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Armour Institute of Technology collection, 1932-1952
The Armour Institute of Technology was founded in 1893 in Chicago as an engineering school. It merged with Lewis Institute in 1940 and became the Illinois Institute of Technology. The materials in this small collection reflect the strategic planning of the period proceeding the merger.
Chicago German Hod Carriers' Union and Benevolent Society papers, 1846-1958
The Chicago German Hod Carriers' Union and Benevolent Society was founded in 1886. It was a charitable organization and trade union for construction workers of German descent in Chicago. The collection consists of constitutions, bylaws, insurance policies, agreements, contractor's statements, pro...
James Parker collection, 1900-2003
James S. Parker owned the firm Copelin Commercial Photographs that operated continuously in Chicago beginning in 1856. Mr. Parker's association with the firm began in the 1960s, first as a partner, then as sole owner. The collection's nearly 1,000,000 photographic negatives and prints extensively...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Prints and Drawings collection, 1905-1966
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German architect and educator associated with the Bauhaus and the Second Chicago School. He is considered one of the pioneers of modern architecture. This collection of prints and drawings includes prints, photographs, and architectural renderings of furniture.
Samuel Lichtmann Architectural collection, 1929-1969
Samuel A. Lichtmann was a prominent Chicago architect who worked for Holabird & Root and in a partnership with Ira J. Bach before establishing his own firm in 1968. A fellow the American Institute of Architects, Lichtmann served as president of the Chicago chapter from 1955 to 1957. He served as ...
Virginia M. Coleman Photograph collection, 1897-1900
The photographs depict the interior of Virginia Coleman's grandparents' fashionable home located on Chicago's West side at 1688 W. Monroe Street and include those of her mother Margaret Puster taken between 1897-1900. This collection contains photographs.