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Armour Institute Administration and Illinois Institute of Technology Incorporation collection, 1919-1972
Description of the Collection The bulk of the collection consisits of materials, many mimeographic and photostatic copies, related to the founding of Armour Institute and IIT.
Description of the Collection Two black and white professional portrait photographs of students at the Lewis Institute taken by George H Partridge of Chicago. One shows eleven male students, including Walter and Ralph Strong, with a faculty advisor. The other shows six Beta Theta Pho members with winner banner for the Inter-Fraternity Half Mile Relay Race.
Content Description This collection includes drawings, plans, blueprints, and other materials stored in the East Map Case. These materials are not all from the same source, nor are they a coherent collection by any factor other than that they are all stored together. See folder listings for an inventory of the items in this collection.
Description of the Collection Collection includes rolls of as microfilm with copies of records as follows: 1. Faculty Appointment Letters 1965 - 74 "Emulsion No. 788258 64; Use Before Aug. 1980"; number stamped on cassette - 89100. One copy on microfilm cassette; duplicate on spool. Copies of letters signed by deans and others announcing academic appointments and salaries. Apparently in alphabetical order by academic year. 2. Faculty Appointment letters, 1974 - 1975 ...
Description of the Collection One folder of administrative materials related to the writing and publishing of the book titled "The Heritage of Illinois Institute of Technology," a commissioned history of IIT published in 1978, authored by Irene Macauley. Includes correspondence, invoices, and estimates for production costs.
Description of the Collection Embossers and seals for Lewis Institute and Illinois Institute of Technology. The seals are for: Lewis Institute; Julia Beveridge, Notary, Public; Illinois Institute of Technology, Office of Registrar, Armour; Illinois Institute of Technology, Graduation with High Honors; Illinois Institute of Technology, Graduation with Honors; Illinois Institute of Technology Library (2 identical seals).
Description of the Collection Papers relating to Leah Grace Van Blarcom's student days at Lewis Institute, Chicago: three grade reports from 1903 to 1904, a photocopy of her diploma with an Associate in Arts degree, a printed music score for the “Klahowya Two Step” by Jennie A. Murphy published by Joseph Flanner, Milwaukee, Wis., 1904, copy autographed by composer “To Leah”; snapshot-type photograph of a Klahowya reunion, ca. 1930s; letter to Charles F. Beezley from Edwin H. Lewis, 1921; 2 copies of theater program Lewis...
Description of the Collection Navy blue felt banner with ties on four corners, reading "LEWIS INSTITUTE" in white letters. History and use is unknown, but may have been used at school events prior to 1940 or at alumni reunions which continued the dissolution of the school at IIT.
Description of the Collection Grade sheets for Lewis Institute classes: handwritten on a preprinted form that records title, section, term, instructor, students, attendance, and grade. Some contain additional notes about students dropping out or failing, texts used, assignments, or topics covered. Includes classes in Applied Arts, Chemistry, Mechanical Arts, Engineering, Mathematics, English, Cooking, Romance Languages, German, Latin and Greek, Physical Culture, Cooking and Sewing. Arranged chronologically and by...
Overview Records of the Lewis Institute was a technical and professional college that served the greater Chicago area from 1896 to 1940. In 1940 it merged with Armour Institute of Technology to form the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Includes financial and property records from the original bequest up to the founding of the school, and Board of Trustees minutes. Materials reference some other Chicago are colleges, including University of Chicago and Armour Institute of Technology. Student...
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