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Campus and South Side Development posters, 1989-1999

 Collection
Identifier: 037.06.03
Description of the Collection

Oversize mounted posters used in connection with the campus redevelopment program at Illinois Institute of Technology in the 1990s. Lesser numbers of the posters deal with the development of the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago's South Side adjacent to the university's campus, and the university's downtown campus. Posters group into five series: I) Main Campus II) Landscaping III) McCormick Tribune Campus Center IV) Downtown Campus V) Chicago South Side Development

Dates: 1989-1999

Charles A. Sengstock, Jr. papers, 1960-2000

 Collection
Identifier: 031.07.04
Description of the Collection Collection of articles authored by Charles A. Sengstock, Jr. for the Armour Research Foundation newsletter concerning jazz clubs, theaters, and historic buildings on the south side of Chicago in the 1940s and 1950s. Items included in the collection: ARF News (photocopy), Dec. 1959; article on Mecca Flats ARF News (photocopy), Jan., 1960; article on Arcade building (AKA Jesse Binga Bank building) ARF News (photocopy), March, 1960; article on the Vendome Theater ARF News, April-May, 1960;...
Dates: 1960-2000

Commons Commentary collection, 1971-1973

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.04
Description of the Collection

One issue (1971) of Commons Commentary, a newsletter of the South Commons residential community on the Near South side of Chicago. Also a 1973 reference to the newsletter, noting that it was merging into the Hyde Park Herald.

Dates: 1971-1973

Dan Ryan collection, 1954-1980

 Collection
Identifier: 036.04.07
Description of the Collection

35 mm color and B&W slides of academic and campus development programs at Illinois Institute of Technology. Each title includes multiple slides. Titles were copied from the original containers.

Dates: 1954-1980

Edward Mochel photographs, 1950-1957

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.39
Description of the Collection This collection includes slides and photographs of campus buildings taken by Edward Mochel and an autobiographical chapter covering his years at Illinois Institute of Technology. The collection includes twenty-six color (Kodachrome) 35mm slides dated 1957. The slides depict various academic and residence buildings on IIT's campus, including Main Building and Machinery Hall, Crown Hall, Carr Chapel, and Association of American Railroads, and Armour Research Foundation structures. They include...
Dates: 1950-1957

F. Peter Weil photographs, 1952-1964

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.18
Abstract

Photographic works by F. Peter Weil.

Dates: 1952-1964

Fund Raising Brochures collection, 1941-1950

 Collection
Identifier: 032.02.21
Description of the Collection The collection consists of booklets created as promotional and fund raising materials for distribution to businesses and entrepreneurs soliciting funds for the development of the new campus buildings and academic programs of Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Beginning with a formal "program and plan" drawn up by the school's Board of Trustees, the booklets includes campus master plans, building designs, and projected costs which are revised in response to the United States' entry...
Dates: 1941-1950

H. Lennart Pearson photographs, 1950-1959

 Collection
Identifier: 037.08.19
Description of the Collection Black and white photographs (3"x3") of Illinois Institute of Technology campus construction sites, including the removal of historical Bronzeville buildings on campus circa 1950-1959. The buildings under construction include Gunsaulus Hall, Carman Hall, Bailey Hall, Cunningham Hall, Fowler Hall, and the dorms which later came to be known as the McCormick Student Village. The buildings being razed include the Masser Hotel and Brown Hall. The collection also includes Student Independent 2:...
Dates: 1950-1959

Harold Bretz collection, 1957-2000

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.40
Description of the Collection Documents and photographs concerning Illinois Institute of Technology created or collected by Harold Bretz. Series 1, Manuscripts Correspondence (4 pages; 3/28/2000) from Bretz with reminiscences of Camp Armour, the Commons building, and Dean Clarence Deakins. Address given by Clarence Deakins, Dean of Students, (4 pages; April 1958) on the occasion of his departure from IIT after 12 years. Concerns the quality of educations at IIT. Series 2, Photographs 185 color slides (35mm) of campus...
Dates: 1957-2000; Majority of material found within 1957-1986

Harper's Magazine, vol. 201, no. 1207

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.13
Description of the Collection

December 1950 issue of Harper's Magazine (vol. 201, no. 1207) containing an article (pp.86-97) titled "The Strangest Place in Chicago" by John Bartlow Martin which describes life in the Mecca apartment building at 34th and State streets.

Dates: 1950

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Sonoc/Hutter/Lee, Ltd. 1
South Commons (Apartments : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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State Street Village (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Tolliver, Jerel 1
Tribune Tower (Chicago, Ill.) 1
University Technology Park at Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Vendome Theater (State Street : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Weil, F. Peter 1
Williams & Meyer Co. 1
Wishnick Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
Yearby, Gloria 1
 

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