Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Description of the Collection One issue of Aperture magazine, Vol. 9, No. 2, 1961, featuring work of five Institute of Design students. The issue is titled "Five Photography Students from the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology." (Alternated title on cover : ID 5 Students IIT.) Students featured are: Ken Josephson, Joseph Sterling, Charles Swedlund, Ray K. Metzker, Joseph Jachna. Several pages of photos by each student are included as well as introductory text by each student. Volume also includes an...
ARF photo prints and negatives, 1951-1964
Description of the Collection Negatives and contact prints of black and white images documenting scientists and research projects of Armour Research Foundation (later, IITRI). Negatives are 2¼" sq. and 4x5" and are housed in paper envelopes with numbers corresponding to the images in the index list below. Negatives also have an inventory number (3 or 4 digits) which is different from that on the envelope. This appears to be a earlier...
Damon C. Fuller, Jr. photographs, 1967-1970
Description of the Collection Photographs from the estate of Damon C. Fuller, Jr. The collection includes a selection of unmounted black & white images (contact sheets and 8 x 10" prints) apparently taken by Fuller, perhaps as assignments for classes taught by Aaron Siskind and/or Arthur Siegel. Subject matter includes people (senior citizens, i.e. "Old Age"?), 1968 Democratic Convention and 1969 Moratorium, nudes, and one possible image of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The collection also includes the student...
Howard LeVant papers, 1950-2020
Scope and Contents The Howard LeVant Papers consist almost entirely of photographs; of those, most are the final versions of his work for clients. The great majority of the prints are mounted on white foam core boards for protection and for ease of transport and display to clients.The first and largest series, Photographs, is divided into five subseries that reflect the major periods of LeVant’s commercial career: the King firm in Cleveland, Shigeta-Wright in Chicago; LeVant/Ditlove in Chicago;...
Institute of Design printed material, 1955-2020
Description of the Collection Collection of miscellaneous materials relating to the Institute of Design. Consists primarily of printed materials produced as mailings, program announcements, etc. Also to be found in this collection, a photocopy of "Student Independent 3" being described as "10 mounted photographs with introduction by Frederick Sommer, and photos by Ray Metzker, Joseph Jackna, Joseph Sterling, Don Seiden, Charles Swedlund, Robert Tanner, Paul Zakoian (and others?); portfolio design by Gus Methe". Portfolio...
Institute of Design records, 1937-ca. 1962
Abstract This collection documents the activities of Institute of Design and its predecessor schools, ca. 1937 to ca. 1955. It encompasses the academic and creative materials of the New Bauhaus, Chicago School of Design, and the Institute of Design. The collection includes academic catalogues, class and school activities announcements, biographical materials on faculty and students, examples of artistic works, exhibit catalogues and announcements of student, alumni professional activities,...
Jay Doblin papers, 1946-1988
Description of the Collection The Jay Doblin collection is heavily composed of graphic materials and photo prints, much of it generated in support of his “One Hundred Great Product Designs” research (and subsequent books). But it also amply documents the Institute of Design, with files on student projects/theses, various courses (including some syllabi), space station designs from 1986, Ken Isaccs and his Knowledge Box, and clipping files (mainly from Chicago newspapers) on notable ID achievements (especially student...
Marvin E. Newman Exhibit catalog, 2002
Description of the Collection
Three copies of the exhibit catalogue The Face of Sport which accompanied the showing of Marvin Newman photographs at The Steven Daiter Gallery, May 31 - August 3, 2002. Contains an essay by Al Silverman about Newman's work. Tear sheets (cover, index page, and pp. 18 - 21) from Zoom magazine, ("Tips Images" Special Issue, January 2004) with Marvin Newman interview and images.
Michael Abramson papers, 1974-2011
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.
Mies van der Rohe memorandum, 1945
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...
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