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Frederick K. Richter and Mies van der Rohe audio recording

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.29
Description of the Collection

One 7" reel-to-reel audio tape identified on box as "Richter, Mies, et al". Probably refers to Professor Frederick (Fritz) K. Richter, a long-time faculty member of the Illinois Institute of Technology Humanities Department, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Dates: 1940-1970

Gene Summers papers, 1990-2001

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.34
Description of the Collection Papers from Gene R. Summers, Dean of College of Architecture. The materials are mostly photocopies. The collection includes correspondence to Lew Collens, president of IIT, regarding a living architecture museum at IIT. Also included, are excerpts from "A History of Armour Institute" by James Clinton Peebles (1890) regarding the architecture curriculum, and writings on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and the architecture department. The collection includes a handwritten draft of this...
Dates: 1990-2001

George Edson Danforth interview, 2004

 Collection
Identifier: 006.05.02
Description of the Collection

This collection includes a typed transcript of a September, 2004 interview with George Edson Danforth by three members of the Illinois Institute of Technology staff, Matt Cook, Director of Graham Resource Center, Lorna Shawver and Beth Wittbrodt, from the Illinois Institute of Technology Office of Institutional Advancement. In the interview, Danforth recalls his time as a student under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and reflects on his career.

Dates: Event: 2004; 2007

Mies and Beyond: IIT Alumni Tour

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.26
Description of the Collection Video titled Mies and Beyond: IIT Alumni Tour featuring highlights of a tour by Illinois Institute of Technology architecture students, alumni, and faculty to Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, and Berlin in 2002. The tour was initiated by Robert Babbin '42 and led by Prof. Dirk Dennison. The group toured each location with particular attention to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and other modernist architectural sites. Scenes at the reconstructed Barcelona Pavilion (including Georg Kolbe's sculpture ...
Dates: 2002

Mies van der Rohe anniversary video, 2004

 Collection
Identifier: 006.02.19
Description of the Collection

Video of Mies van der Rohe's 118th Birthday celebration held in S. R. Crown Hall on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology on March 26, 2004. Present in order of appearance include Donna Robertson, Peter Beltemacchi, Jack Bowman, Louis Rocah, David Sharpe, Paul Shaver, Jack Hartray, and Peter Roesch. Speakers, most of whom were students or colleagues of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, talk about their recollections of him. Film produced by Dan Kuruna.

Dates: 2004

Mies van der Rohe collection, 1938-1980

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.24
Abstract Printed program and biography for dinner welcoming Mies to Chicago on accepting the position of Director of the department of architecture at Armour Institute of Technology; Oct. 18, 1938. Letter (and bibliography) from Paige Temple to George R. Bushnell on letterhead from "The Office of Mies van der Rohe"; Dec. 13, 1972. Invitation and donation card to the Mies van der Rohe Lecture Series, sponsored by Illinois Institute of Technology; March 1973. Published brochure and two-page "Building...
Dates: 1938-1980

Mies van der Rohe photographs, 1973

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.05
Description of the Collection Two photographic transparencies (b&w positive images, 11x14") apparently photographed from a printed document showing Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's architecture program, in chart format, proposed for Armour Institute of Technology, Chicago. One image is titled "The Elements of Architectural Form" and identifies the chart (on the other image which is titled "Program for Architectural Education") as being a 1973 recreation, by Frank F. Ake, Jr. of the 1937 original chart (which was lost). Ake...
Dates: 1973

Mies van der Rohe Society collection, 1951-2011

 Collection
Identifier: 032.04.04
Description of the Collection

This collection contains the research material, folders of materials on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe collected on behalf of the Mies Society.

Dates: 1951-2011

Miscellaneous slides, 1955-1995

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.33
Description of the Collection

Photographic slides of Lafayette Park by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1955 – 1963, an unknown female architecture professor and class by David Joel, 1995, an unidentifed male with laptop computer, and students on campus at 33rd and State St.

Dates: 1955-1995

Richard J. Pavlicek photographs, 1949

 Collection
Identifier: 006.06.28
Description of the Collection Vintage black and white photographs of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Illinois Institute of Technology Department of Architecture students, ca. 1949. All photos are believed to have been taken by Richard J. Pavlicek. The photographs include: Five prints of the graduation party for the Class of 1949, which was a class trip to Indiana Sand Dunes for a picnic. The photographs include a group of 21...
Dates: 1949

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