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The History of Illinois Institute of Technology

Armour and Lewis Unite - The Beginnings of IIT
The following essay about the creation of Illinois Institute of Technology was published in December 1939 in the Armour Engineer and Alumnus.

Pres. Henry T. Heald, IIT, the U.S. Navy V-12, and WWII
This essay on the V-12 program at IIT discusses President Heald's key role in bringing IIT to the attention of the military at as training center for both civilian and military personnel during WWII. Historic photographs from the IIT Archives illustrated the essay. For a list of articles about the V-12 program which appeared in Technology News, the student newspaper, click here, or see the Tech News Collection.