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John T. Rettaliata papers,1954-1973
Description of the Collection Mostly typescripts of speeches by John T. Rettaliata during his presidency at Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago), on campus and external. Small amount of biographical materials - cirriculum vita, press releases, news clippings, etc. including 1947 press release concerning civilian service to U. S. Navy during WWII. Also, his handling of students protests campus sit-in following the Kent State shootings, Rettaliata's 20th anniversary as president and his resignation. One headshot...
John T. Rettaliata records, 1948-1972
Description of the Collection
Materials related to John T. Rettaliata during his tenure as the second president of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago), 1948 - 1973. Includes a large number of press clippings, and information for several events including the the 75th convocation and alumni events, and one folder of correspondence.
John T. Rettaliata student protest photographs, 1970
Description of the Collection Photographs of student protests on campus at Illinois Institute of Technology. Seven photographs of the Perlstein Hall sit-in show Rettaliata, James J. Brophy (academic vice president), and several other administrators facing the demonstrators. Thirteen images document a large crowd of protesters seated and standing in front of Perlstein Hall being addressed by student leaders-- some of the speakers were reportedly from Kent State. Fourteen images document Rettaliata's appearance before the...
Melvin T. Tracht papers, 1951-1980
Description of the Collection Appears to be the papers of Melvin T. Tracht in his role as Chief Financial Officer of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago). Bulks with budget materials, much of which is probably duplicated in multiple folders. The folders "Nursing Homes" and "Research Park" files in box 2 concern campus development issues. See folder listing below for other topics. Folder titles: Box 1 (removed from drawer 1) Admissions Tax Continental Illinois National Bank/Chicago-Kent Crystal Lake Property Crystal...
Dates: 1951-1980; Majority of material found within 1963-1980
Miscellaneous Historical Files collection, 1945-1972
Description of the Collection
Miscellaneous materials found in IIT Archives. Their original creator/compiler is unknown and the materials may not all be from the same source. Some may be from the offices of Preseidents Heald and Rettaliata. Others materials appear to have come from the university's public relations office. Some folder titles were found on the folders and others were supplied or supplemented by the processor.
Dates: 1945 -1972
- College buildings 2
- Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970 2
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American 2
- African Americans college students 1
- College buildings--Planning 1
- Commencement ceremonies 1
- Crystal Lake (Ill.) 1
- Degrees, Academic 1
- Demonstrations 1
- Engineering--Research 1
- Fire protection engineering 1
- Fund raising 1
- Illinois Institute of Technology -- Student strike, 1970 1
- Labor unions 1
- Press coverage 1
- Scholarships 1 ∧ less
- Rettaliata, John T., Dr. 3
- Illinois Institute of Technology 2
- Brophy, James John, 1926- 1
- Fowler Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- S. R. Crown Hall (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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