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Building Reference files, 1896-2013

 Collection
Identifier: 037.06.01
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...
Dates: 1895-2013

Dan Ryan collection, 1954-1980

 Collection
Identifier: 036.04.07
Description of the Collection

35 mm color and B&W slides of academic and campus development programs at Illinois Institute of Technology. Each title includes multiple slides. Titles were copied from the original containers.

Dates: 1954-1980

Edward Mochel photographs, 1950-1957

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.39
Description of the Collection This collection includes slides and photographs of campus buildings taken by Edward Mochel and an autobiographical chapter covering his years at Illinois Institute of Technology. The collection includes twenty-six color (Kodachrome) 35mm slides dated 1957. The slides depict various academic and residence buildings on IIT's campus, including Main Building and Machinery Hall, Crown Hall, Carr Chapel, and Association of American Railroads, and Armour Research Foundation structures. They include...
Dates: 1950-1957

H. Lennart Pearson photographs, 1950-1959

 Collection
Identifier: 037.08.19
Description of the Collection Black and white photographs (3"x3") of Illinois Institute of Technology campus construction sites, including the removal of historical Bronzeville buildings on campus circa 1950-1959. The buildings under construction include Gunsaulus Hall, Carman Hall, Bailey Hall, Cunningham Hall, Fowler Hall, and the dorms which later came to be known as the McCormick Student Village. The buildings being razed include the Masser Hotel and Brown Hall. The collection also includes Student Independent 2:...
Dates: 1950-1959

Harold Bretz collection, 1957-2000

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.40
Description of the Collection Documents and photographs concerning Illinois Institute of Technology created or collected by Harold Bretz. Series 1, Manuscripts Correspondence (4 pages; 3/28/2000) from Bretz with reminiscences of Camp Armour, the Commons building, and Dean Clarence Deakins. Address given by Clarence Deakins, Dean of Students, (4 pages; April 1958) on the occasion of his departure from IIT after 12 years. Concerns the quality of educations at IIT. Series 2, Photographs 185 color slides (35mm) of campus...
Dates: 1957-2000; Majority of material found within 1957-1986

IIT Campus Aerial photographs, 1940-2002

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.25
Description of the Collection Aerial photographs of IIT's main campus on South State Street and surrounding neighborhoods. Some photos include the Chicago Loop skyline or Lake Michigan horizon. Photos are in print (generally 8" x 10") format for earlier years and 35mm contact sheets (ca. 24 to 36 images per 8" x 10" sheet), slides, and some photocopies for later years. With few exceptions, these aerial survey photos were taken annually from 1940 until ca. 1968 (which represents the final build-out of the IIT campus) by...
Dates: 1940-2002

John P. Makielski papers, 1940-1950

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.41
Description of the Collection

Various printed materials from John Makielski, who served as Assistant to John Rettaliata and as Registrar. The materials relate to the development of the Illinois Institute of Technology campus including booklets, reprints, photographs, and campus plan images documenting concepts of an emerging campus.

Dates: 1940-1950

Office of External Affairs presentations, 1998-2005

 Collection
Identifier: 034.01.02
Description of the Collection This collection consists of oversize presentation boards with images (concept designs, architects' drawings, blueprints) of various physical and architectural development projects on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology and surrounding Bronzeville area redevelopment executed as part of the university's long-range plans begun ca. 1998. Projects documented include the following: Mies Campus (reproductions of historic images), 1941 and later; "Reurbanization", 1998; Main Campus Master...
Dates: 1998-2005

Office of Public Relations records, 1984-1998

 Collection
Identifier: 036.03.09
Description of the Collection Office files of the director and associate director of Illinois Institute of Technology's Office of Public Relations, Sara Stern Fishman and Mary Dawson, respectively. Concerns major activities and programs of university-wide concern having a real or potential public relations impact. Routine office activities (e.g., staff meetings) are not included. Sara Fishman's papers are arranged topically with sub-headings for each topic. A substantial amount of the material concerns the 1990s campus...
Dates: 1984-1998; Majority of material found within 1990-1998

Theodore Cable slides, 1951

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.61
Scope and Contents Fifteen 35 mm color slides of scenes around the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, circa 1951. Original cardboard mounts read: Ansco Color/Processed by ColorLure Inc., Date/Chicago 36, Ill. Images are as follows: five slides of fraternities in the historic mansions on Michigan Ave. during Technorama, two slides of Chicago fire department vehicles near Michigan and 33rd Sts., two slides of historic Armour Institute of Technology/IIT buildings: Main Building, Amour...
Dates: 1951

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