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  • Abstract: art
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    • Old Northwest Territory Art Exhibit Collection, 1947-1951

    • This collection includes a scrapbook of announcements, programs, newspaper clippings and correspondence, as well as exhibition catalogs documenting the shows of the Old Northwest Territory Art Exhibit from 1947 to 1951.
    • 1988.1
    • 1 box (.5 linear feet) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Smith, Benjamin K., Papers, 1935-c.1980s

    • This collection of papers created by Chicago fine art appraiser and authenticator Benjamin K. Smith includes appraisals and related correspondence, organized by client name.
    • 1990.5
    • 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
    • Palmer, Bertha Honoré, correspondence collection, 1883-1899

    • A collection of letters written primarily to and by Bertha Honoré Palmer, concerning her involvement with the Board of Lady Managers and the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893. Some letters concern the...
    • 00.7
    • 0.5 linear ft. (1 box) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Taft, Lorado, Collection, 1908-1938

    • Chicago sculptor Lorado Taft, noted for his monumental outdoor sculptures, worked, taught, and lectured about art throughout his career. This collection contains a lecture typescript and photographs of his work.
    • 2001.7
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
    • Percier and Fontaine collection, c.1790-c.1875

    • French architects Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre François Léonard Fontaine (1762-1853) are widely credited with the development of the neo-classical Empire style. The Percier and Fontaine Collection is comprised of original architectural...
    • 2000.2
    • 15 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Rouault, Georges, Collection, 1946-1972

    • French artist Georges Rouault and Chicago Roman Catholic priest Father Richard J. Douaire sustained a correspondence about Rouault's art between World War II and the late 1950s. This collection comprises primarily the letters and photographs sent...
    • 1976.1
    • 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    • Fagg, William B., Archive, 1949-1982

    • The archive includes nearly 2800 black and white photographs and a verbatim transcription of Fagg's field notes from his trips to Africa between 1949 and 1959. The archive documents the work of artists, ceremonies, and daily life in Benin, the...
    • 2000.7
    • 19 boxes (9 linear feet) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Brewster, Walter S., Collection of Whistleriana, 1871-1947 (bulk 1917-1937)

    • An extensive collection of correspondence, printed papers, photographs, and other materials by and about James McNeill Whistler, compiled during the early twentieth century by collector Walter Stanton Brewster, one of a number of American...
    • 2002.6
    • 3 boxes (4 linear feet), 9 portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Reynolds, Mary, Collection, 1892-1972 (bulk 1941-1964)

    • Correspondence, photographs, financial papers, printed papers, personal papers and drawings documenting the wartime experiences of expatriate American Surrealist artist and advocate Mary Louise Reynolds in World War II France as well as her later...
    • 1951.1
    • 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.) and 2 portfolios
    • Graham, Bruce J., Papers, 1939-2015 (bulk 1960s-1980s)

    • Architect and art collector Bruce Graham's professional career and private life is documented through images, papers, and video tapes. Materials relating to Graham's wife, Jane Graham, and their friends, colleagues, and artistic collaborators are...
    • 2011.1
    • 23.5 linear feet (27 boxes), 3 portfolios, 2 oversize portfolios, flat file materials and 1 tube
    • Regensteiner, Else, Collection, 1914-2018 (bulk 1943-1997)

    • Else Regensteiner (1906-2003) was an influential weaver, textile designer, and teacher who was most active in Chicago from the mid 1940s to the early 1990s. Her work was influenced by the Bauhaus style and many of her students went on to become...
    • 2002.1
    • 36 boxes (17 linear feet) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Adler, David, Collection, 1860-2014 (bulk 1925-2001)

    • Chicago architect David Adler practiced in Chicago with Robert Work from 1917 to 1928 and independently thereafter and was known for adapting classical and vernacular styles to his residential commissions. This collection contains a portrait...
    • 2001.5
    • 7 boxes (3.25 linear feet), 2 portfolios, 1 oversize portfolio, 1 rolled tube and flatfile materials
    • Artists' papers, 1636-2007 (bulk 1800s-1980s)

    • Primarily consisting of the letters of English and Scottish artists, this correspondence spans one hundred and fifty years. Ranging in content from dinner invitations to discussions on the Royal Academy and Crystal Palace, the letters often...
    • 00.4
    • 16 boxes (9 linear feet), 5 portfolios, flatfile materials
    • Collins, George R., Archive of Catalan Art and Architecture, 1864-2016

    • The collection includes papers, photographs and realia collected by scholar and professor George R. Collins regarding architect Antoni Gaudi i Cornet, the Catalan Modernismo movement, and Catalan art, architecture and culture. It also includes...
    • 1989.1
    • Collins, George R. (George Roseborough), 1917-1993--Archives.; Gaudí, Antoni, 1852-1926.; Gaudí, Antoni, 1852-1926--Catalogues raisonnés.; Vilaseca i Casanovas, Josep, 1848-1910.; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.;...

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