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Overview Various dances were hosted throughout the school year by the Armour Institute of Technology classes. The Freshman Prom was initiated in 1912 by the Class of 1915. A history of the class is included in 1915 edition of The Cycle (school yearbook), pages 51-52. The 1913 edition contains a recap of their Freshman year activities including the dance (page 79), a photo of the dance booklet appears on page 162.
Description of the Collection Black and white film footage of Armour Institute circa 1936-1939. Primarily shows outdoor events, such as sports and games, in connection with the fraternities' annual Circus Day and Junior Week activities. Shows trophy and banners being awarded and defeated team members being "pantsed." The film also includes some interior scenes of labs and science activities. Brief views of staff, such as President Willard Hotchkiss, Dean Henry Heald, and John Schommer, trustees, and others. Exterior shots...
Description of the Collection Composite photograph of the members of the graduating class of 1936, Armour Institute of Technology (Chicago).
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the annual student yearbooks at Armour Institute of Technology published between 1898 and 1940. The yearbook was known by three different titles (see series records): Integral, Senior Class Book, and The Cycle. Contents and organization of the yearbooks vary from year to year as student writers, photographers, and editors chose to include or exclude information of students by class year, members of faculty and administration, academic program, extracurricular...
Description of the Collection Course descriptions and registration instructions for craft and mini-programs for: Fall 1975, Fall 1978, Fall 1979, Fall 1982, Fall 1981, September/October 1981, January/February 1982, Spring 1982
Description of the Collection "Recollections of I.I.T - Class of 1949" by George A. O'Brien, an essay recalling his student experiences at Illinois Institute of Technology. The topics discussed include: "Lucky Sixty" early admission program, Army Student Training and Reserve Officer Training programs, Tech News, Chapin Hall, student life, Bronzeville, the Honor System, blue books (quiz books), test taking, fraternities, the Chicago stockyards, S. I. Hayakawa, E. Gately, Machinery Hall, Marvin Camras, Lenox Lohr.
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 Illinois Institute of Technology yearbooks under the titles Polygon, Integral, and Unified.Contents and organization of the yearbooks vary from year to year as student writers, photographers, and editors chose to include or exclude information of students by class year, members of faculty and administration, academic program, extracurricular activities, student organizations, and sports. Generally, earlier yarbooks include more text and image identification, later ones contain more...
Description of the Collection Issues of newsletters/bulletins published by the Inter-Cultural Center with information about events, resources for foreign students, and calendars. For the following dates: June 12, 1964; July 1, 1964; March 2, 1964; October 14, 1965; March 10, 1966; October 14, 1965; March 30, 1966; October 20, 1966; November 28, 1967; September 22, 1967; Feburary, 1968; March, 1968; several undated
Description of the Collection Materials produced by the International affairs office including: a postcard for International Fest, 2006; flyer for hosting international students; and a booklet of information for international students and staff about living in Chicago; flyer for the International Festival, 1991
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