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Description of the Collection Materials relating to the operation of the Armour Institute of Technology (Chicago, 1892-1940) library including circulation records, purchases of equipent and furniture, and inventory lists.
Description of the Collection One color postcard of with an image of the Amrour Institute,Main Building, Armour Mission and elevated railroad tracks with platform in the background. Markings on back: No. C307 Published by The Western News Company, Chicago, Ill/Leipzig-Berlin and Leipzig Berlin Dresden/Litho-Chrome/Trade Mark/Germany.
Description of the Collection One glass slide depicting a drawing or engraving of Armour Institute of Technology, Armour Mission, and Armour Flats at the corner of 33rd and Federal Streets. Aerial perspective view from the northeast. Image appears in an article about Armour Institute of Technology in "New England Magazine," May 1899 (or 1897?), p. 356.
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 Collection appears to be the papers of W. J. Parduhn, Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds. Files contain work orders, memos and correspondence, financial schedules, and miscellaneous other materials related to renovations and maintenance of campus buildings. Both old (previously existing) and new (primarily Alumni Memorial Hall, Perlstein Hall, Wishnick Hall) buildings are included. Drawings of the project work are sometimes included. Records appear to concern only IIT academic buildings,...
Description of the Collection The collection includes photocopies of "Centennial Preview" articles related to IIT's history, and a pamphlet with highlights of events held for the celebration. "Converging Visions: The Making of a University," a publication outlining the history of IIT. The collection also includes a 1991 Directory of Overseers, a 1990 program for Centennial Convocation and Inauguration, and a flyer for "The IIT 100" model vehicle race. It also includes an invitation and program for the Centennial Jazz...
Description of the Collection Printed poster with color photo image of Crown Hall superimposed over Main Building by James Haney (I. D., class of 1991); created for the IIT Centennial celebration, 1990.
Description of the Collection Materials related to the designation of Main Building and Machinery Hall (former Armour Institute of Technology buildings) on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology as Chicago Landmarks. Includes the Preliminary Summary of Information submitted to the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, Jan. 2004 (30 pages) and a copy of the May 26, 2004 ordinance which awarded the designation (6 pages). Also copy of notes by Catherine Bruck for suggested edits to first draft of the nomination (3 pages).
Description of the Collection Collection contains Space Use Reports concerning building statistics and campus space use at Illinois Institute of Technology, including the university's Crystal Lake, IL campus. 1. Pure Oil Co. Research Center (Crystal Lake, IL) site plan and building floor plans dated 1961. 2. Campus Space Inventory, being original hand-drawn measured scaled floorplans dated 1967, apparently for every floor of the following campus buildings: Hermann Hall, Alumni Memorial Hall; Civil Engineering...
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