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Armour Institute of Technology Records, 1882-ca. 1947

Founded by Frank W. Gunsaulus in 1890, the Armour Institute of Technology was one of two Chicago colleges which merged in 1940 (the other being the Lewis Institute) to create Illinois Institute of Technology.

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Armour Institute of Technology Records, ca 1895-1908

Armour Institute of Technology (Chicago) Grade Reports (2 bound volumes, 12x18x1½”; ca. 500 entries total) titled Records Vol. A and Vol. B on spines. The grade reports are primarily for 1898-1899, but with notes in some cases as to student’s date of entry to AIT, date left, and whether graduated...

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Arthur Siegel (1913-1978) Papers, 1927-1985

A large and comprehensive collection of materials document the career of Chicago photographer and educator Arthur Siegel (1913-1978).

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Decade Subject File, 1856-1935

Correspondence, statements, reports, and other papers related to different aspects of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) operations, grouped by decade: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, and 1900. Each decade comprises a separate series, and subseries within each decade follow the same...

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Cubs first night game at Wrigley Field photographs

Color photographic prints of the Chicago Cubs' first night game at Wrigley Field against the Philadelphia Phillies. Images depict baseball players and fans on the field, the lights over the leftfield stands, the outfield bleachers, Ernie Banks and Billy Williams throwing the first pitches, the Ch...

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Edward A. Duckett (b.1920) Collection, 1931-1978

Documents and images related to the work and career of Bauhaus-émigré architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

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Forrest McDonald papers, 1873-1963

The Forrest McDonald papers consist of2.285 linear feet spanning the years 1873 to 1963 (bulk 1955 to 1959) and research notes, correspondence, clippings, transcripts of interviews, and publications relating to his biography of Samuel Insull.

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Institute of Design Collection, c.1934-1955

The philosophy, history, and works of faculty and students of The Institute of Design in Chicago are documented through books, booklets, pamphlets, brochures, letters, unpublished papers, published articles, and photographs.

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John Crerar Library. Records, 1856-1984

Records of the John Crerar Library from its establishment in 1894 through its move to the University of Chicago in 1984.

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Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer (1885-1967) Papers, c.1885-1995

Professional and business papers, including correspondence, research materials, manuscripts, photographs, and personal memorabilia document the life and career of Bauhaus émigrée and author, educator, city planner, and architect Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer.

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Orville B. Carlisle family visual materials, 1900s-1960s (bulk 1920s-1940s)

Black-and-white photographic prints, albums, negatives, and transparencies; color transparencies; cyanotypes; hand-colored lantern slide; and printed materials related to the Orville B. Carlisle family and engineering work. Images primarily depict views of Carlisle and family at holiday ...

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Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

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Samuel Insull papers, 1799-1970

The Insull papers contain correspondence, photographs, autobiographical accounts, manuscripts, resolutions, minutes, press releases, speeches, publications, corporate reports, legal documents, account books, news clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. The bulk of material covers the life and car...

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Teenage Photo Documentary Project photograph collection, 1985.

Photographs by Chicago area teenagers of their friends, environment, and activities. Environments include homes--especially bedrooms, shops, schools, parks, beaches and fast food restaurants. Scenes usually show the involvement or participation of the teenager. Activities include hairdressing, li...


Thomas R. Burleigh Collection, 1940-2000

Drawings, papers, and photographs documenting Chicago architect Thomas Burleigh s study under and later associations with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL, during the 1940s and 1950s.

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William E. Dunlap (1922-1973) Papers, 1921-1957

Various materials document Chicago architect William Dunlap's work as a student and instructor at the Illinois Institute of Technology during the years 1946-1952, as well as some early design project contributions. Included are transcripts of class lectures, architectural drawings and photographs...

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