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Mervin W. LaRue, Jr. papers, 1944-2005

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.02
Description of the Collection The LaRue collection consists almost entirely of file materials that document LaRue's careers at Bell & Howell, Stewart-Warner, Ampex, and his own consulting firm. These include business directories from the various companies; organizational charts; annual reports; miscellaneous company printed items including objects; project reports on various products that LaRue was developing; internal corporate correspondence and memos; and business cards that LaRue had collected from around the...
Dates: 1944-2005

Michael Abramson papers, 1974-2011

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.42
Content Description

This collection consists of photographic negatives and digital files of Michael Abramson (1948-2011), an IIT alumnus (M.A. in photography, Institute of Design, 1977), including freelance/contractual work. The collection includes 349 digital images comprising 15 sets of "Camera Night" photos from the Festival Strip Club in Chicago, 1979.

Dates: 1974-2011

Mies van der Rohe memorandum, 1945

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.03
Description of the Collection Memo dated Sept. 18, 1945 to "Professor Ludwig Mies van der Rohe" from S. I. Hayakawa. Concerns a request from COOP magazine for architectural photos to be used in an upcoming article. Typed, unsigned memo is the copy sent to Frank Wheeler in Illinois Institute of Technology's News Bureau with a hand written note by Hayakawa (signed "Don") to Wheeler appended. Both S. I. Hayakawa and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe were faculty members of Illinois Institute of Technology when the memo was...
Dates: 1945

Nathan Lerner photographs, 1935-1980

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 038.01.44
Content Description Photographic prints, including prints made by Nathan Lerner of photographs from his time as an Institute of Design student and faculty member, as well as collaborative photographs with Henry Holmes Smith printed by Smith's son, Theodore R.M. Smith. Also included are 12 oversized reprints from a Chicago Cultural Center exhibit of Lerner's work and a single print of a photograph by Institute of Design alumnus Ishimoto Yasuhiro. Some of the matted prints appear to be part of the protfolio...
Dates: 1935-1980; Majority of material found within 1935-1946

Student Independent

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.08
Description of the Collection Two issues of Student Independent (number 8, Fall 2001 - Spring 2002 and number 9, Fall 2002 - Spring 2003) described in volume 8 as "...a series of student-produced portfolios that bring together recent examples of innovative and creative course work form the student body at the Institute of Design. Uncurated, this collection is meant as a record of student work, providing insight into the diverse approaches and design solutions of those pursuing masters degrees (MDES) in the areas of...
Dates: 2003-2004

Student Independent 2: Photographic Issue

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.11
Description of the Collection Student Independent 2: Photographic Issue is a portfolio of prints created in 1957 from photographs taken by Institute of Design students and faculty. The portfolio is complete with original cover/jacket and 29 prints. Also includes an information bi-fold with essay by Aaron Siskind, list of contents, and credits page. Work was dedicated to the memory of Frank Barr. Includes works by: Tom Rago, Michitaka Yoshioka, Rodney Hatanaka, Joseph Jachna, Art Sinsabaugh, Robert Knille, Kazimir...
Dates: 1957

The Multiple Image: Photographs by Harry Callahan

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.09
Description of the Collection

The Multiple Image: Photographs by Harry Callahan, being a softbound publication of The Press of The Institute of Design (Chicago, 1961) containing 18 (cover and 17 interior images) black and white multiple-exposure plates. Chicago: The Press of The Institute of Design. 1961. (First edition). Thin square octavo. Pictorial wraps. Wraps have some light soiling.

Dates: 1961

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