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Description of the Collection Transcripts of students attending Lewis Institute, Armour Institute of Technology, Institute of Design, and Illinois Institute of Technology with graduation dates between 1940 and 1960.
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 Converging Visions: The Making of a University, an institutional history of Illinois Institute of Technology, written for popular audience and promotional use. 16 pages; ca. 1990. (10 copies)
Description of the Collection Later, typed copy of "First Twenty Years of Lewis Institute, 1896 to 1916" by George N. Carman, the First Director of the school. The 34 page text describes the Institute’s founding and other noteworthy events in the school’s history as well as Carman's educational philosophy.
Content Description Papers and books by Henry Holmquest on a number of topics, most from the 1940s and 1950s. Also contains one schoolbook from Holmquest’s time at Lewis Institute, and a self-created volume of his early publications.
Description of the Collection Six typed chronologies containing timelines of institutional histories of Armour Institute of Technology (1892 - 1940), Lewis Institute (1896-1940) and Illinois Institute of Technology (1940 - present). Each covers a different time range and each was apparently compiled from different sources, though much of the information is repeated and consistent from one chronology to the next. While many of the events concerning IIT and its predecessors and affiliates listed in these...
Description of the Collection U. S. Army discharge papers - a 1918 "Copy for the American Red Cross File" and a 1958 "Certificate in lieu of lost of destroyed discharge" - for Private John M. Rise, 3 457 282. Inducted Oct. 21, 1918; honorably discharged Dec. 9, 1918. Also what appears to be the panorama-type photo of his unit (photo cannot be unrolled and viewed).
Content Description This collection cosists of copies of Lewis Annual, the yearbook of the Lewis Institute, published almost every year of the Lewis Institute's existence. Yearbooks include information on the graduating class, clubs, student organizations, teams, academic departments, photographs and drawings, and sometimes articles about school activities.
Description of the Collection Partial grade reports for Lewis Institute students with last names starting with N. Pages appear to have been cut in half and only the top portions remains.
Scope and Contents Collection mostly includes materials from Zink’s time as a student at Lewis Institute, with some material from alumni activities. Includes several bound and indexed volumes of articles from technical journals presumably collected by Zink (mostly The Architectural Record), class notebooks with assignments and exercises, and some instructional books. Also includes substantial materials related to Daedalian fraternity, including an alumni scrapbook with correspondence, alumni directory, and...
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