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Description of the Collection Film (color and sound) of Illinois Institute of Technology campus and classroom scenes with shots of Chicago. Per Sharp, the film was made ca. 1975, most likely produced at the request of the President's Office. Credits read, "A Film by Charles Dee Sharp, Produced at ID." Sharp taught filmmaking at the Institute of Design from 1965 to 1980.The film opens with a sunrise and a low angle pan along State St. (as though shot from a moving vehicle). Scenes include students in...
Description of the Collection Head shot photos of people believed to be faculty, staff, and trustees of IIT. Also may include some alumni and faculty. Generally both negatives and a contact print included. The majority of the images are unidentified. Identified photos include Andrew, MC; Archambault, Bennett (Trustee); Armington, ?; Armour, Lester (Chairman of Board); Armour, Vernon; Armour, Sr., Philip Barnett, B. E.; Brouse, ?; Budenholzer, R. A.; Burke, Ed; Campbell William J.; Christianson, ?; Cunningham,...
Description of the Collection Seven photographs (4" x 4" each) of the Farnsworth House (Plano, Illinois), designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, while under construction. The photos are presumed to have been taken by George Danforth.
Description of the Collection Materials collected by John Blew that formerly belonged to George Danforth. The collection includes artifacts related to Danforth's time at the Illinois Institute of Technology's College of Architecture, as well as World War II identification tags.
Description of the Collection This collection includes a typed transcript of a September, 2004 interview with George Edson Danforth by three members of the Illinois Institute of Technology staff, Matt Cook, Director of Graham Resource Center, Lorna Shawver and Beth Wittbrodt, from the Illinois Institute of Technology Office of Institutional Advancement. In the interview, Danforth recalls his time as a student under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and reflects on his career.
Description of the Collection Two videos of Chicago television media coverage of the opening of two new buildings on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, State Street Village (student housing/dormitory; architect Helmut Jahn) on July 22, 2003 and the McCormick Tribune Campus Center (architect Rem Koolhaas), Sept. 30, 2003 as follows: 1) State Street Village video includes: NBC 5 morning program with interview of Donna Robertson; ca. 3 min. ABC 7 5:00 p.m. news; ca. 1 min. WTTW 11 Chicago Tonight show with...
Overview Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was Director of the Department of Architecture at Armour Institute of Technology and Illinois Institute of Technology, 1938 - 1958. A series of events was hosted at IIT during the centennial year 1986 which marked the 100th anniversary of his birth. These Mies van der Rohe Centennial records represent materials created as part of the campus celebration events.
Description of the Collection Photographs and audiovisual materials created by or collected by the Illinois Institute of Technology Office of Communications and Marketing. See 2006.031/Series 2 for A-V materials.
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