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Historic Architecture and Landscape Image Collection: Modern, c.1945-

Historic Architecture and Landscape Image Collection: Modern

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Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
The Art Institute of Chicago

Finding Aid Published: 2011

Historic Architecture and Landscape Image Collection: Modern c.1945-

Accession Number: 2008.3


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COLLECTION SUMMARY:
TITLE:Historic Architecture and Landscape Image Collection: Modern c.1945-
EXTENT:Approx. 8 linear feet
REPOSITORY: Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries,
The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603-6110
(312) 443-7292 phone
rbarchives@artic.edu
http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/rbarchives/rbarchives.html
ABSTRACT:Approximately 8 linear feet of photographic images document examples of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning in the United States and internationally from the end of World War II up until the current day.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Mounted black and white, toned, and color photographic prints; black and white photographic negatives; black and white and color  photomechanical prints.
ORIGINATION: Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, The Art Institute of Chicago
ACQUISITION INFORMATION:This collection is derived from various sources including transfers from the curatorial Department of Architecture and Design.

HISTORICAL NOTE:
This collection is derived from various sources including transfers from the curatorial Department of Architecture and Design.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE:
Approximately 800 photographic images document examples of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning in the United States and internationally from the end of World War II up until the current day.

ORGANIZATION AND ARRANGEMENT:
Images are numbered numerically as they are accessioned and are arranged according to that number.

CONTROLLED ACCESS POINTS:
This collection and other related materials may be found under the following headings in online catalogs:
Architecture--Illinois--Chicago--Photographs
Architecture--United States--Photographs
Landscape design--Illinois--Chicago--Photographs
Landscape design--United States--Photographs
City planning--Illinois--Chicago--History--Sources
City planning--United States--History--Sources
Architectural Photography

RELATED MATERIALS IN THE RYERSON AND BURNHAM ARCHIVES, THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO:
Images of architectural, landscape,and urban planning sujects may be found in numerous other individual architect-, artist-, and building-related collections held by the Ryerson and Burnham Archives.

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
The collection is housed in the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries' on-site stacks.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS:
This collection may be used by qualified readers in the Reading Room of the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries at The Art Institute of Chicago. Collections maintained on-site are available for patron use without prior arrangement or appointment. Collections maintained in off-site storage will be retrieved with advance notification; please consult the Archivist for the current retrieval schedule. For further information, consult http://www.artic.edu/aic/access/access.html

USER RESTRICTIONS:
The Art Institute of Chicago is providing access to the materials in the Libraries' collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of the Art Institute is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Archivist, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago. In addition to permission from the Art Institute, permission of the copyright owner (if not the Art Institute) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distribution, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. The Art Institute makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.

PREFERRED CITATION:
Historic Architecture and Landscape Image Collection: Modern, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago.

PROCESSING INFORMATION:
This collection was processed by Nathaniel Parks with assistance from various interns. This finding aid was written by Nathaniel Parks in 2011.

ACCRUALS:
New materials may be added to this collection on an irregular basis.

ALTERNATE FORM AVAILABLE:
Metadata describing the contents and location of the HALIC: Modern collection is currently available through a searchable electronic database that can be accessed online at http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/research/specialcollections/digitalcollections/allcollections.html


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