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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...
Description of the Collection The collection includes photocopies of "Centennial Preview" articles related to IIT's history, and a pamphlet with highlights of events held for the celebration. "Converging Visions: The Making of a University," a publication outlining the history of IIT. The collection also includes a 1991 Directory of Overseers, a 1990 program for Centennial Convocation and Inauguration, and a flyer for "The IIT 100" model vehicle race. It also includes an invitation and program for the Centennial Jazz...
Description of the Collection Materials related to the designation of Main Building and Machinery Hall (former Armour Institute of Technology buildings) on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology as Chicago Landmarks. Includes the Preliminary Summary of Information submitted to the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, Jan. 2004 (30 pages) and a copy of the May 26, 2004 ordinance which awarded the designation (6 pages). Also copy of notes by Catherine Bruck for suggested edits to first draft of the nomination (3...