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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

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

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

John T. Rettaliata enrollment slides, 1947-1959

 Collection
Identifier: 024.05.04
Description of the Collection Five lantern slides. Four show graphs of undergraduate, graduate and total enrollments at Illinois Institute of technology (Chicago) for day, evening, and combined programs, 1947 - 1959. Slide 1 Day enrollment Slide 2 Evening enrollment Slide 3 Total enrollment Slide 4 Combined graphs Slide 5 is a campus site plan being an aerial view of campus and surrounding area. The campus area has been highlighted and colored indicating "Old buildings in use" and "New construction completed". Image...
Dates: 1947-1959

Office of External Affairs presentations, 1998-2005

 Collection
Identifier: 034.01.02
Description of the Collection This collection consists of oversize presentation boards with images (concept designs, architects' drawings, blueprints) of various physical and architectural development projects on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology and surrounding Bronzeville area redevelopment executed as part of the university's long-range plans begun ca. 1998. Projects documented include the following: Mies Campus (reproductions of historic images), 1941 and later; "Reurbanization", 1998; Main Campus Master...
Dates: 1998-2005

University Statistics and History slides, 1940-1955

 Collection
Identifier: 039.01.40
Description of the Collection Glass slides apparently used in two early presentations about IIT. Slides were found in a drawer with two empty slide boxes labeled as follows: 1) Complete set used for UET presentation; 2) Used 6-4-40 Alumni Banquet. Images include photographs and drawings of Mies-designed buildings on IIT campus (probably taken by Hedrich-Blessing), aerial photographs and diagrams of campus and surrounding Bronzeville neighborhood, graphs & charts with statistical information regarding...
Dates: circa 1940 -1955

W. Ronald Johnson slides, 1955

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.62
Description of the Collection Thirty-four 35mm color transparency slides, ca. 1955, documenting buildings and street scenes on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus. Includes views of Gunsaulus Hall and apartment buildings, Crown Hall, Carr Chapel, landscaping, parking lots, historic buildings, research buildings (possibly the Association of American Railroads), classroom buildings, etc. All are exterior shots, most are long distance views, and some are images apparently taken from the upper stories of the...
Dates: 1955

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Peter Lindsay Schaudt Landscape Architecture, Inc. 1
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