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Alfred Caldwell blueprint, 1954

Blueprint, "Landscape Plan for Housing Area" of Illinois Institute of Technology campus (Chicago) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Architect, and Alfred Caldwell, Landscape Architect. Shows "play Meadow" and six surrounding buildings between Michigan Ave. and Wabash Ave. Includes a Planting List of t...

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Armour Research Foundation photo prints, 1951-1964

Negatives and contact prints of black and white images documenting scientists and research projects of Armour Research Foundation (later, IITRI).

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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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IIT in the Landscape, After Mies and Caldwell report, 1999

Publication titled IIT in the Landscape: 1999 Illinois Institute of Technology West Campus Landscape Master Plan. After Mies and Caldwell: A Report to the Mies Campus Committee. The Plan concerns IIT's main campus at 33rd and S. State Streets. "West campus" refers to the academic area on the west...

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Institute of Design Photography Oral History Project, 2011

Twenty-three video interviews with Institute of Design alumni regarding their experiences in the photography program. The interviewees discuss fellow students and instructors such as Arthur Siegel, Aaron Siskind, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan, Nathan Lerner, Frederick Sommer, and others. The in...

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Institute of Design Records, 1937-ca. 1955

Academic and creative materials of the New Bauhaus also known as the American School of Design, School of Design, and the Institute of Design, ca. 1937 to ca. 1955. Includes academic catalogues, class and school activities announcements, biographical materials on faculty and students. Also exampl...

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe blueprints, 1942-1943

Blueprints by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe of the (unbuilt) Library and Administration Building designed for Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago). Five pages; 36" x 48"; 1/8"=1' scale. Also included is the original mailing envelope (postmark illegible) with label from Mies van der Rohe's Wabash...

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe blueprints, 1942-1943

Blueprints by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe of the (unbuilt) Library and Administration Building designed for Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago). Five pages; 36" x 48"; 1/8"=1' scale. Also included is the original mailing envelope (postmark illegible) with label from Mies van der Rohe's Wabash...

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe blueprints, 1944-1945

Three sheets of blueprints, ca. 1944-1945, showing floor plans for the (unbuilt) Library and Administration Building on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. 1) Two drawing on the same sheet identified as "Administration" and showing the second floo...

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe memorandum, 1945

Memo dated Sept. 18, 1945 to "Professor Ludwig Mies van der Rohe" from S. I. Hayakawa. Concerns a request from COOP magazine for architectural photos to be used in an upcoming article. Typed, unsigned memo is the copy sent to Frank Wheeler in Illinois Institute of Technology's News Bureau with a ...

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe prints, 1980-1989

Reproductions of two drawings 10¼ x 13¾" by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe of Court House Projects, ca. 1934. Originals are ink on tracing paper, 8½ x 11¾" in the collection of The Museum of Modern Art.

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McCormick Tribune Campus Center construction binder, 2000

Looseleaf binder identified only as McCormick Tribune Campus Center (with image of model on cover). Per donor, the piece was produced for a Trustees' Facility Committee meeting, ca. Oct. 2000 - Aug. 2001. Shows the building's "allocated budget" vs. "current construction estimate." Six section det...

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Peter Lindsay Schaudt Landscape Architecture, Inc. drawings, 2000-2002

Drawings (many oversize and mostly on vellum) of design development and construction phases of landscape designs by Peter Lindsay Schaudt Landscape Architecture, Inc. for the Federal Street Landscape Improvements project and the Galvin Pritzker Grove (including benches and fountain) on the campus...

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Peter Lindsay Schaudt Landscape Architecture, Inc. drawings, 2001-2004

Drawings (many oversize and mostly on vellum) of design development and construction phases of landscape designs by Peter Lindsay Schaudt Landscape Architecture, Inc. for the State Street Village (student housing) site on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago). 19 sheets; dated ...

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Peter Lindsay Schaudt Landscape Architecture, Inc. drawings, 2004-2007

Landscape drawings related to work done for two projects on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) by Peter Lindsay Schaudt. Projects are: University Technology Park at IIT and IIT Research Institute [IITRI] Plaza. 9 pages; 30 x 42"; black lines on white paper.

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Peter Lindsay Schaudt papers, 1998-2000

50 sheets (mostly oversize and mostly on vellum) of landscape designs representing all stages from freehand concepts to AutoCAD construction drawings for Crown Hall Field, streetscaping along State St., 31st, and 33rd Streets, all on Illinois Institute of Technology's campus.

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S. R. Crown Hall National Historic Landmark Nomination papers, 2001

Copy of the final National Historic Landmark nomination form accepted for S. R. Crown Hall with accompanying letter from the National Historic Landmarks Survey. The narrative cites Crown Hall as "an icon of "Miesian' architecture and the International Style" (p. 17) for which it was granted Landm...

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S. R. Crown Hall Renovation Feasibility Study materials, 1974

S. R. Crown Hall Renovation Feasibility Study prepared by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; dated February 1974. Photocopied pages including text, drawings, technical charts, specifications, etc.

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Snow Cruiser in Popular Mechanics, 1939

Issue of Popular Mechanics (October, 1939, Vol. 72, No. ) with cover image (color drawing) and article on the Snow Cruiser explaining how the retractable wheels work. Includes illustrations. Pages 494, 495, and 151A.

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Student Independent

Two issues of Student Independent (number 8, Fall 2001 - Spring 2002 and number 9, Fall 2002 - Spring 2003) described in volume 8 as "...a series of student-produced portfolios that bring together recent examples of innovative and creative course work form the student body at the Institute of Des...

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