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Description of the Collection Materials pertaining to architecture and Bauhaus-inspired activities at Illinois Institute of Technology, including the university's architecture and design programs. Items included as follows: Program from the October 26, 1952 dedication of the Chapel of Saint Saviour (Carr Chapel) on the campus of IIT, Two sheets of blank letterhead bearing the printed name Mies van der Rohe from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Chicago office (address and phone on the letterhead are as follows: 230 East Ohio St.,...
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 Two reports completed by McClier (Chicago), contatining findings on the conditions of two Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-designed buildings on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology: Carr Memorial Chapel (Restoration Assessment, 2001) and Wishnick Hall (Historic Structure Report, 2003).
Description of the Collection Office files created by Illinois Institute of Technology Housing Office. Primarily concerning building maintenance.
Description of the Collection Film titled "Panel Discussion of the Mies van der Rohe Documentary - Regular or Super." This panel was hosted by The Mies van der Rohe Society, that followed the Chicago premier of Joseph Hillel and Patrick Demers' film "Regular or Super - Views on Mies van der Rohe." The panel consisted of Edward Lifson, Stanley Tigerman, Fred Camper, and Gene Summers with brief remarks by Lew Collens (president of Illinois Institute of Technology) and Donna Robertson (dean of architecture at...
Description of the Collection Video recordings of architecture lectures and performances from 2011 which were supported by the Mies van der Rohe Society.
Description of the Collection Two items related to the Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel of St. Saviour: 1) Flyer with brief information about Carr Chapel; probably issued as a publicity piece shortly after the building was opened in 1952. 2) Article by Margaret M. Grubiak, "Educating the Moral Scientist: The Chapels at I.I.T. and M.I.T.," published in ARRIS: Journal of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (volume 18, 2007) (entire volume on file; gift of Margaret Grubiak)
Description of the Collection Presentation-style book apparently prepared and published by the Mies van der Rohe Society of IIT under the title "Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel of St. Savior, IIT," for presentation to donors supportive of the chapel's restoration. Contains ten pages of color photographs of the chapel's interior a brief history of the chapel. The final page reads "Thank you from the Mies van der Rohe Society and the IIT Community."
- Name: Illinois Intsitute of Technology. Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel X
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