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Description of the Collection Three pages of blueprints (27 x 41") for the Navy Building (later, Alumni Memorial Hall) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Holabird & Root. Drawings are identified as First Floor Framing, drawing S2; 2nd Floor Framing, S3; and Roof Framing Plan, S4. All are dated 5/17/1945 and are identified as revisions of commission number 7774.
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 publications)...
Description of the Collection Collection appears to be the papers of W. J. Parduhn, Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds. Files contain work orders, memos and correspondence, financial schedules, and miscellaneous other materials related to renovations and maintenance of campus buildings. Both old (previously existing) and new (primarily Alumni Memorial Hall, Perlstein Hall, Wishnick Hall) buildings are included. Drawings of the project work are sometimes included. Records appear to concern only IIT academic buildings,...
Description of the Collection This collection consists of correspondence by Gilbert A. Force, Illinois Institute of Technology Business Manager, concerning the financial and accounting matters under the responsibility of the business office during post-World War II campus "rehabilitation" period, circa 1943-1947. The correspondence is with Harvey E. Anderson, Business Manager, Walter J. Parduhn, Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds, and R. J. Spaeth, Treasurer. The collection includes materials...
Description of the Collection CD-Rs containing media and executable files for IIT Challenge Campaign, a software program consisting of a 4-minute sound and video presentation of five Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-designed buildings on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology. The buildings presented are those to be renovated as part of the multi-year "Mies Campus Project," the ultimate objective of which was to write a group National Register Nomination to include S. R. Crown Hall, Siegel Hall, Wishnick Hall, Alumni...
Description of the Collection Materials related to Illinois Institute of Technology's U.S. Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, which IIT President Henry Heald was instrumental in helping establish during WW II.
Overview Blueprints of three Illinois Institute of Technology campus buildings designed by Mies van der Rohe: Metallurgical Research Building for Armour Research Foundation (later the south portion of the Materials and Metals Building), Navy Building, Chemical Engineering and Metallurgy Building (later Perlstein Hall).
Description of the Collection Collection contains Space Use Reports concerning building statistics and campus space use at Illinois Institute of Technology, including the university's Crystal Lake, IL campus. 1. Pure Oil Co. Research Center (Crystal Lake, IL) site plan and building floor plans dated 1961. 2. Campus Space Inventory, being original hand-drawn measured scaled floorplans dated 1967, apparently for every floor of the following campus buildings: Hermann Hall, Alumni Memorial Hall; Civil Engineering...
- Name: Alumni Memorial Hall (Chicago, Ill.) X
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