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ARF tag

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Identifier: 031.09.01
Description of the Collection Metal tag previously used as an inventory tag on one of several file cabinets used by Marvin Camras at Armour Research Foundation. Reads: "Armour Research Foundation/A1879".

Hall of Fame collection, 1980-2019

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Identifier: 017.01.01
Description of the Collection Materials related to Hall of Fame induction ceremonies of 1981, 2002 and 2015. Folder 1 contains an invitation to the induction ceremony for 1981, which honored inductees Marvin Camras, William F. Finkl, Ludwig Hilberseimer, Weymouth H. Kirkland, Thomas J. Moran, Donald Frederick Othmer, Harris Perlstein, and Dorothy Thompson. A booklet published in 1980 includes brief biographies on each Hall of Fame member. Folder 2 includes printed materials related to the May 21, 2002 dinner event hosted by...

Marvin Camras film, 1940-1963

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Identifier: 031.10.10
Description of the Collection One reel of film apparently connected with Marvin Camras. Tag found with it reads: N/T Rock S4 Z4816 Film 35 MM 1 Reel Hold for M. Cameras" (sic) [Camras ?]. Back of tag reads: Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology. On rusted 10" reel; poor condition - film was warped and damaged (spotted) with no image visible and vinegar syndrome (as of Sept. 2004). At the request of Pres. Lew Collens, this item was sent to Vidipax (New York, NY) for conservation assessment and...

Marvin Camras papers, 1938-1964

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Identifier: 031.07.05
Overview Marvin Camras Papers Acc. No. 1998.053 in IIT Archives/Paul V. Galvin Library/Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago, IL 60616 Finding Guide to Professional Papers (1938-1985) Transcript of Oral History [See Acc. No. 1998.119 for the oral history transcript.] Compiled and edited by Thomas J. Misa, ca. 1985 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: This project began at the initiation of Anita Anderson, Special Collections Librarian at IIT's Galvin Library [since retired].... We are indebted to John Kalvelege who...

Marvin Camras papers, 1940-ca. 1990

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Identifier: 031.07.10
Description of the Collection Various black and white images (prints, negatives, contact sheets) of Marvin Camras, some with wire and tape recorders; some head shots. One shows him in a posed laboratory setting wearing an Armour Research Foundation lab coat. One color slide with TV set. One with Marvin (and Isabella Camras?) holding "Magnetic Society Information Storage Award." (NOTE that additional photos of Camras will be found in other collections. See 1998.053 for complete listing.)

Marvin Camras t-shirt, 1990

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Identifier: 031.07.08
Description of the Collection T-shirt (white with black and red silk-screened image) with photo of Marvin Camras and reading "IIT's Very Own/Marvin Camras/Father of Magnetic Recording." Shirt has been autographed by Camras. Artifact.

Marvin Camras wire recordings

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Identifier: 031.07.07
Description of the Collection 109 spools of magnetic wire recordings, presumed to be test samples for experiments conducted by Marvin Camras while developing wire recording technology at Armour Research Foundation. Spools (3½" diameter) and containers are labeled with various numbers and occasional text; e.g., one reads: 387, W477, 270/1926, HALF to w[?]ear; another reads: No - 208, 1.- B. 90% red., W389. Inventory of Spool Numbers for Acc....

Office of Communications and Marketing photographs and slides, 1975-2004

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Identifier: 036.04.04
Description of the Collection Photographs (prints and 35mm slides), videos, and CDs created or collected by the IIT Office of Communications and Marketing. A selection of topics that are depicted in the images are described at the series level.

Office of Development collection, 1989-1998

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Identifier: 032.09.03
Description of the Collection Five video tapes including campus promotional films, clips of news coverage on local network TV newscasts, and interviews with three students (Erika, Elena Zukowskis, and Amanda Porter) who received the Piper Scholarship, and one on the Stuart School.