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Description of the Collection Materials pertaining to architecture and Bauhaus-inspired activities at Illinois Institute of Technology, including the university's architecture and design programs. Items included as follows: Program from the October 26, 1952 dedication of the Chapel of Saint Saviour (Carr Chapel) on the campus of IIT, Two sheets of blank letterhead bearing the printed name Mies van der Rohe from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Chicago office (address and phone on the letterhead are as follows: 230 East Ohio...
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 Film titled "Panel Discussion of the Mies van der Rohe Documentary - Regular or Super." This panel was hosted by The Mies van der Rohe Society, that followed the Chicago premier of Joseph Hillel and Patrick Demers' film "Regular or Super - Views on Mies van der Rohe." The panel consisted of Edward Lifson, Stanley Tigerman, Fred Camper, and Gene Summers with brief remarks by Lew Collens (president of Illinois Institute of Technology) and Donna Robertson (dean of architecture at...
Description of the Collection
Video recordings of architecture lectures and performances from 2011 which were supported by the Mies van der Rohe Society.