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Armour Research Foundation Collection, ca. 1940-1964

Armour Research Foundation (ARF) was one of the first private, not-for-profit contract research laboratories in the United States. Begun in Chicago in 1936 by Armour Institute of Technology (AIT), ARF was acquired by Illinois Institute of Technology in 1940 when IIT was created by the merger of A...

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Arthur Siegel photograph collection, [ca. 1930-1969]

Photographs by professional photographer Siegel of people, places and events in the Chicago area. Primarily consists of photographs by Siegel and other photographers taken for the book, Chicago's Famous Buildings. Includes photographic work for Chicago area businesses--mostly individual or group ...

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Arthur Siegel photograph collection, supplement 1, [1930-1960]

A collection of photographs, negatives, slides and related materials from the estate of Chicago photographer Arthur Siegel.

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Arthur Siegel photograph collection, supplement 2, [1950-1969]

Photographs by professional photographer Siegel who acted as a free-lance photographer for Time, Inc. Includes portrait photographs of celebrated people, and views of Chicago area corporations and institutions.

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Beatrijs Kuyck-Hechtermans photograph collection, [ca. 1951-1952]

Images made by Kuyck-Hechtermans while she was a graduate student at the Institute of Design in Chicago (Ill.), including architectural views. Topics include Maxwell Street, Mies van der Rohe's 860 N. Lake Shore Drive apartment buildings, the Chicago River, Lincoln Park, Lake Shore Drive, lakefro...

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Brenner Danforth Rockwell Records, 1957-1988

Architectural project files, award submissions, correspondence, architectural drawings, photographs, and slides documenting the work of the Chicago architectural partnership of Daniel Brenner, George Danforth, and H.P. Davis "Deever" Rockwell.

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Bronzeville Collection, 1925-2000

Bronzeville is the name used to identify the historically African American community in which Illinois Institute of Technology is located on the south side of Chicago. The area roughly encompasses the three neighborhoods officially identified as Douglas,Grand Boulevard, and Kenwood.

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Connie Moran collection of visual materials, ca. 1917-1939.

Pen and ink and portfolio of printed illustrations of Chicago artist Moran generally depict children and animals in fanciful situations suitable for children's literature. Includes a few illustrations for the book "When Ester was a little girl." Pencil and watercolor sketches from a trip to Franc...

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Daniel Brenner (1917-1977) Papers, 1947-1986

Architectural project and exhibition files, award submissions, financial and biographical data, photographs, and slides documenting the career of Chicago architect Daniel Brenner.

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Elmer Ray Pearson papers, 1929-1986, bulk 1939-1984

The Elmer Ray Pearson papers were acquired by the Chicago Historical Society in 1991, from Elmer Ray Pearson’s sons, Per and Lars. The collection was accumulated by Ray Pearson through the years he was associated with the New Bauhaus, School of Design, and Institute of Design at the Illi...

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Eugene Dana collection of visual materials, 1938-1963, bulk 1948-1955.

Collection of lantern slides and typographic samples from the collection of Eugene Dana, artist and faculty member at the Chicago's Institute of Design (ID) and University of Illinois at Chicago. Primarily consists of lantern slides used by ID for study and teaching (1938-1963), and slides create...

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Franz Lipp collection of visual materials, ca. 1950-1951.

Photographs, by Chicago area landscape designer Lipp, of animal bone, skull, and horn remains in Yellowstone National Park. Includes views of a 1951 exhibition designed by John Walley at the Art Institute of Chicago for Lipp's Yellowstone photographs of animals, trees and natural phenomena, such ...

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Gordon Coster photograph collection, [approximately 1920-1985]

Photographs, primarily by commercial photographer Gordon Coster of Chicago (Ill.). Includes advertising work for Marshall Field & Company, documentary photography for magazines such as Time, Life, Fortune, Holiday, Ladies Home Journal, Scientific American, and a number of corporate publications. ...

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Gordon Martin design collection, 1954-1957

Gordon Martin was a designer and teacher in Chicago during the 1950's and 1960's, and he maintained printing offices at 1352 North LaSalle and 448 Grant Place. This collection contains materials designed by Martin and materials from STA events. Materials primarily include broadsides, posters and ...

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Heald, Henry T.; Papers, 1920-1953

Collection represents primarily the activities of Henry T. Heald as president of Armour Institute of Technology and Illinois Institute of Technology, but may also include materials related to his role as Dean of AIT and a professor of engineering.

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IIT Research Institute (IITRI) Collection, 1936-2002

Armour Research Foundation (ARF) was one of the first private, not-for-profit contract research laboratories in the United States. Begun in Chicago in 1936 by Armour Institute of Technology (AIT), ARF was acquired by Illinois Institute of Technology in 1940 when IIT was created by the merger of A...

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Institute of Design collection, 1927-1970

The Institute of Design was an attempt by a group of European artists to transplant the revolutionary artistic concepts of the German Bauhaus into America's industrial heartland. These records pertain to the establishment of the Institute of Design in Chicago, Illinois under the direction of Lasz...

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James Prestini collection of Frank Barr designs, [ca. 1940-1969]

Graphic designs for cards, stationery and invitations to gallery openings designed by typographer and printer Barr who was on the faculty of the Institute of Design.

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A. James Speyer (1913-1986) Collection, 1931-1996

Drawings, photographs, and printed papers documenting the architectural and curatorial work of Chicago architect A. James Speyer. Also included are candid photographs and some material collected as a result of Speyer's associations with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and the Illino...

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Jano Walley collection of visual materials, 1950-1969.

Photographs of art work by Jano Walley (also known as Jane Walley) include ceramics (teacups, dishes, and decorative art objects with non-objective glaze designs); jewelry (primarily bracelets, necklaces and earrings of twisted wire, metal and beads); and a few decorative metal sculptures.

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John Walley visual materials, 1937-1974

Black-and-white photographic prints (approximately 950), negatives (approximately 700), color photographic prints (13), art work and design projects documenting the career of John Walley, including materials and images from his work at the Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) and the Univ...

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Larry Janiak papers

Correspondence, booklets, resumes and other items relating to the career of filmmaker and designer Larry Janiak, who founded Zoetrope, a path-breaking newsletter about New Wave design. The collection includes "Larry Janiak, Letters of Recognition and Recommendation, compiled in 2001"; a booklet h...

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Larry Janiak papers, 1977-2001

Larry Janiak taught design animation and experimental filmmaking at the Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology from 1968 to 1980 and has belonged to the Vivekananda Vedanta Society of Chicago since 1965. Janiak has created several films for the Vedanta Society including a 196...

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Larry Janiak teaching at the Institute of Design, 1968-1980, [ca. 1980]

Video of designer and filmmaker Larry Janiak teaching at the Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, Ill.). Janiak founded Zoetrope (a path-breaking newsletter about New Wave design).

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