca. 30 minutes long. Talk was possibly delivered at the Museum of Science and Industry, date unknown. The program was part of a "Sunday afternoon lecture series," perhaps sponsored by Illinois Institute of Technology. Transcription of audio tape, Acc. No. 1998.159 Unknown speaker: "Illinois Institute of Technology Graduation Saturday night, Jan. 25,...
Dates: 1958

Mies van der Rohe documentary films, 1986-1988

Identifier: 006.06.02
Description of the Collection

Two video cassettes (VHS format) with clips of news stories broadcast by WBBM-TV (Chicago) concerning Ludwig Mies van der Rohe as follows: 1) "Mies van der Rohe" CBS News Sunday Morning WBBM-TV/Network July 27, 1986 9:00AM 06:07. Probably concerns the 1986 exhibit and catalogue "Mies van der Rohe: Architect as Educator." 2) "Mies van der Rohe-Architect" First Edition WBBM-T/Chicago February 3, 1988 4:30PM 2:07

Dates: 1986-1988

Mies van der Rohe memorandum, 1945

Identifier: 006.06.03
Description of the Collection Memo dated Sept. 18, 1945 to "Professor Ludwig Mies van der Rohe" from S. I. Hayakawa. Concerns a request from COOP magazine for architectural photos to be used in an upcoming article. Typed, unsigned memo is the copy sent to Frank Wheeler in Illinois Institute of Technology's News Bureau with a hand written note by Hayakawa (signed "Don") to Wheeler appended. Both S. I. Hayakawa and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe were faculty members of Illinois Institute of Technology when the memo was...
Dates: 1945

Mies van der Rohe Memorial collection, 1969-1970

Identifier: 006.06.13
Description of the Collection The collection consists of two unrelated audio recordings and two documents as follows: 1) A recording of the Mies Memorial program held in S. R. Crown Hall on Oct. 25, 1969 following the death of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Aug. 16, 1969. The recording includes solo cello performances by Janos Starker and remarks by James Johnson Sweeney. First 4:15 minutes are Janos Starker playing a Bach cello solo. 4:15 - 18:50 are James Johnson Sweeney delivering the memorial. 18:50 - 34:25 are Starker...
Dates: 1969-1970

Mies van der Rohe panel discussion film, 2004

Identifier: 006.06.14
Description of the Collection Film titled "Panel Discussion of the Mies van der Rohe Documentary - Regular or Super." This panel was hosted by The Mies van der Rohe Society, that followed the Chicago premier of Joseph Hillel and Patrick Demers' film "Regular or Super - Views on Mies van der Rohe." The panel consisted of Edward Lifson, Stanley Tigerman, Fred Camper, and Gene Summers with brief remarks by Lew Collens (president of Illinois Institute of Technology) and Donna Robertson (dean of architecture at...
Dates: 2004

Mies van der Rohe photograph, 1950

Identifier: 006.06.30
Description of the Collection

One framed photo of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe reprinted from a copy negative in the Illinois Institute of Technology archives.

Dates: 1950

Mies van der Rohe photographs, 1930

Identifier: 006.06.10
Description of the Collection Two monochrome photos, both oversize and mounted for exhibition. Item .1 is a 45 x 35 interior view of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion and shows white Barcelona chairs and stools, black marble walls, one interior column, ceiling, tile floor, and exterior window walls. The view, with high shadow contrast, shows reflections and images of surrounding sculptures, gardens and structures in and through the glass walls. Markings on back of mount are as follows: Lower left, handwritten...
Dates: 1930

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