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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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Armour Research Foundation slides, 1940

3 ¼" x 4" glass slides bound in either black or red tape used by the ARF for presentations. Some slides have commercial mounts reading "Bond Slide Co., Inc. Chicago" and "Chicago Slide Co., 6 E. Lake St. Chicago." Box 1 images bulk with graphs, technical charts, gauges, a telephone switchboard in...

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Arthur Siegel photograph collection

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 23rd St. Viaduct

South Central Association Souvenir Twenty-third Street Viaduct Opening publication, a 116-page booklet, dated 1925, published by the South Central [or Central South?] Association, a Chicago citizens' membership organization. Includes list of members (individuals and businesses), advertisers, and ...

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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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Bronzeville digital stories, 2000

Thirty-one page booklet, Bronzeville Digital Stories, being a print version of interviews conducted by Illinois Institute of Technology students with nine African-Americans, current and former residents of Chicago's historically black neighborhood. In electronic form, these pages were part of a l...

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Bronzeville photo, 1961

One aerial color photograph (by unidentified photographer) of buildings, primarily residential, covering the 3400 south blocks of Michigan Ave., Indiana Ave., Prairie Ave., and Calumet Ave. in Chicago. Photo is apparently taken from the roof of De La Salle Institute (located at 3455 S. Wabash) an...

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Camp Armour collection, 1955

Color film titled Armour Summer Camp of Illinois Institute of Technology produced by the Visual Education Department (F. Lundgren, director; photography by John Butkus) and presented by the Alumni Association of IIT; ca. 1955; 26 min. Silent, but with section titles and brief text to introduces s...

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Celebrating 50 Years: S.R. Crown Hall, 1956-2006

Celebrating 50 Years: S.R. Crown Hall, 1956-2006, is a CD containing a pdf of photographs and texts documenting the planning, construction, and uses of S.R. Crown Hall.

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Color studies photographic slides, 1970-1979

Hand-made 35 mm slides, presumably used as a teaching aid by Institute of Design in connection color studies. The slides consist of pieces of chromatic cellophane sometimes combined with bits of paper, plant materials, splashes of ink, etc., or manipulated in some way (wrinkled, melted, etc.). Th...

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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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E3: Education and Experience in Engineering publications, 1972-1974

Various publications with information on the E3 program and engineering education. Includes promotional brochures from 1972 & 1973 as well as 1973 publications "Everything Connects to Everything," "E3 Project Based Learning, Bachelor of Science in Engineering," "Education and Experience in Engine...

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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 visual materials

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. ...


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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Henry T. Heald, University President's papers, 1920-1953

The collection consists of correspondence, memos, reports, and other materials which constitute the administrative files of the of Henry T. Heald in his role as President of Armour Institute of Technology (Chicago), 1937-1940 and as President of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago), 1940-1952.

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