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Description of the Collection Materials related to the Illinois Institute of Technology's 75th anniversary celebration in 1967-1968. Folder 1 contains materials related to alumni events, a schedule and reservation form for "Alumni Luncheon Series," and invitation to the All-Alumni Reunion. Folder 2 contains program and some additional information on 75th Anniversary Convocation May 1st, 1968
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...
Overview The IIT Centennial celebration was held from May 1990 - May 1991 with a series of events and activities, and according to the item catalogued here, the establishment of the IIT Archives. The date actually commemorated is the reported date of the "Million Dollar Sermon" which led to the creation of Armour Institute in 1890, and does not, in fact, represent the centennial date of Illinois Institute of Technology as it was formed in 1940 by the merger of Armour Institute and Lewis Institute, both...
Description of the Collection One fabric banner, 31 x 98" long; blue with white lettering reading "Illinois Institute of Technology" and "IIT AT 100". Also, one lapel pin, red enamel on silver; reads "IIT at 100." Artifact.
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 sculpture Man on a Bench by George Segal, commissioned by Illinois Institute of Technology as part of the Mies van der Rohe Centennial celebration in 1986. Most of the materials in the collection are secondary materials or copies of primary documents found in other collections.
Description of the Collection Materials generated by or sent to Mary Dawson as a staff member in the Illinois Institute of Technology office of University Relations. The main topics include 1984 2nd Annual Technology forecast, V-12 Program, Mies Centennial, and IIT Centennial.
Description of the Collection Administrative file on traveling exhibit (poster panels), Mies van der Rohe: Architect as Educator, developed by Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) in connection with the events hosted to mark the the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Exhibit traveled internationally, ca. 1986 - 1992. A book (exhibit catalogue) of the same title is available, but not included in this collection.
Description of the Collection Video of Mies van der Rohe's 118th Birthday celebration held in S. R. Crown Hall on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology on March 26, 2004. Present in order of appearance include Donna Robertson, Peter Beltemacchi, Jack Bowman, Louis Rocah, David Sharpe, Paul Shaver, Jack Hartray, and Peter Roesch. Speakers, most of whom were students or colleagues of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, talk about their recollections of him. Film produced by Dan Kuruna.
Description of the Collection One poster reading "Mies van der Rohe: Architect as Educator" showing a profile of Mies' head and a reproduction of his signature. The poster was created to promote the exhibit held in Crown Hall on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, June 6-July 12, 1986.
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