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David S. Strong papers, 1904

 Collection
Identifier: 001.04.06
Description of the Collection

Two black and white professional portrait photographs of students at the Lewis Institute taken by George H Partridge of Chicago. One shows eleven male students, including Walter and Ralph Strong, with a faculty advisor. The other shows six Beta Theta Pho members with winner banner for the Inter-Fraternity Half Mile Relay Race.

Dates: 1904

Leah Van Blarcom Beezley papers, 1903-1960

 Collection
Identifier: 001.04.07
Description of the Collection Papers relating to Leah Grace Van Blarcom's student days at Lewis Institute, Chicago: three grade reports from 1903 to 1904, a photocopy of her diploma with an Associate in Arts degree, a printed music score for the “Klahowya Two Step” by Jennie A. Murphy published by Joseph Flanner, Milwaukee, Wis., 1904, copy autographed by composer “To Leah”; snapshot-type photograph of a Klahowya reunion, ca. 1930s; letter to Charles F. Beezley from Edwin H. Lewis, 1921; 2 copies of theater program...
Dates: 1903-1960

Lewis Institute banner, 1940

 Collection
Identifier: 001.05.01
Description of the Collection

Navy blue felt banner with ties on four corners, reading "LEWIS INSTITUTE" in white letters. History and use is unknown, but may have been used at school events prior to 1940 or at alumni reunions which continued the dissolution of the school at IIT.

Dates: 1940

Lewis Institute grade sheets, 1897-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 001.02.02
Description of the Collection Grade sheets for Lewis Institute classes: handwritten on a preprinted form that records title, section, term, instructor, students, attendance, and grade. Some contain additional notes about students dropping out or failing, texts used, assignments, or topics covered. Includes classes in Applied Arts, Chemistry, Mechanical Arts, Engineering, Mathematics, English, Cooking, Romance Languages, German, Latin and Greek, Physical Culture, Cooking and Sewing. Arranged chronologically and by...
Dates: 1897-1919

Lewis Institute records, 1827-1984

 Collection
Identifier: 001.02.01
Abstract Records of the Lewis Institute was a technical and professional college that served the greater Chicago area from 1896 to 1940. In 1940 it merged with Armour Institute of Technology to form the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Includes financial and property records from the original bequest up to the founding of the school, and Board of Trustees minutes. Materials reference some other Chicago are colleges, including University of Chicago and Armour Institute of Technology. Student...
Dates: 1827-1984

Raymond Murphy papers, 1904-1907

 Collection
Identifier: 001.04.04
Description of the Collection

Two issues of The Lewis Bulletin from January 1904 and March 1904, along with a report titled “To the teaching force of the institute” about establishing faculty committees and names of various faculty members and instructors.

Dates: 1904-1907

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