Harold Bretz Papers and 35 mm slides

Descriptive Summary

Harold Bretz Papers and 35 mm slides
Illinois Institute of Technology Archives
1.0 Linear feet
Predominant Dates
Bulk, 1957-1986

Biographical note

Harold Bretz was an Illinois Institute of Technology faculty member, 1957 to 1986 and Associate Dean of the Graduate School, (ca. 1969 – 86). From 1958 – 1963, Bretz acted as Camp Administrator at Camp Armour, IIT’s civil engineering camp on Upper Trout Lake, Wisconsin. He lived in campus faculty housing, apartment 701 Cunningham Hall.

Scope and Contents note

Documents and photographs concerning Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) created or collected by Harold Bretz, including reminiscences of Camp Armour, the Commons building, and Dean Clarence Deakins; an address given by Clarence Deakins, Dean of Students in April 1958 on the occasion of his departure from IIT after 12 years; and 185 color slides (35mm) of campus development, building construction, properties razed and campus streetscapes. Also, images of Camp Armour, the university’s civil engineering surveying camp in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2011 November 14 by Lisa Calahan, Andrew Steadham, and Lauren Kalal.

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