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Armin L. Schreiber papers, 1916-1917

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Identifier: 002.05.07
Description of the Collection Four items related to Armin L. Schreiber, who attended Armour Institute of Technology ca. 1917. Items include: an unsigned copy of his thesis "Power Consumption Test of a Bascule Bridge" (co-written with Stewart N. Miller); leather bound 1917 AIT commencement program/booklet (2 copies); photo of Schreiber in World War I uniform; fraternity plaque with Tau Beta Pi key symbol and reading "A. I. T. 1917."

Armour Institute of Technology photographs, 1905-1936

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Identifier: 002.07.02
Description of the Collection Display-size photographs of Armour Institute of technology classes, students and faculty. Includes graduating class photographs (composed of individual student photographs) for the years 1905, 1906, 1907, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1931, and 1936. Also, one portrait of academics in academic gowns (probably AIT faculty) including AIT President Frank Gunsaulus, posing in front of the Armour Mission building, ca. 1905. Also, a photograph of a group of students and officers...

Armour War Training records, 1896-1931

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Identifier: 002.01.11
Description of the Collection Records from the Armour Institute of Technology focused on student applications and wartime training courses in Marine Engineering and aviation training. Includes some information of the telegraph, radio, and signal corps trainings as well as materials on the Aviation Reserve Courses, Navy V-5 program, Civilian Aviation Ground School Course, and Naval Aviation Ground School Course. Two folders include rosters of enrolled students, see file level for more details.

Frank W. Gunsaulus papers, 1906-1921

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Identifier: 002.01.06
Description of the Collection Papers of Frank W. Gunsaulus, mostly correspondence to and from Gunsaulus, though it does not appear to be the bulk of his administrative correspondence regarding the operation of Armour Institute of Technology. Lesser amounts of materials related to Gunsaulus' role as a preacher and author, and obituary materials. Box Of particular interest in this series is correspondence re the "Million Dollar Sermon" in Box 1/Folder 5. Correspondence also includes letters to military offices recommending...

John M. Rise papers, 1918 & 1958

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Identifier: 001.04.05
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).

Lewis Institute records, 1827-1984

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Identifier: 001.02.01
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...

Russell Walker photographs, 1917

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Identifier: 002.05.14
Description of the Collection Scans of a photograph album showing images of military training activities at Armour Institute of Technology during World War I. The photograph album was made by Russell Walker, one of the program's enrollees. The scans include identification as marked on the original pages by Walker. The scanned pages contain a total of 25 photos.

Student Army Training Corps photograph, 1918

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Identifier: 002.07.04
Description of the Collection Black and white panoramic photograph of Armour Institute of Technology Student Army Training Corps, Nov. 5, 1918. The photo shows ca. 250 men in military uniform including ca. 48 seamen, one of whom is Seaman Eugene B. Mueser.