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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Armour Institute of Technology library records, 1909-1940

Identifier: 002.01.04
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.

Dates: 1909-1940

Information Quality: Restructuring the Modern Academic Library for Research Accuracy

Identifier: 009.03.02
Description of the Collection

Unpublished book titled Information Quality: Restructuring the Modern Academic Library for Research Accuracy by Odin L. Jurkowski, May 1997. The work, which had been submitted as a thesis, was not required for Jurkowski's academic degree and it is unsigned.

Dates: 1997

John Crerar Library blueprint, 1961

Identifier: 037.02.19
Description of the Collection

Blueprint Sheet (31" x 47") by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill of first floor (i.e., upper level) plan of The John Crerar Library (later the Paul V. Galvin Library). Job number 5763; drawing number A-2. Scale 1/8" = 1'-0".

Dates: 1961

Kemper and Crerar Libraries Missing/Stolen Books collection, 1953-1985

Identifier: 025.03.12
Description of the Collection

Collection concerns books, manuscripts, and/or documents identified as stolen and/or missing from the collections of the Kemper Library/Paul V. Galvin Library (including the Gunsaulus Rare Book collection) and the John J. Crerar Library.

Dates: circa 1953-1985

Margaret Hardinge scrapbook, 1893-1900

Identifier: 002.05.18
Scope and Contents Scrapbook compiled by Margaret Hardinge, evidently a student in Armour Institute's School of Library Science from 1893 to 1897. Most of the items pertain to the Library Science School, but others document Armour Institute as a whole.1) Brochure, “Academic Departments of AIT; F.W. Gunsaulus, President; 1893-1894"; 2) Announcement “Summer School of Mathematics and Physics” 1897; 3) AIT Dept. of Library Science, 1st entrance examination, 9/12/1893; 4) AIT 2nd entrance exam, Dept....
Dates: 1893-1900

Office of the General Counsel records, 1959-1984

Identifier: 033.01.03
Description of the Collection This collection includes materials collected by the Office of General Counsel at Illinois Institute of Technology regarding the construction and leasing agreement between the John J.Crerar Library and Illinois Institute of Technology for the building which housed the Crerar and Kemper Libraries on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology. It includes historical research regarding the real estate property known as Armour Mission. The library building was later re-named Paul V. Galvin...
Dates: 1959-1984

Sidney A. Guralnick papers, 1976-1982

Identifier: 022.01.02
Description of the Collection Eight binders of memos and correspondence of Sidney A. Guralnick during his tenure as Illinois Institute of Technology's first provost (January 1976-August 1982). In a memo from Guralnick dated 12/6/1979, titled "What Do Deans Really Do?", he himself described his work as consisting mainly of budgetary preparations, campus planning, faculty selection, and optimization of resources. Guralnick's papers show his active involvement in dealing with faculty grievances, including tenure matters,...
Dates: 1976-1982

Paul V. Galvin Library

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