University Archives and Special Collections houses 1,500 collections which include Illinois Institute of Technology records and those of its predecessor schools, the Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute. These collections include materials related to the New Bauhaus and Institute of Design, the development of IIT’s Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-designed campus, and the surrounding Bronzeville neighborhood.
Explore the collection through:
Our finding aid portal, where you can search and browse our archival collections
Our digital collections portal for discovering digitized archival material
Digital exhibits and collections that present stories from Illinois Tech’s history through archival and Special Collections materials
Research guides to our prominent collecting areas: