George A. O'Brien essay, 1999
"Recollections of I.I.T - Class of 1949" by George A. O'Brien, an essay recalling his student experiences at Illinois Institute of Technology. The topics discussed include: "Lucky Sixty" early admission program, Army Student Training and Reserve Officer Training programs, Tech News, Chapin Hall, student life, Bronzeville, the Honor System, blue books (quiz books), test taking, fraternities, the Chicago stockyards, S. I. Hayakawa, E. Gately, Machinery Hall, Marvin Camras, Lenox Lohr.
- O'Brien, George A. (Person)
Language of Materials
Records are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Available for Research
George A. O'Brien was admitted to Illinois Institute of Technology in 1942 in the experimental early admission program. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1943 and later returned to IIT to finish his academic program receiving a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1949.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Was formerly 2000.018.
Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 5/9/2000