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Allen Cleveland Lewis

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Allen C. LewisAllen C. Lewis’s initial bequest of $550,000 had increased to more than $1.6 million by 1895, when it was used to form Lewis Institute, the predecessor school that along with Armour Institute merged in 1940 to create Illinois Institute of Technology. In 2013 the Illinois Tech Department of Humanities, the College of Psychology, and the Department of Social Sciences combined to form Lewis College of Human Sciences.

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