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Alschuler Campus Plan brochures, 1940

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.16
Description of the Collection

Printed brochure published by Illinois Institute of Technology showing the "Campus Plan" (buildings and grounds design) done by architect Alfred S. Alschuler. The campus development proposal included buildings to be used by IIT and Armour Research Foundation.

Dates: 1940

Building Reference files, 1896-2013

 Collection
Identifier: 037.06.01
Scope and Contents The Building Reference Files collection consists of a mix of primary and secondary source material relating to the buildings and campuses of the Illinois Institute of Technology and its predecessor institutions. These files formerly served as "drop files" where archives staff collected clippings, ephemera, and photographs related to the buildings and campus, and as a result, many of the files consist wholly of secondary material (including photocopies and clippings from university...
Dates: 1895-2013

Buildings and Grounds collection, 1937-1956

 Collection
Identifier: 029.03.09
Description of the Collection Collection includes "File # 204" (probably refers to account number), which consists of financial documents relating to landscaping of "A.P.D. Building" (Architecture, Planning and Design, i.e., S. R. Crown Hall). Bulks with purchase requisitions and work orders. Also some bid and work correspondence, including memo signed by Alfred Caldwell.Other materials (probably not originally part of File #204) are photos of campus plans. Included are reproductions of drawings of Alfred S....
Dates: 1937-1956; Majority of material found in 1955-1956

Campus Building blueprints, 1947-2005

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.47
Description of the Collection

16 sets of architectural drawings, blueprints, and plat maps.

Dates: 1947-2005

East Map Case Materials collection, 1892-1988

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.27
Content Description

This collection includes drawings, plans, blueprints, and other materials stored in the East Map Case. These materials are not all from the same source, nor are they a coherent collection by any factor other than that they are all stored together. See folder listings for an inventory of the items in this collection.

Dates: 1892-1988

Gilbert Force correspondence, 1943-1948

 Collection
Identifier: 030.01.04
Description of the Collection This collection consists of correspondence by Gilbert A. Force, Illinois Institute of Technology Business Manager, concerning the financial and accounting matters under the responsibility of the business office during post-World War II campus "rehabilitation" period, circa 1943-1947. The correspondence is with Harvey E. Anderson, Business Manager, Walter J. Parduhn, Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds, and R. J. Spaeth, Treasurer. The collection includes materials...
Dates: 1943-1948

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

Institutional chronologies collection, 1963-1993

 Collection
Identifier: 039.01.67
Description of the Collection Six typed chronologies containing timelines of institutional histories of Armour Institute of Technology (1892 - 1940), Lewis Institute (1896-1940) and Illinois Institute of Technology (1940 - present). Each covers a different time range and each was apparently compiled from different sources, though much of the information is repeated and consistent from one chronology to the next. While many of the events concerning IIT and its predecessors and affiliates listed in these...
Dates: 1963-1993

L. R. Wilcox slides, 1938-1988

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.58
Description of the Collection This collection includes a slide program consisting of 58 slides and accompanying text. The program is entitled The Development of Illinois Institute of Technology Since its Formation in 1940 by L. R. Wilcox. The program was produced in 1977 and revised in 1988. The slide images date ca. 1938-1977. It primarily concerns buildings and locations on campus, lesser information on Professor S. I. Hayakawa's preservation effort for the Grand Theater and jazz lectures, and faculty development under...
Dates: 1938-1988

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Illinois Institute of Technology 8
Lohan, Dirk 4
S. R. Crown Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Schaudt, Peter Lindsay 3
Alschuler, Alfred S. (Alfred Samuel), 1876-1940 2
Alumni Memorial Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Armour Institute of Technology 2
Armour Research Foundation (U.S.) 2
Camp Armour (Wis.) 2
Carman Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Commons Building (Chicago, Ill. : South Wabash Avenue) 2
George J. Kacek Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Gunsaulus Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Lewis Institute 2
Lewis Institute (Chicago, Ill.) 2
McCormick Tribune Campus Center (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Navy V-12 Program (U.S.) 2
State Street Village (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Anderson, Harvey E. 1
Armour College of Engineering 1
Armour Flats (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Armour Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Arthur Keating Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bretz, Harold, Mr. 1
Bronzeville (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Caldwell, Alfred, 1903-1998 1
Chapin Hall (South Federal Street : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Cobb, Henry Ives, Jr., 1883-1974 1
Deakins, Clarence 1
Farr Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Force, Gilbert 1
Fowler Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Hayakawa, S. I. (Samuel Ichiyé), 1906-1992 1
Hermann Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
IIT Research Institute 1
Illinois Institute of Technology. College of Architecture 1
Illinois Institute of Technology. Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Campus 1
Illinois Institute of Technology. Institute of Design 1
Illinois Institute of Technology. Institute of Gas Technology 1
Illinois Institute of Technology. Office of External Affairs 1
Illinois Intsitute of Technology. Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel 1
Johnson, W. Ronald 1
Main Building (Chicago, Ill. : South Federal Street) 1
Materials and Metals Building (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Mecca Apartments (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Mittelbusher & Tourtelot 1
Owens, Ralph G. 1
Parduhn, Walter J. 1
Paul V. Galvin Library 1
Pearson, Lennart H. 1
Perlstein Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Robert A. Pritzker Science Center (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 1
Spaeth, Raymond J. 1
Thomas R. Brown Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
University Technology Park at Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Wilcox, L. R. (Lee Roy), 1912- 1
Wishnick Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Yancey, Jimmy, 1898-1951 1
 

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